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Press Release Jan. 17, 2006 | Share

Holiday-Related Content Drove December Web Activity, According to comScore Media Metrix Top 50 Online Property Ranking

RESTON, VA, January 17, 2006 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of consumer activity at top online properties and categories. As anticipated, holiday-related sites garnered strong traffic in December, with the strongest gains realized by shipping sites, jewelry/ luxury goods providers and retail – music outlets. December... Read more

Press Release Nov. 29, 2005 | Share

Seasonal Web Usage Driven By Gatherings, Greetings and Games

RESTON, VA, November 29, 2005 – Consumers used the Internet to send “virtual” greetings and view other holiday fare during the October Halloween season, according to the latest monthly analysis from comScore Media Metrix for October 2005. Visitation to electronic greeting card sites was up 29 percent, making it the highest-gaining category during... Read more

Press Release Oct. 28, 2005 | Share

Americans Reach Out, Log On During Turbulent September

RESTON, VA, October 28, 2005 – Battered by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the U.S. Gulf Coast region was given a boost by Americans across the country through donations, volunteerism, and other gestures of support – often shown online. According to the latest monthly analysis from comScore Media Metrix, visitation to sites offering relief and assistance... Read more

Press Release Sep. 19, 2005 | Share

Local Information Sources Meet Nationwide Demand for Hurricane Katrina Information

RESTON, VA, September 19, 2005 – Americans seeking online news and information about Hurricane Katrina went straight to the source, dramatically increasing visitation to New Orleans’ local media outlets in August, according to the monthly analysis of online activity released today by comScore Media Metrix. Read more

Press Release Aug. 17, 2005 | Share

Star-Struck Observers Drawn to Space Shuttle Launch Online, Reports comScore Media Metrix

RESTON, VA, August 16, 2005 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of consumer activity at the top online properties and categories. In July, consumers were drawn to the Web by historic events such as the Discovery Space Shuttle launch and Lance Armstrong’s record-setting ride to a seventh Tour de France victory. Read more

Press Release Aug. 8, 2005 | Share

50 Million Americans Visited Blogs During the First Quarter 2005, According to New comScore Study

RESTON, Va., Aug. 8, 2005 – comScore Networks today released a report detailing the scale, composition and activities of audiences of Weblogs, commonly known as “blogs.” The report, which was sponsored in part by Six Apart and Gawker Media, found that nearly 50 million Americans, or about 30 percent of the total U.S. Internet population, visited... Read more

Press Release Jul. 19, 2005 | Share

Automakers Shift Web Traffic Into High Gear in June

RESTON, VA, July 19, 2005 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of consumer activity at the top online properties and categories. In June, General Motors’ new financing option and other highly publicized promotions helped automotive manufacturers drive significant traffic increases compared to last year. Additionally, Web... Read more

Press Release Jun. 16, 2005 | Share

“The Force” Draws Millions to Online Movie Ticket Merchants in May

RESTON, VA, June 16, 2005 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of consumer activity at top online properties and categories. The May release of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith drove increased visitation to a broad range of Web sites and categories. The Web’s top movie ticket merchants capitalized on the phenomenon... Read more

Press Release May. 18, 2005 | Share

Online Consumers Catch Spring Fever in April

RESTON, VA, May 18, 2005 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of consumer activity at top online properties and categories. In April, annual spring events, such as Mother’s Day, the opening of the baseball season, and the approaching end of the school year generated traffic increases for a number of properties across a variety... Read more

Press Release Apr. 22, 2005 | Share

Sports Enthusiasts Hit the Web for Up-to-the-Minute Information

RESTON, VA, April 22, 2005 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of consumer activity at top online properties and categories. NCAA Basketball’s March Madness and the kickoff of the baseball season drove sports-related content to dominate this month’s top gaining properties ranking. Read more