Here are some tracking stats from the last year. What happened in July 2011? SO tracking looks regular, so it's at least not a network-wide glitch.

There's a page views peak on July 1st and 2nd.

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On July 13th, SU lost 30% of people, visits, page views.

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    My guess is Google Panda hit.
    – Sathyajith Bhat Mod
    Mar 6, 2012 at 8:20
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    Google Panda has always been my idea as well, though honestly, as long as our 'less' valuable pages stopped getting hits, you know ones with no answers for instance, then I don't think that necessarily was a bad thing
    – Ivo Flipse
    Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01


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