Digital & Online
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In just 11 months of operation has moved to the second most-visited commercial news website in the country, according to the latest monthly Nielsen Digital Content Ratings (DCR) for March.

A record 38 per cent month-on-month growth has now being visited by almost 1 in 2 Australians. is now the dominant News website for the key under 30s demographic. Number 1 in both men and women – reaching 72 per cent of the under 30 population in the country.

Commenting, Executive Producer, Phil Goyen, said: “March was a tough month for so many. Our goal was to provide fast and factual information as well as comfort and understanding. We were right beside our audience every step of the way and we will remain there.” features content from Australia’s most-watched television news service, 7NEWS, alongside a digital newsroom dedicated to local breaking news and original reporting.

Since its launch in August 2019, ‘The Latest from 7NEWS on Facebook Watch’ has surpassed 270 million views.

(Source: Nielsen Digital Content Ratings, March 2020 Monthly Tagged, People 2+, Digital (C/M), Text, Current Events and Global News (Sub-Category), Unique Audience, Avg Time Spent, Sessions Per Person. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Jun 2019, Estimated resident population by age at 30 June 2018)