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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

Blog Jun. 3, 2015 | Share

7 Out of 10 iPhone and Android Users are Loyal to Their Platform on Tablet

7 Out of 10 iPhone and Android Users are Loyal to Their Platform on Tablet

The number of Americans who own tablets recently surpassed 100 million for the first time ever, a remarkable milestone given that the product category didn’t exist more than five years ago. In a market this large and with penetration growth still in the double digits, understanding the factors that influence a consumer’s decision to purchase one... Read more

Blog Jun. 3, 2015 | Share

validated Campaign Essentials (vCE) Mobile Charter Results Highlight the Strengths and Advantages of Mobile Advertising

validated Campaign Essentials (vCE) Mobile Charter Results Highlight the Strengths and Advantages of Mobile Advertising

Over the past year, we have been working with select clients to deliver mobile audience delivery data – including reach, frequency and GRPs – as part of a charter study. In partnership with our charter clients, we’re excited to share an aggregated view of some of the findings. Read more

Blog May. 20, 2015 | Share

Mobile Metrix Now Features Reporting of Mobile Ad Network Reach

This week comScore introduced mobile ad network reporting in Mobile Metrix, enabling mobile ad networks to demonstrate their audience reach across publisher sites and apps. This important new feature provides independent third-party measurement of audience reach that validates a core value proposition of mobile ad networks... 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. 13, 2015 | Share

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

Mobile Internet Usage Skyrockets

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