On the day of Queen Elisabeth II’s death, more than 87 million visits were recorded by the CMPA on sites and applications in the News & General Information and Society categories.
This event attracted 19% more visits on Thursday September 8 compared to a normal Thursday. The peak in visits to dedicated sites and apps was recorded between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., with 10 million visits at 8 p.m.
On Friday, September 9, the CMPA also observed an increase of +9% vs. a normal Friday. In total, Thursday 8 and Friday 9 September, 165 million visits were recorded on sites and applications in these same categories.
These are the sites of BFM TV (+40% vs a standard Thursday and +19% vs a standard Friday), France Info (+53% and +9%) and Le Figaro (+12% and +2%) which were the most viewed on those days.
Top 10 most visited sites on September 8 and 9
In terms of applications, those of Le Monde (+38% and +10%), France info (+45% and +9%) and Le Figaro (+21% and +9%) are in the lead.
Top 10 apps visited on September 8 and 9