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Nearly 20 Billion Pages Are Viewed on WordPress Sites Each Month


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During the month of October 2006 when WordPress was just starting out, 595,412 posts were published on blogs using the WordPress-hosted application at WordPress.com. Those 595,412 posts generated an impressive 25.6 million pages views during the same month. Fast forward just 8 years later. During the month of December 2014, 409 million people generated more

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Millennials Trust Online-Only News Sites More than Network and Cable TV News


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A new report based on results of The Harris Poll of 2,537 U.S. adults in August 2014 reveals that online-only news sites (like Huffington Post and Yahoo! News) are trusted to deliver news fairly and accurately more by younger audiences than older audiences. In fact, the large and highly coveted millennial audience (people between the

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Fastest Growing Digital News Audience is Young Women


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Women between the ages of 18 and 24 represent the fastest growing segment of the digital newspaper audience. According to a report from the Newspaper Association of America (based on research conducted by comScore of 300 U.S. newspapers), the number of young women who read digital newspaper content jumped by 38% between August 2013 and

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