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Blog May. 5, 2015 | Share

comScore Acquires Proximic to Bring Enhanced Trust and Transparency to Digital Advertising

comScore Acquires Proximic to Bring Enhanced Trust and Transparency to Digital Advertising

Today, I’m excited to announce that comScore acquired Proximic, Inc. Bringing the Proximic offerings to comScore will further help our customers to optimize their advertising campaigns and create much needed transparency in the online advertising ecosystem. The acquisition also aligns directly with our strategy of helping to shine a spotlight on the... Read more

Blog May. 4, 2015 | Share

Top 5 Reasons Why Sellers Should Care about NHT and Online Ad Fraud

Top 5 Reasons Why Sellers Should Care about NHT and Online Ad Fraud

There is much yet to be exposed about ad fraud and each new technology that is uncovered is another potential threat to your brand as a media seller and puts your ad revenue at risk. In fact, it is in the interest of media sellers – publishers, supply side platforms and ad networks alike – to get ahead of the fight against fraudsters to protect... Read more

Blog Apr. 28, 2015 | Share

Number of Mobile-Only Internet Users Now Exceeds Desktop-Only in the U.S.

Single Platform Users' Share of Total Digital Population

Mobile’s rise over the past few years has been well-documented as it continues to achieve major milestones illustrating its immense popularity, such as last year when app usage surpassed desktop usage and began accounting for half of all U.S. digital media consumption. But its latest milestone shows just how far this platform has come in overtaking... Read more

Blog Apr. 21, 2015 | Share

comScore and UKOM Continue their Partnership for Online Audience Measurement in the UK

UKOM Partnership

Earlier today UKOM’s reappointment of comScore as their exclusive supplier partner was announced. The new contract represents an extension to the existing partnership until March 2018 and aspires to continue thereafter to ensure the UK digital market will benefit from an impartial, holistic view of online consumer behaviour. Read more

Blog Apr. 20, 2015 | Share

In-View and In-Target: Campaign Benchmarks Reveal Variability in Delivery across Europe

In-View and In-Target: Campaign Benchmarks Reveal Variability in Delivery across Europe

Understanding campaign performance is critical for all stakeholders in the digital advertising ecosystem. Read more

Blog Apr. 15, 2015 | Share

Non-Human Traffic: Why it Matters and Why You Should Care

Chances are you already know that ad fraud and non-human traffic (NHT) are big issues. But you may not know just how much NHT impacts every other performance and effectiveness metric you use to demonstrate success. If you aren’t taking NHT out of your measurement – including viewability and in-target numbers – your KPIs are infected and your results... Read more

Blog Apr. 13, 2015 | Share

The Effect of Non-Human Traffic on Your Ad Campaign’s ROI

This is the first in a series of blog posts on combating the industry issues of ad fraud, non-human traffic and viewability. These posts will break down key impacts to the advertising ecosystem and share how comScore is leading the way in tackling these issues so that media buyers and sellers can stay ahead of the fraudsters. Read more

Blog Apr. 13, 2015 | Share

Mobile Internet Usage Skyrockets in Past 4 Years to Overtake Desktop as Most Used Digital Platform

Everywhere you turn, you’re bound to see someone using a mobile device like a smartphone or tablet. But today, mobile is about so much more than sending a text message or reading the latest issue of New York Times. Mobile devices have quickly become our go-to for a whole range of digital services that we rely on every day. Read more

Blog Apr. 9, 2015 | Share

Unlocking App Audiences: The role of content and demographics in platform selection

The disruption and expansion that smartphones and tablets have brought to digital media consumption is well documented, with mobile devices generating new access opportunities throughout consumers’ days. Read more

Blog Apr. 2, 2015 | Share

Which Social Networks Have the Most Engaged Audience?

Multi-Platform Audience Penetration vs. Engagement of Leading Social Networks

Last week comScore released the 2015 U.S. Digital Future in Focus, our annual report highlighting the key digital trends of 2014 with an eye towards what they mean for the coming year. Social media remains one of the paramount digital topics, as leading platforms continue to attract huge audiences and account for an increasingly large share of consumers’... Read more