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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 Dec. 14, 2015 | Share

Story of the 2015 Holiday Season: Mobile is Eating Brick-And-Mortar Retail

Story of the 2015 Holiday Season: Mobile is Eating Brick-And-Mortar Retail

We’re now in the thick of the 2015 online holiday shopping season, and the shopping dynamics this year are as interesting as ever. And while I could pontificate on any number of fascinating storylines, I keep coming back to one overarching theme: Mobile is Eating Brick-and-Mortar Retail. Read more

Blog Sep. 25, 2015 | Share

Good News for Digital Publishers: Audiences Are on the Rise Thanks to Mobile

Good News for Digital Publishers: Audiences Are on the Rise Thanks to Mobile

Earlier this week comScore released our 2015 U.S. Mobile App Report, which is full of interesting new findings on the importance of apps to the digital landscape and how consumers are engaging with them. If there was one single finding that has the most far-reaching implications, it’s that in the past year multi-platform digital audiences for the... Read more

Blog Sep. 24, 2015 | Share

Venmo, BuzzFeed, Tinder and Snapchat Among The Top 20 Apps with Highest Concentration of Millennials

Venmo, BuzzFeed, Tinder and Snapchat Among The Top 20 Apps with Highest Concentration of Millennials

comScore recently released The 2015 U.S. Mobile App Report, which covers the important role that mobile apps play in today’s digital landscape. A number of insights in the report focus on the habits of one of the most highly sought-after groups by advertisers – Millennials. Read more

Blog Sep. 10, 2015 | Share

comScore Study for Opera Mediaworks Proves Branding Value of Native Mobile Video

comScore Study for Opera Mediaworks Proves Branding Value of Native Mobile Video

Advertisers and publishers are continuously pushing the frontier of digital advertising to create the most effective ad format possible, and native mobile video advertising is currently at the edge of this frontier. In a first-of-its-kind study, Opera Mediaworks and comScore found that native mobile video advertising drove significant brand lift and... Read more

Blog Jul. 20, 2015 | Share

AOL Proves Audience is 3x Larger After Accounting for International and Mobile Traffic

AOL Proves Audience is 3x Larger After Accounting for International and Mobile Traffic

One of today’s biggest challenges for publishers is conveying the value of their digital audience to advertisers. While an audience’s value depends on many factors, its sheer size (measured in unique visitors) is a major component. It turns out, however, that accurately measuring an audience’s true reach is a trickier task than one might initially... Read more

Blog Jul. 14, 2015 | Share

Why Mobile-Only Audiences Are Key to Digital Publishers’ Monetization

Why Mobile-Only Audiences Are Key to Digital Publishers’ Monetization

Ever since comScore first introduced Media Metrix® Multi-Platform to the US market in early 2013, we have gotten a much clearer picture how important mobile is to digital media audiences. Before multi-platform data existed, mobile was often thought to be primarily incremental engagement from existing users of a media property – but it turns out that... Read more

Blog Jul. 2, 2015 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on the Rise of the Digital Omnivore

Gian Fulgoni

Marketing used to be so simple. In the not-too distant past, when marketers had to decide how to best reach consumers, they were faced with just a few options. They could use one or more of the three television networks, run advertisements in newspapers and magazines, or rely on the U.S. Postal Service and direct mail. The advent of digital technologies,... Read more

Blog Jun. 12, 2015 | Share

Security Concerns Inhibit Mobile Banking Adoption Among Older Consumers

Most Popular Reasons for Not Using Mobile Banking Service

While developing countries such as Kenya have made mobile banking an indispensable part of the country’s economy, the U.S. still lags in its adoption. Based on data from comScore MobiLens® Plus, 65% of the mobile population (i.e. those who own either a mobile phone or tablet) does not use their mobile device for banking activities. Read more

Blog Jun. 11, 2015 | Share

How the “Buy Button” Can Help Fill the M-Commerce Gap

Share of Online Retail Browsing vs. Spending by Platform

While mobile has been quick to gain the attention of consumers, it has been much slower at driving dollars. comScore’s recently released Q1 2015 data shows that while 59 percent of digital shopping time occurred on mobile devices, smartphones and tablets only drove 15 percent of total e-commerce spending – a phenomenon we call the “M-Commerce... Read more