July 05, 2022 2:26PM
Internet disruptions overview for Q2 2022
In this post, we review selected Internet disruptions observed by Cloudflare during the second quarter of 2022, supported by traffic graphs from Cloudflare Radar and other internal Cloudflare tools, and grouped by associated cause or common geography...
June 10, 2022 11:01AM
AAE-1 & SMW5 cable cuts impact millions of users across multiple countries
On June 7, the Africa-Asia-Europe-1 (AAE-1) and SEA-ME-WE-5 (SMW-5) submarine cables suffered cable cuts, impactingInternet connectivity for millions of Internet users across multiple countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia...
June 09, 2022 2:41PM
How Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee had an impact on the Internet
The UK's Internet traffic was clearly impacted with less traffic than usual during this weekend's celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. We also show impact from Canada to New Zealand and the royals and news websites...
May 19, 2022 2:30PM
Eurovision 2022, the Internet effect version
The 66th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, in Turin, Italy, had two semi-finals (May 10 and 12) and a final (May 14), all of them with highlights, including Ukraine’s victory...
May 16, 2022 2:44PM
How Ramadan shows up in Internet trends
What happens to the Internet traffic in countries where many observe Ramadan? Depending on the country, there are clear shifts and changing patterns in Internet use, particularly before dawn and after sunset...
April 20, 2022 3:03PM
US Tax Day 2022. How leaving it to the last day impacts tax sites
How tax related websites were impacted by the Tax Day 2022 (the April 18 deadline to fill federal and state taxes)? With the highest growth in April...