BuzzFeed Partners With CNN, Sets Up Studio In Los Angeles

Online viral news and media site BuzzFeed is further expanding its operations in the Los Angeles area, and has set up a "social studio" in Los Angeles to help "influencers, thinkers and celebrities" to create videos for the social web. The new studio comes in conjunction with a new partnership announced with CNN, around a new online channel, CNNBuzzFeed. BuzzFeed said the new studio will grow to 30 people in the new few months, and will be led by Ze Frank. The company said the newly constructed studio will also include a coffee shop and store.