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Blog May. 30, 2007 | Share

From “Goat” to “Hero”: The Saga of the IAB Summit

Who would have thought, a few weeks ago, that Randy Rothenberg, President & CEO of the IAB, would refer to comScore and Netratings as “the heroes of the interactive marketing and media ecosystem”? Read more

Blog May. 21, 2007 | Share

Younger Consumers Receptive to Advertising on User-Generated Content Sites

In light of the rumors swirling around Yahoo's potential acquisition of Bebo, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at a recent comScore study of consumers' receptivity to advertising in different media formats. 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

Blog Apr. 30, 2007 | Share

Firefox vs. Internet Explorer: Part 2

In Part 1 of this post, I reported on the differences in demographics of users of the Firefox browser compared to users of the Internet Explorer browser. Here in Part 2, I’d like to share their ‘cognographic’ profiles with you, which is comScore’s interpretation of people’s interests, passions and lifestyles based on their actual online behavior. Read more

Blog Apr. 26, 2007 | Share

comScore Responds to IAB Open Letter

Recently, comScore was asked by the IAB to provide clearer transparency with regards to our panel methods for measuring the size of online audiences. comScore welcomes the objective outlined in the IAB Open Letter. We have already had positive and productive discussions with the IAB to initiate a thoughtful and cooperative process for achieving greater... Read more

Blog Apr. 23, 2007 | Share

comScore Cookie Deletion Study and its Implications for Internet Audience Measurement

Hello, I’m Magid Abraham, and I’m the co-founder, president and CEO of comScore. Here on comScore Voices, I hope to share insight on the latest trends and advances in digital media measurement. Read more

Blog Apr. 17, 2007 | Share

Cookie Deletion Rates and the Impact on Unique Visitor Counts

We issued an important press release today showing the results of a comScore study on the rate of cookie deletion, and the impact this has on the accuracy of cookie-based server data in measuring unique visitors (UVs) to a site or the reach and frequency (R/F) of an online ad campaign. We based the study on the comScore U.S. database of 400,000 computers.... Read more

Blog Apr. 10, 2007 | Share

Firefox vs. Internet Explorer

Welcome to my first posting on comScore Voices. Here, I’ll take the opportunity to discuss topics and provide information that I hope will be relevant – and valuable – to anyone who is keenly interested in the continued development of the Internet as a powerful platform for consumers and marketers alike. I’ll also share some of the more important... Read more