Reddit clocked 56 billion pageviews in 2013

Get ready for this: Reddit had 56 billion pageviews and 731 million unique visitors¬†this year, according to a post published on the official Reddit blog.¬† Possibly even more remarkable: The site had more than 40 million posts in 2013, and the most-read post only had 3.6 million pageviews, meaning that a whole lot of activity came from the long tail. Maybe Reddit should change its tagline to “the 731 million front pages of the internet”?

Is The Drudge Report gunning for Google?

Conservative media icon Matt Drudge has long had a regular cast of villains — from global warming to the Obama administration — that appear on his website. In the last year, Google appears to have joined the ranks of these in-house bugbears.