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Data Gem Nov. 8, 2010 | Share

U.K. Leads World in Entertainment News Reach

Top 10 Countries for Entertainment News by Reach Sep2010

The U.K. led the globe with the largest percentage of online users visiting entertainment news destinations in September, with half the population doing so. The U.S. closely followed with nearly 49% reached, with 48.4% of Vietnam online users checking out entertainment news sites in September. Read more

Whitepaper Sep. 1, 2009 | Share

The comScore Data Passport - Second Half 2009

From emerging markets to converging media, comScore is the one global source of digital market intelligence that truly measures the digital world. Our data passport offers a brief glimpse into the vast array of vital insights that only comScore can reveal. Read more

Blog Apr. 27, 2009 | Share

Valencia Festival of Media

With comScore chairman and co-founder Gian Fulgoni, and comScore mobile expert Paul Goode, both speaking at the event, I travelled to Valencia last week to attend the Festival of Media. Read more

Press Release Aug. 15, 2008 | Share

comScore Media Metrix Ranks Top 50 U.S. Web Properties for July 2008

RESTON, VA, August 15, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released its monthly analysis of U.S. consumer activity at the top online properties for July 2008 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. Continuing the summer trends in Web usage observed last month, leisure-oriented categories demonstrated gains in July, including... Read more

Blog Jun. 20, 2008 | Share

comScore Radiohead Study Becomes Foundation of Harvard Business School Case Study

Many of the readers of this blog will probably remember comScore’s report on Radiohead’s “pay what you want” distribution model for their 2007 album “In Rainbows” back in November. The results of this study precipitated a lively debate in the blogosphere on the merits of this groundbreaking approach to music sales. Read more

Press Release Mar. 10, 2008 | Share

Bloggers are Heavy Consumers of Content at News and Entertainment Web Sites

RESTON, VA, March 10, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released the results of a study using its comScore Segment Metrix tool, which showed that heavy users of U.S. blog sites (i.e. “heavy bloggers”) are significantly more likely than the average Internet user to consume news and entertainment content online. Read more

Blog Feb. 12, 2008 | Share

Radiohead Redux

Many of the readers of this blog will probably remember the firestorm caused by comScore’s release of statistics regarding Radiohead’s unique online offer to “pay what you want” to download their new album, “In Rainbows.” comScore’s data showed that about 62% of the people who had initiated a download of the album did so without being... Read more

Blog Nov. 8, 2007 | Share

For those of you wondering about comScore's Radiohead study…

Radiohead released a statement today calling into question the validity of our recent report. Since we released our report on Monday, November 5, there has been a great deal of media coverage, and while much of the reporting has been excellent, there have been instances in both news media and blog postings that indicate not everyone understands how... Read more

Blog Nov. 5, 2007 | Share

Radiohead Freeloaders Abound, But Does the Business Model Work?

There’s been a lot of recent media buzz about Radiohead’s decision to sell their new album “In Rainbows” directly through their website on a “pay what you want” basis and what it would mean for the record industry if this new model were to prove effective. We decided to take a look at what comScore data was showing and issued the results... Read more

Blog May. 15, 2007 | Share

Harry Potter Preorders Top 1 Million, Shows Strong Popularity Among Adults

I recently read the report that Amazon logged more than 1 million preorders for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” several months before its official release in July. I’m pleased to say that comScore’s data matches the number of preordered units at Amazon sites, showing 1,001,061 million sold. Our data also shows that 69 percent of all... Read more