The popular American website Huffington Post is aiming to expand internationally in the next two years through partnerships with newspapers.
The Netherlands is not yet on the agenda according to the executive in charge of the website’s international expansion. We have no current plans for the Netherlands yet, “said Maymann via Twitter. “But it’s on the list for the next group of countries.
The Huffington Post is expanding to France with the upcoming launch of ‘Le Huffington Post’, a French-language edition of the site, to be run in conjunction with The Le Monde Group and Les Nouvelles Editions Independantes.
The Huffington Post, which was purchased by AOL for $315 million in February, has already launched international sites in Canada and Britain. Negotiations are underway for a site to be launched in Brazil, Huffington told Le Monde.
The Huffington Post is an American news and blog network run by author and political activist Arianna Huffington and owned by AOL.
The Huffington Post, commonly called HuffPost or HuffPo, was the 6th-largest news site in the United States as of April 2011, attracting 29 million monthly unique visitors. The site has seen steady, significant growth since its launch in 2005.