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Blog Jun. 27, 2016 | Share

Digital Audiences Bloom in Warmer Months for Seasonal Travel Categories

Summer has officially arrived, and many consumers across the U.S. are finalizing their seasonal travel plans or have already embarked on their summer vacations. With school out of session and the weather more pleasant, summer nearly always tends to see a boost in travel activity. Interestingly, consumers’ online activity reflects this ‘real-life’... 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 May. 28, 2015 | Share

Could observed digital behaviour have beaten the polls in the 2015 UK General Election?

digital behaviour have beaten the polls in the 2015 UK General Election

One of the biggest surprises of the 2015 UK general election was not the Conservative Party’s victory, but rather the gulf in seats won between them and their nearest rivals. This surprise was exacerbated by the extent to which the result varied from virtually all pre-election opinion polls, which had forecast a slim victory at best, and in many cases... 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

The Effect of Non-Human Traffic on Your Ad Campaign’s ROI

This is the first in a series of blog posts on combating the industry issues of ad fraud, non-human traffic and viewability. These posts will break down key impacts to the advertising ecosystem and share how comScore is leading the way in tackling these issues so that media buyers and sellers can stay ahead of the fraudsters. Read more

Blog Dec. 18, 2013 | Share

How Australia Spends Its Time Online

Here’s a chance to find out how Australia spends it’s time online. This graph presents a quick summary of how a typical hour of online activity would breakdown based on Australia’s internet usage in October 2013. Read more

Blog Nov. 7, 2011 | Share

More than Snow Fell: How an Early Winter Storm Brought Down Internet Traffic in Connecticut

When an early snowstorm hit the Northeast on October 29, it left much of the hardest-hit areas in the region crippled without electricity, landline phone service, or fixed-line (i.e. classic web) Internet service as cable lines were brought down by the unseasonably heavy weather. To date, Connecticut residents – among the most affected by the storm... Read more

Blog Aug. 25, 2011 | Share

Internet Seismometer Off the Charts from Yesterday’s Quake

Maybe we’re complete data geeks, but as we evacuated comScore’s headquarters in Reston, Virginia, a mere 72 miles from the epicenter of the largest earthquake to hit the region in the 67 years, the first thing on our minds was predicting the quake’s quantifiable impact on Internet usage. Read more

Blog Aug. 15, 2011 | Share

Despite Reports of Decline, Health Websites Retain Popularity

Are online health websites really experiencing a slowdown in visitation? Contrary to recent survey findings reporting a decline, comScore shows that overall visitation to health websites has never been stronger. Ever since consumers gained unprecedented access to a wealth of information on the Internet, the demand for health and pharmaceutical information... Read more

Blog Nov. 4, 2009 | Share

Page Load Performance Can Affect Consumer Behavior: How Does Your Site Measure Up?

I am very excited to announce that comScore recently introduced a new capability for measuring page load data, which allows Web site operators to benchmark the performance of their sites vs. their competitors. This new capability was made feasible through a software upgrade that allows us to record each time a web page fully loads and the amount of... Read more