Drudge Still Sinking, Sends Bizarre Celebratory Tweet
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The Drudge Report continues to sink in traffic rankings, with the scarcely-used verified Matt Drudge Twitter account seemingly
celebrating receiving only two-thirds of the traffic the anti-Trump
site received as far back as 2012.
Eight years ago, the Drudge Report celebrated “over a billion” page views.
That number, according to Matt Drudge’s own tweet, is now under 700 million.
The site changed editorial tone over the past four years, stabbing
President Trump in the back and being competed against by more
patriotic alternatives such as Citizen Free Press, The Bongino Report, Revolver, Populist.Press, Bannon’s WarRoom, The Liberty Daily, and
Celebrating in 2012, Drudge and his public relations team crowed:
The Drudge Report, the pioneering muck-raking blog published
by Matt Drudge, has hit an important Internet publishing
milestone: surpassing 1 billion monthly page views, according
to Intermarkets Inc., which represents ad sales for the Drudge
Today, Drudge tweeted, “Thanks a billion! Well, almost…”
Speculation recently arose as to whether or not Matt Drudge even sold
the website, but numerous sources have confirmed to The National Pulse
that Matt Drudge still controls the editorial position of the now
Meanwhile, websites like Citizen Free Press continue to grow, raking
in a whopping 88 million hits on the month – a milestone achievement
for a recently developed alternative.
According to web traffic site SimilarWeb, Drudge lost market share in
the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. He rose
in New Zealand.