Rankings

September 18, 2014

comScore Ranks the Top 50 U.S. Digital Media Properties for August 2014

RESTON, VA, September 18, 2014 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly ranking of U.S. online activity at the top digital media properties for August 2014 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix® and Media Metrix® Multi-Platform services. Google Sites ranked as the top multi-platform property with 233.1 million unique visitors/viewers across desktop and mobile, while also ranking as the top desktop property with 190.7 million visitors. AddThis topped the Ad Focus ranking with a U.S. desktop internet reach of 97.7 percent.
 

comScore Top 50 Multi-Platform Properties (Desktop and Mobile)
August 2014
Total U.S. – Home and Work Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix Multi-Platform
Rank Property

Unique Visitors/Viewers

(000)

  Rank Property

Unique Visitors/Viewers

(000)

  Total Internet : Total Audience  248,567        
1 Google Sites 233,143   26 BuzzFeed.com 68,779
2 Yahoo Sites 217,583   27 Ask Network 65,872
3 Facebook 206,881   28 WebMD Health 65,758
4 AOL, Inc. 181,216   29 Conde Nast Digital 65,115
5 Microsoft Sites 179,454   30 Pinterest.com 64,222
6 Amazon Sites 172,093   31 Gawker Media 64,123
7 Apple Inc. 137,758   32 Viacom Digital 63,950
8 Turner Digital 134,957   33 Demand Media 62,720
9 Comcast NBCUniversal 132,390   34 Fox Sports Digital - Sporting News Media 61,263
10 CBS Interactive 127,431   35 craigslist, inc. 61,232
11 Mode Media (formerly Glam Media) 122,971   36 Disney Online 58,633
12 Twitter.com 121,112   37 YP Sites 58,257
13 eBay 110,635   38 Netflix.com 55,777
14 Gannett Sites 106,760   39 Vimeo 55,308
15 Wikimedia Foundation Sites 105,384   40 Fox News Digital Network 54,769
16 Linkedin 88,820   41 IHeartRadio Network 53,889
17 Pandora.com 84,144   42 Adobe Sites 53,312
18 Weather Company, The 83,952   43 WordPress.com* 52,400
19 ESPN 82,420   44 Meredith Digital 52,207
20 Hearst Corporation 78,930   45 T365 - Tribune 50,940
21 About 78,378   46 Defy Media 50,935
22 Answers.com Sites 78,056   47 New York Times Digital 50,040
23 Yelp 75,354   48 NFL Internet Group 49,774
24 Wal-Mart 72,159   49 Target Corporation 49,540
25 Time Inc. Network (partial) 71,699   50 Townsquare Media 49,447

 

comScore Top 50 Properties (Desktop Only)
August 2014
Total U.S. – Home and Work Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix
Rank Property

Unique Visitors

(000)

  Rank Property

Unique Visitors

(000)

  Total Internet : Total Audience  226,004        
1 Google Sites 190,703   26 Time Inc. Network (partial) 31,589
2 Yahoo Sites 166,816   27 Dropbox Sites 31,060
3 Microsoft Sites 157,987   28 WebMD Health 30,780
4 Facebook 144,634   29 ESPN 30,760
5 AOL, Inc. 110,543   30 Conde Nast Digital 30,720
6 Amazon Sites 103,352   31 Adobe Sites 30,246
7 Mode Media (formerly Glam Media) 71,093   32 YP Sites 30,013
8 Turner Digital 68,701   33 Fox News Digital Network 29,393
9 CBS Interactive 66,614   34 Viacom Digital 29,009
10 eBay 66,252   35 Pinterest.com 28,931
11 Comcast NBCUniversal 63,761   36 Fox Sports Digital - Sporting News Media 27,104
12 Apple Inc. 61,918   37 Defy Media 26,998
13 Wikimedia Foundation Sites 60,338   38 Netflix.com 26,202
14 Gannett Sites 50,999   39 New York Times Digital 26,200
15 Ask Network 48,622   40 Meredith Digital 26,145
16 About 47,462   41 Gawker Media 25,515
17 Linkedin 46,785   42 Target Corporation 24,665
18 craigslist, inc. 43,315   43 Tumblr.com* 24,600
19 Weather Company, The 41,800   44 Verizon Communications Corporation 24,522
20 Answers.com Sites 40,435   45 Purch 23,977
21 Twitter.com 40,262   46 T365 - Tribune 22,936
22 Wal-Mart 38,768   47 Ziff Davis Tech 22,900
23 Yelp 37,169   48 Vox Media 22,865
24 Hearst Corporation 35,635   49 AT&T, Inc. 22,553
25 Demand Media 35,486   50 IDG Network 22,511

