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Russia: LiveJournal Loses 23 Percent of the Audience in 2011

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Freedom of Speech, Politics, Technology, RuNet Echo

Vedomosti analyses [1] [ru] serious drop (23-25 percent in 2011) in LiveJournal traffic. While most analytics agree that the decrease is connected to DDoS attacks on the RuNet's main political platform [2] as well as interface improvements in Facebook and Google+, LiveJournal representative explain the negative dynamics with ‘summer┬áseasonal prevalence.’