As the first Internet site dedicated to 24-hour news coverage, CNN.com ranks as the leading online news and information site, attracting an average of 23 million unique users each month. Launched in 1995, CNN.com draws from the worldwide resources of the CNN News Group to provide relevant, up-to-the minute news and information. CNN.com features the latest multimedia technologies, from live video streaming to audio packages to searchable archives of news features and background information.
CNN.com's busiest days occurred on Nov. 3, 2004, with 451 million page impressions and Election Day, Nov. 2, 2004 with 372 million page impressions. Both of those topped the previous record from Sept. 12, 2001, when the site registered more than 337 million page impressions. In 2004, CNN.com is averaging more than 1 billion page impressions every month.
Its services include Your E-mail Alerts – a free personalized news tracking service for CNN.com members; CNN QuickCast – an online video newscast produced exclusively for Web syndication and updated hourly; CNN NewsPass – a subscription service providing users with up to 30 new video clips each day in more than a dozen news categories; and CNNtoGO, which delivers CNN directly to users' mobile devices, enabling them to get instant news updates no matter where they go. CNN.com has received many national and international awards.