After a record-setting January, msnbc.com continues to experience impressive growth. With more than 58 million page views on the day of the MSNBC Democratic candidates’ debate, msnbc.com had the biggest traffic day for any presidential debate day on record. The site also set a two-day debate video record on February 26 and 27, with 1.2 million on-demand video streams of debate-related content. This was the highest on-demand video stream total served for any political debate. And over nine million unique users visited msnbc.com on February 26, 2008.
Consumers turn to msnbc.com for real-time coverage and next day analysis following major political news events. The site’s comprehensive political coverage, including in-depth reports, live streaming, interactive features, and exclusive video from NBC News delivers the latest news, insight and analysis that consumers want.
Msnbc.com delivers a fuller spectrum of news. Drawing on its award-winning original journalism, NBC News heritage, trusted sources and Microsoft’s advanced technologies, the site presents compelling, diverse and visually-engaging stories on the consumer’s platform of choice. Based in Redmond, WA, msnbc.com is a joint venture of Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT) and NBC Universal (NYSE:GE).
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Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst