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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 May. 13, 2015 | Share

The Vital Role Media Buyers Play in Fighting Ad Fraud

Fighting Ad Fraud

The digital media industry has spent the last year trying to get to the bottom of ad fraud and non-human traffic (NHT). While it is in media sellers’ best interest to clean up the ecosystem, media buyers play their own vital role in fighting ad fraud. Read more

Blog May. 17, 2016 | Share

Fastest Growing Retail Product Categories Boast Greatest Share of Mobile Spending

Fastest Growing Retail Product Categories Boast Greatest Share of Mobile Spending

comScore’s Q1 2016 State of Online Retail webinar is being held this Wednesday, May 18, and we wanted to share a sneak peek into one of the major themes of the presentation: the shift in spending from desktop to mobile. Particularly, how is this shift affecting certain product categories vs. others? Read more

Blog Apr. 29, 2016 | Share

Kantar and comScore expand upon partnership, add SimilarWeb

Today we’re excited to announce the expansion of our behavioral data partnership with Kantar and a new partnership with SimilarWeb, which will bring expanded capabilities and new innovative solutions to marketers. Read more

Blog Apr. 27, 2016 | Share

Understanding CNN's Unduplicated Cross-Media Audience Footprint

Understanding CNN’s Unduplicated Cross-Media Audience Footprint

comScore and CNN today released a report, based on comScore Xmedia™ data, highlighting the cross-media reach of CNN across TV, desktop and mobile. As media continues to converge and we embark upon a cross-media future, there is an increasing need to understand how media companies deliver their valuable audiences across all the screens that matter. Read more

Blog Apr. 22, 2016 | Share

comScore and Our Continued MRC Accreditation Momentum

comScore and Our Continued MRC Accreditation Momentum

In January, after a long and constructive process, comScore announced that the Media Rating Council (MRC) had accredited Media Metrix, our flagship content audience measurement product, in the US. This was a significant development for both comScore and the digital ecosystem at large; Media Metrix is the first and only digital content ratings service... 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. 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