 

comScore Ad Focus Rankings (Desktop Only)
August 2014
Total U.S. – Home and Work Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix
Top 30 Syndicated Ad Focus Entities   Top 20 Ad Networks/Buy Side Networks
Rank Property Unique Visitors (000) % Reach   Rank Property Unique Visitors (000) % Reach
  Total Internet : Total Audience  226,004 100.0          
1 AddThis 220,744 97.7   1 Google Ad Network** 216,195 95.7
2 Google 183,580 81.2   2 Conversant (formerly ValueClick Networks)** 195,151 86.3
3 ShareThis 170,393 75.4   3 Yahoo Audience Network** 192,922 85.4
4 Outbrain 169,265 74.9   4 Casale Media - MediaNet** 184,307 81.6
5 Yahoo Sites 166,816 73.8   5 Criteo** 183,917 81.4
6 Facebook.com 142,269 63.0   6 RadiumOne** 177,160 78.4
7 YouTube.com 123,415 54.6   7 Collective Display** 165,949 73.4
8 AOL, Inc. 110,543 48.9   8 Burst Media** 165,678 73.3
9 Bing 86,002 38.1   9 Advertising.com** 163,293 72.3
10 Amazon.com* 85,313 37.7   10 Cox Digital Solutions - Network** 155,383 68.8
11 MSN 71,964 31.8   11 Adconion / Adconion Direct** 145,867 64.5
12 Mode Media (formerly Glam Media) 71,093 31.5   12 Exponential - Tribal Fusion** 145,762 64.5
13 Windows Live 65,715 29.1   13 Rocket Fuel** 127,584 56.5
14 Gannett Sites 50,999 22.6   14 SourceKnowledge Video Network** 122,045 54.0
15 Ask Network 48,622 21.5   15 Microsoft Media Network US** 112,380 49.7
16 About 47,462 21.0   16 Undertone Networks** 87,622 38.8
17 Linkedin 46,785 20.7   17 Vibrant Media** 87,281 38.6
18 CNN 44,797 19.8   18 PulsePoint** 78,294 34.6
19 Answers.com Sites 40,435 17.9   19 Specific Media** 76,935 34.0
20 Twitter.com 40,262 17.8   20 AdBlade Network** 73,300 32.4
21 NBC News Digital 39,936 17.7    
22 5min Media Platform 39,041 17.3   Top DSP/SSP/Ad Exchange Entities
23 Blogger 38,799 17.2   1 Rubicon Project** 187,225 82.8
24 Yelp 37,169 16.4   2 Fulcrum5** 184,569 81.7
25 Weather Channel, The 36,665 16.2   3 OpenX** 150,181 66.5
26 Walmart.com 35,847 15.9   4 engage:BDR** 31,700 14.0
27 Demand Media 35,486 15.7    
28 CBS News 34,028 15.1  
29 Apple.com 32,046 14.2  
30 IMDb 31,722 14.0  

Reach % denotes the percentage of the total internet population that viewed a particular entity at least once in August. For instance, Yahoo Sites was seen by 73.8 percent of the 226 million internet users in August.
* Entity has assigned some portion of traffic to other syndicated entities.
** Indicates that the entity is an advertising network.

About comScore Media Metrix Multi-Platform
comScore Media Metrix Multi-Platform offers comprehensive reporting on more than 300,000 digital media entities, including their un-duplicated audience size, demographic composition, engagement, performance within key user segments and behavioral trends. All of these metrics are measured across multiple digital media platforms, including desktop computers, smartphones and tablets, and content delivery vehicles, including websites, videos and apps. These platforms are unified using both panel- and census-based methods to deliver a holistic view of media companies’ total digital populations. 

About comScore Media Metrix
comScore Media Metrix provides industry-leading Internet audience measurement services that report details of online media usage, visitor demographics and online buying power for the home, work and university audiences on desktop computers across local U.S. markets and across the globe. comScore Media Metrix reports are used by financial analysts, advertising agencies, publishers and marketers. comScore Media Metrix syndicated ratings are based on industry-sanctioned sampling methodologies.

About comScore
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments. For more information, please visit www.comscore.com/companyinfo.

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