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'World Press Trends 2014' Debunks Newspapers' Death

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.06.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Each day, more than half the world's adult population read a daily newspaper: 2.5 billion in print and more than 800 million in digital form," according to the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

(VIDEO) AOL Tops comScore Rankings of Video Advertising Properties

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

In comScore's monthly ranking of video advertising properties, AOL reached the top spot for the time. It  ranked #1 in video ad reach, serving ads t...

VIDEO: Weather Company Pairs Marketers With Moods

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO -- Weather often affects consumers' moods, and that means it can impact purchase behavior, says DJ Reali, SVP MultiPlatform Sales at the Weat...

(VIDEO) Facebook Targeting A Boon for Marketers, Havas' Social Lead

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.27.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO -- Facebook is a marketer's dream for video, but brands need to be smart about how to use the targeting, fan base, and types of video on the s...

(VIDEO) Video Beats Display, Nearly As Good As TV: comScore's Fulgoni

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.22.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO -- Digital video is performing highly as an advertising medium, and nearly approaching the volume of TV in some quarters, says one of the lead...

(VIDEO) Interstitial Better Than Auto-Play: Jun CEO Mulls New Mobile Ads

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO - Ad network Jun Group's CEO Mitchell Reichgut "recoils" when he hears about auto-playing ads, the new format being picked by Facebook and oth...

Facebook Passes YouTube for Desktop Video: comScore's Fulgoni

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO -- Less than a year after it began testing auto-playing video, Facebook is the winner in a tipping point against rival Google. "In the month ...

(VIDEO) Video Ad Fraud Is Not As Bad As You Think: comScore's Chasin

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.10.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Over the last year, video ad measurement firms have started reporting around 40% or 50% of video ad impressions may not really be viewed by consumers,...

(VIDEO) GroupM to Exit Open Ad Exchanges by Year End, Ari Bluman

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

Thus far, the rise of automated, "programmatic" online ad-trading techniques has come with the rise of open ad exchanges. But GroupM, parent of the WP...

American Media Brands Cast Web Over News in India

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media
Preetam Kaushik

The Indian news cycle has been operating at a feverish pitch of late. American media players are attempting to foray into the Indian market for online news, and results have been mixed so far.

Google Integrates with comScore's Cross-Platform Measurement Tool

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.19.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

PALM  SPRINGS, CA -  At the IAB annual leadership meeting, Google and announced its full integration with comScore to measure the impact of cross-pl...

New York Times to Expand Syndication for Videos as Monthly Views Double to 12 Million

Andy Plesser | Posted 02.01.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Videos on The New York Times have been watched a record 12 million times by some three million "unique" viewers in October, according to data provided...

Looking For Work, January 2013

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Reese Schonfeld

I know that December and Christmas season create a lot of temporary jobs, but if at least 8 million unique users are visiting employment sites, it does not speak well for the job market.

The Truth About Newspapers in the 21st Century

Sourav Roy | Posted 12.06.2012 | Media
Sourav Roy

While the notion that newspapers are dying a pitiable death eggs on, reality debunks the myth and potrays a different picture.

Study By Facebook Consultant Says Ads Are Actually Effective

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Technology

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 (Reuters) - Marketing on Facebook influences consumer behavior and leads to increased purcha...

(video) Explosive Online Video Growth Coming from Premium Programming, comScore's Eli Goodman

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2012 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The growth in online video consumption in the United States is currently being driven by increased viewing of long-form programming, such as TV shows...

Smartphones About To Surpass Dumbphones

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology

As of February 2012, nearly half (or about 49.7 percent) of U.S. mobile subscribers now own a smartphone, according to a new Nielsen report. That'...

Occupy Wall Street Video Producers Employ 4G Device to Stream Protests

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Global Revolution, the organization which is managing the live Web video streaming of a number of Occupy Wall Street protests, has purchased sever...

Cyber Monday Help Boost Online Holiday Sales

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- U.S. online sales in the holiday season to date are up 15 percent to $24.6 billion, according to comScore. The research firm said Sunday ...

Online Shopping Sales Continue To Surge

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- U.S. shoppers are still spending heavily online after a record-busting "Cyber Monday," research firm comScore Inc. said Sunday. The firm,...

There Are Now More Wireless Devices Than Human Beings In America

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

For the first time ever, there are more wireless subscriber connections than there are people in the United States. According to a survey by the CT...

Exclusive Video: comScore Now Ranking All YouTube Partner Channels

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

comScore, which first broke out metrics around the top 50 YouTube partner channels for the month of July, is publishing analytics for all YouTube partner channels, which is many thousands.

Google+ Fastest Growing Social Network Ever, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

The Google+ project, launched on June 28, is now the fastest growing social network ever with over 25 million members, according to a report from Web ...

What People Use Their Phones For Most

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

Raise your phones in the air if you're an avid texter. According to comScore's study of 30,000 U.S. mobile users between November 2010 and February...

Email Use Plummets 59% Among Teens

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Email is for old people--literally. Email use dropped 59 percent among users aged 12-17, as well as 8 percent overall, according to ComScore's 2010 D...