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Blog Apr. 13, 2016 | Share

Players vs Referees in the Digital Advertising World

Establishing a clear definition of roles between players and referees is central to the smooth, fair running of sporting contests. The presence of an impartial third party facilitates even treatment of both sides, ensures that rules are consistently applied, and delivers an end result which can be trusted. The same principles can be applied to the digital... Read more

Blog Apr. 4, 2016 | Share

Sophisticated Detection Techniques Essential for Uncovering Majority of Invalid Traffic for Digital Ads

Sophisticated Detection Techniques Essential for Uncovering Majority of Invalid Traffic for Digital Ads

The top online display advertisers deliver hundreds of billions of impressions every year. Unfortunately, more than half of the ad impressions served – 52 percent – never have the chance to make an impact because they’re either not viewable or not delivered to a human. Read more

Blog Mar. 31, 2016 | Share

Traditional News Publishers Take Non-Traditional Path to Digital Growth

Traditional News Publishers Take Non-Traditional Path to Digital Growth

Ever since the early days when traditional news organizations began publishing content on the web, the transition to digital hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Digital publishing presents a unique set of challenges to which traditional publishers weren’t accustomed, such as greater competition due to the lower barriers of entry, an unproven business... Read more

Blog Mar. 30, 2016 | Share

4 things brands should consider when going Programmatic this year

Smart creative executions have more impact when delivered to the right people, under the right conditions. At comScore, we break this down into four areas that combine for what we’d call the “verified impression”. More simply, it’s the question advertisers want to know – could my ad have been seen by my target human audience in a brand-safe... Read more

Blog Mar. 25, 2016 | Share

“Mobile is Eating Bricks and Mortar”

“Mobile is Eating Bricks and Mortar”

My colleague Andrew Lipsman, VP of Marketing Insights here at comScore, penned the above headline as he was analyzing the trends in online shopping and buying this past holiday season. It succinctly summarizes what we think happened, and I thought it valuable to elaborate a little on the issue in light of our upcoming 2016 U.S. Cross-Platform Future... Read more

Blog Mar. 22, 2016 | Share

iPhone 6 Series Now Represents Majority of U.S. iPhone Installed Base

iPhone 6 Series Now Represents Majority of U.S. iPhone Installed Base

Nine years since the introduction of the first iPhone, Apple remains America’s most popular smartphone original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in 2016. In light of Apple’s product event yesterday where they unveiled the latest iPhone SE, it seemed like the perfect time to look back at how iPhone ownership has evolved over the past year with respect... Read more

Blog Mar. 22, 2016 | Share

comScore and Adobe Partner to Deliver Seamless Cross-Platform Audience Insights

comScore and Adobe Partner to Deliver Seamless CrossPlatform Audience Insights

We kicked off this year with a promise to create the new model for cross-platform measurement that is built on a precise, innovation-led understanding of audiences, brands and consumer behavior at massive scale. We’re in a dynamic world that’s characterized by tremendously fragmented audiences who are watching and engaging with more content than... Read more

Blog Mar. 10, 2016 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How to Distinguish “Valuable” from “Nice to Know” Among Measures of Consumer Engagement

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How to Distinguish “Valuable” from “Nice to Know” Among Measures of Consumer Engagement

In the following article entitled “In the Digital World, Not Everything That Can Be Measured Matters” comScore Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus Gian Fulgoni identifies the metrics that matter to marketers’ return on advertising investment (ROI) versus those that either are nice to know or downright misleading. The article was recently published... Read more

Blog Feb. 5, 2016 | Share

Warc Webinar: 5 Digital Marketing Lessons from comScore

This past week I had the pleasure of presenting on a webinar for WARC (the U.K. based “World Advertising Research Center”) on the topic of “Lessons Learned in a Digital Marketing World”. I discussed several of the fundamental lessons that we’ve learned at comScore over the years about digital marketing effectiveness and the metrics that matter. Read more

Blog Feb. 1, 2016 | Share

A New Model for a New Era of Cross-Platform Measurement

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With the merger of comScore and Rentrak now finalized, we’d like to take the opportunity to share our excitement in introducing the new comScore! Together we are creating a new model for cross-platform measurement that is built on a precise, innovation-led understanding of audiences, brands and consumer behavior at massive scale. Both comScore and... Read more