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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 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. 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 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 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

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 Mar. 5, 2015 | Share

From GSMA MMM to Mobile Metrix: The Evolution of UK Mobile Media Measurement

Earlier this week comScore launched Mobile Metrix in the United Kingdom, which applies comScore’s unified approach to mobile measurement through the combination of mobile panels and census-based tagging. Read more

Blog Aug. 19, 2014 | Share

Q2 M-Commerce Explodes to 47% Y/Y Gain: What it Means for the Growth of Mobile

Q2 2014 YY Retail Spending Growth by Channel

comScore recently finished compiling our Q2 2014 e-commerce and m-commerce stats, and while desktop-based e-commerce saw signs of softness, total digital commerce was bolstered by a massive increase in mobile commerce spending growth. Following several quarters of y/y growth rates primarily in the mid-20s, the second quarter saw a rapid acceleration... Read more