BuzzFeed earns record profits, sees 85M unique visitors a month

by Curtis Lee Fulton

In a memo to employees, BuzzFeed says it earned record profit in August and also reached a record 85 million unique visitors in the same month.

The company now has 300 employees. 

BuzzFeed figures that it will be “one of the biggest sites on the web” by next this time next year.

The company says it’s growing offsite channels as well, boasting 50 million monthly views on YouTube, with two million subscribers.  It’s produced 570 videos, over a hundred of which have passed one million views each.