tops PH news website rankings in 2023
154M SITE VISITS BASED ON SIMILARWEB REPORT tops PH news website rankings in 2023

/ 05:50 AM January 16, 2024

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MANILA, Philippines — has kept its ranking as the top Philippine news website in 2023, according to a report by analytics firm Similarweb.

The same report showed Rappler posting the biggest decline in visits among the Philippine news websites covered in the study.


The report showed that drew over 154 million site visits — marking a significant lead over its competitors ABS-CBN (63.19 million), Rappler (91.23 million), GMA News Online (96.07 million), and (100.3 million).


Comparing data from 2022 and 2023, its traffic declined by 38.24 percent, from 147,715,648 in 2022 to 91,231,912 in 2023.

ABS-CBN followed Rappler with a 27.42 percent decline rate and GMA News Online with 17.11 percent. Apart from overall visits, Similarweb’s data showed that also dominated across all channels: direct, email, referrals, social, and organic.

No. 1 in social media traffic

Social media traffic hit a downtrend starting in April 2023 due to Meta shutting down Facebook Instant Article, but continued to lead in the platform. From February to April, it logged 34.62 million social media traffic, surpassing’s 14.59 million, Rappler’s 17.84 million, ABS-CBN’s 20.37 million and GMA News Online’s 29.87 million.

Similarweb 2023 ranking

** Graphics for similarweb story ** 2023 Trarffic by Source

The analytics firm’s competitive ranking report for 2023 also revealed’s top position in organic searches, tallying 67.20 million.

The site also took the top spot in email and referral traffic, garnering 139,000 and 3.4 million, respectively, outpacing Rappler (26,800 and 1.5 million), ABS-CBN (31,200 and 1.4 million), GMA News Online (50,200 and 1.8 million) and (83,300 and 1.9 million).

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