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Blog Jun. 24, 2016 | Share

Reach vs. Ratings: Bridging the Divide Between TV and Digital Metrics

Reach vs. Ratings: Bridging the Divide Between TV and Digital Metrics

There’s been quite a bit of industry debate recently about what are the right metrics to enable cross-media comparability of TV and digital. During the Upfronts/Newfronts season, many digital video providers touted metrics of unique viewers or video views in comparison to TV audience metrics. Several have since argued that this is not a fair comparison... Read more

Blog Jun. 23, 2016 | Share

What Millennials’ YouTube Usage Tells Us about the Future of Video Viewership

What Millennials’ YouTube Usage Tells Us about the Future of Video Viewership

comScore and YouTube recently released a study, commissioned by Google and based on a survey of 2,940 respondents, on video content engagement and discovery that identified one particularly interesting segment of highly-engaged, highly-loyal YouTube users that we called “Die Hards.” Not surprisingly, these YouTube Die-Hards skew towards the Millennial... 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 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 Oct. 9, 2015 | Share

It's Make it or Break it Time for the Fall TV Season

It's Make it or Break it Time for the Fall TV Season

September is here and with it comes fall foliage, back to school sales and the much anticipated start to the new TV season. Between now and December, networks will premiere almost 40 new programs in an effort to catch our attention and create this season's breakout show. Read more

Blog Sep. 29, 2015 | Share

The Rise of the Super Viewer and Why Advertisers Should Care

The Rise of the Super Viewer and Why Advertisers Should Care

Consumers today benefit from new technologies that have dramatically changed how we watch TV ... or at this point, video in general. Yet, through the rapid adoption of new viewing options like binge-watching and time shifted viewing, a new type of consumer has risen: the Super Viewer. Instead of one platform competing with another for attention and... 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. 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 Feb. 12, 2015 | Share

comScore and Kantar Partner on Global Cross-Media Audience and Campaign Measurement

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Earlier today, comScore announced a strategic alliance with WPP’s data investment management division, Kantar. The alliance establishes a framework to bring the best of breed elements from the two companies – our products, technology, data assets, research panels and relationships – together to provide world class cross-platform audience and advertising... Read more

Blog Jan. 27, 2015 | Share

Solving the Multi-Platform Video Measurement Challenge

Solving the Multi-Platform Video Measurement Challenge

Technological innovation occurs rapidly, and consumers have always been quick to adapt. One area this is especially true is digital video, as mass adoption of smartphones and tablets, combined with faster 4G internet speeds have fueled explosive growth. Predictably, consumers have altered their TV viewing habits to reap the benefits of increased content... Read more