ABCNEWS.com Posts Solid February

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ABCNEWS.com posted the third-highest month in its history in February in terms of unique visitors, totaling 26.2 million, 33 percent higher than its February 2009 figure.

The site added that video views were up 38 percent compared with the prior-year month, and that it totaled 211 million page views in February, also experiencing a 45 percent jump in page views for ABC News Mobile.

One of the main traffic drivers for ABCNEWS.com in February was a group of 13 overhead photos taken by an NYPD helicopter unit photographer during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, after ABC News obtained 2,779 pictures on nine CDs from the federal government as the result of filing a Freedom of Information Act request in August.

ABCNEWS.com said its two highest months, in terms of unique visitors, were January 2010 with 27.4 million and September 2008 at 26.5 million.