ABC News Websites unique audience share has fallen 27.2 percent in the latest results from Nielsen, returning News.com.au to its long held first place position. The fall comes after a spike in usage relating to the Australian federal election.
News.com.au has also seen a rise in user engagement with 1hr and 38 mins spent on the site per person, after reclaiming its lead in the Nielsen top ten with a unique audience share of 6.1 million.
Smh.com.au has secured second place in the results with an audience of 5.2 million, after falling below ABC News Websites to third place in July.
Nine.com.au and Daily Mail Australia have retained their fourth and fifth places, respectively, with very small changes in their overall audience share.
The Herald Sun has also moved up two positions, beating out The Guardian and The Age to eighth place. The Guardian has dropped 15.3 percent compared with last month’s audience share, which resulted in the website dropping three positions to ninth place.
|Name||Unique Audience (000)||Page Views Per Person||Sessions Per Person||Time Per Person (hh:mm:ss)|
|ABC News Websites||4731||22||9.14||00:28:28|
|Daily Mail Australia||3208||33||11.27||00:50:09|
|Yahoo7 News Websites||2840||13||7.89||00:14:49|
Nielsen Digital Ratings (Monthly) – August 2016
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