CNN.com tallied nearly 80 million page views Tuesday, its highest-trafficked day since July 7, 2009, the day of the memorial service for Michael Jackson. Traffic was up 61 percent compared with the prior-four-week average and 10 percent over the day of the rescue of the Chilean miners.
Unique visitors to CNN.com were up 26 percent versus the prior-four-week average and 10 percent versus numbers for the 2006 midterm Election Day, totaling more than 11.2 million. Nearly 250,000 live videos were viewed, up fourfold from the prior-four-week average.
CNN Mobile welcomed more than 2.2 million unique visitors Tuesday, up 30 percent compared with the prior-four-week average, and mobile page views were up 42 percent to 7.3 million.