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Blog Jun. 3, 2016 | Share

Snapchat Breaking into the Mainstream as it Posts New Highs Across Age Segments

Snapchat Breaking into the Mainstream as it Posts New Highs Across Age Segments

Snapchat isn’t just for teens and college-age adults anymore. While still wildly popular among these younger demographic segments, the ephemeral photo and video sharing app is also rapidly growing its user base among older Millennials (Age 25-34) and those 35 years-and-older. Three years ago, Snapchat’s app was only being used by 5% of smartphone... 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

Blog Dec. 22, 2015 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on Why the Gross Rating Point Metric Should Thrive in Today’s Fragmented Media World

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on Why the Gross Rating Point Metric Should Thrive in Today’s Fragmented Media World

In the following article entitled “Is the GRP Really Dead in a Cross-Platform Ecosystem?” comScore Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus Gian Fulgoni argues that the GRP will remain vital in the measurement of unduplicated reach and frequency across platforms, as consumers’ consumption of television content continues to fragment in ways unimaginable... Read more

Blog Nov. 4, 2015 | Share

Bringing Mobile into the Digital Media Planning Process

The concepts of reach and frequency are as old as the advertising industry itself. Understanding how many people have the potential to see commercial messages, or how many opportunities each of them will have to see the creative, have long been accepted as essential questions to answer when planning media activity. Read more

Blog Oct. 21, 2015 | Share

2015 Europe Digital Future in Focus

2015 Europe Digital Future in Focus

The 2015 Digital Future in Focus Reports share key figures and trends in digital behavior across the global markets measured by comScore. Read more

Blog Sep. 23, 2015 | Share

How the Power of Habit Drives Mobile App Usage

How the Power of Habit Drives Mobile App Usage

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. Through our thorough investigation of how people use apps, one of the most common themes that cropped up was just how important the power of habit... Read more

Blog Aug. 20, 2015 | Share

Vietnam Coming of Digital Age

While Vietnam is one of the less mentioned markets in Southeast Asia when it comes to digital, this 90+ million consumer market is coming of age. The telecommunications infrastructure that was laid down years ago ensures digital subscriber line services are accessible in smaller towns and cities up and down the 3,260-kilometre coastline. This means... Read more

Blog Aug. 12, 2015 | Share

Millennials Boast Huge Social Networking Growth and Engagement on Smartphones, But Older Users Surprisingly Outpace Them on Tablets

Millennials Boast Huge Social Networking Growth and Engagement on Smartphones, But Older Users Surprisingly Outpace Them on Tablets

Usage of social networking platforms has become nearly universal. In May 2015, almost 90% of the U.S. digital media population visited social networks, which accounted for more than 300 billion minutes of users’ attention. As social networking penetration inches ever closer to reaching the total internet population, differences in how people engage... Read more

Blog Jul. 29, 2015 | Share

Are Smartphones the Swiss Army Knife of the Millennial Generation?

Are Smartphones the Swiss Army Knife of the Millennial Generation

By now everyone is aware how smartphones have ushered in a new digital age of mobile technology. Online engagement on mobile devices surpassed desktop in 2013, and the majority of our digital media consumption now takes place specifically on apps. Mobile, and the smartphone in particular, has already revolutionized the news, video, social media and... 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