October 22, 2014

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

RESTON, VA, October 22, 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 September 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 233.2 million unique visitors/viewers across desktop and mobile, while also ranking as the top desktop property with 186.9 million visitors. AddThis topped the Ad Focus ranking with a U.S. desktop internet reach of 93.4 percent.

 

comScore Top 50 Multi-Platform Properties (Desktop and Mobile)
 September 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  249,426        
1 Google Sites 233,201   26 Yelp 72,714
2 Yahoo Sites 219,139   27 Conde Nast Digital 69,816
3 Facebook 202,652   28 Ask Network 67,062
4 AOL, Inc. 183,916   29 Pinterest.com 66,497
5 Microsoft Sites 173,747   30 WebMD Health 66,394
6 Amazon Sites 168,497   31 Fox Sports Digital - Sporting News Media 63,785
7 CBS Interactive 142,281   32 Demand Media 62,679
8 Apple Inc. 137,173   33 Viacom Digital 61,352
9 Comcast NBCUniversal 132,555   34 craigslist, inc. 58,534
10 Mode Media (formerly Glam Media) 130,702   35 YP Sites 58,516
11 Turner Digital 123,945   36 Fox News Digital Network 58,171
12 eBay 110,506   37 NFL Internet Group 57,838
13 Gannett Sites 109,467   38 Vidible.tv 57,185
14 Wikimedia Foundation Sites 105,953   39 Vimeo 55,479
15 ESPN 93,956   40 Vox Media 55,261
16 Time Inc. Network (partial) 90,171   41 Disney Online 54,804
17 Linkedin 88,242   42 IHeartRadio Network 54,114
18 About 85,272   43 Adobe Sites 54,108
19 Pandora.com 84,879   44 Gawker Media 53,909
20 Twitter.com† 84,775   45 New York Times Digital 53,293
21 Weather Company, The 81,315   46 Netflix.com 51,911
22 Hearst Corporation 79,837   47 Meredith Digital 51,886
23 Answers.com Sites 79,493   48 WorldNow Sites 51,381
24 BuzzFeed.com 75,099   49 Target Corporation 50,757
25 Wal-Mart 73,215   50 WordPress.com* 50,739

† Beginning with September 2014 data, iPhone and iPad browser only measures for Twitter.com no longer include traffic to syndicated content served off-site. Due to a content implementation change by Twitter, comScore is now able to identify and exclude iOS traffic to syndicated Twitter feeds from Media Metrix Multi-Platform reporting.       

 

comScore Top 50 Properties (Desktop Only)
 September 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  226,184        
1 Google Sites 186,923   26 Twitter.com 36,344
2 Yahoo Sites 165,482   27 Yelp 34,738
3 Microsoft Sites 153,057   28 Conde Nast Digital 33,017
4 Facebook 134,489   29 WebMD Health 32,297
5 AOL, Inc. 107,106   30 Adobe Sites 31,837
6 Amazon Sites 99,029   31 YP Sites 31,807
7 Mode Media (formerly Glam Media) 78,550   32 Dropbox Sites 30,072
8 CBS Interactive 72,673   33 Pinterest.com 29,992
9 Turner Digital 66,023   34 Fox Sports Digital - Sporting News Media 29,504
10 eBay 65,123   35 New York Times Digital 28,640
11 Wikimedia Foundation Sites 64,168   36 Fox News Digital Network 28,329
12 Comcast NBCUniversal 62,952   37 Viacom Digital 27,289
13 Apple Inc. 62,628   38 Vox Media 27,036
14 About 55,241   39 Verizon Communications Corporation 26,624
15 Gannett Sites 54,053   40 Target Corporation 25,865
16 Ask Network 52,000   41 IDG Network 25,628
17 Answers.com Sites 48,964   42 Purch 25,359
18 Linkedin 47,905   43 Meredith Digital 24,884
19 Time Inc. Network (partial) 43,138   44 Ziff Davis Tech 24,385
20 craigslist, inc. 41,208   45 Gawker Media 24,303
21 Weather Company, The 41,144   46 Netflix.com 24,193
22 ESPN 38,924   47 NFL Internet Group 23,467
23 Hearst Corporation 37,506   48 AT&T, Inc. 23,420
24 Wal-Mart 37,386   49 BuzzFeed.com 23,137
25 Demand Media 36,829   50 T365 - Tribune 23,109

 

 

comScore Ad Focus Rankings (Desktop Only)
 September 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  226,184 100.0          
1 AddThis 211,271 93.4   1 Google Ad Network** 215,443 95.3
2 Google 179,289 79.3   2 Conversant (formerly ValueClick Networks)** 191,621 84.7
3 ShareThis 171,068 75.6   3 Yahoo Audience Network** 191,526 84.7
4 Outbrain 166,927 73.8   4 Casale Media - MediaNet** 182,664 80.8
5 Yahoo Sites 165,482 73.2   5 Criteo** 180,347 79.7
6 Facebook.com 132,186 58.4   6 RadiumOne** 174,430 77.1
7 YouTube.com 113,511 50.2   7 Burst Media** 166,153 73.5
8 AOL, Inc. 107,106 47.4   8 Advertising.com** 164,765 72.8
9 Bing 88,112 39.0   9 Collective Display** 162,668 71.9
10 Amazon.com* 81,675 36.1   10 Cox Digital Solutions - Network** 156,091 69.0
11 Mode Media (formerly Glam Media) 78,550 34.7   11 Exponential - Tribal Fusion** 145,262 64.2
12 MSN 68,008 30.1   12 Amobee** 142,092 62.8
13 Windows Live 66,617 29.5   13 Rocket Fuel** 125,664 55.6
14 About 55,241 24.4   14 SourceKnowledge Video Network** 118,568 52.4
15 5min Media Platform 54,574 24.1   15 Microsoft Media Network US** 112,363 49.7
16 Gannett Sites 54,053 23.9   16 Undertone Networks** 90,879 40.2
17 Ask Network 52,000 23.0   17 Vibrant Media** 87,470 38.7
18 Answers.com Sites 48,964 21.6   18 AdBlade Network** 80,423 35.6
19 Linkedin 47,905 21.2   19 Specific Media** 79,780 35.3
20 CNN 44,641 19.7   20 VigLink** 73,890 32.7
21 NBC News Digital 41,366 18.3    
22 Blogger 39,553 17.5   Top DSP/SSP/Ad Exchange Entities
23 CBS News 39,138 17.3   1 Rubicon Project** 186,981 82.7
24 ESPN 38,924 17.2   2 Fulcrum5** 182,368 80.6
25 Demand Media 36,829 16.3   3 OpenX** 144,952 64.1
26 Weather Channel, The 36,565 16.2   4 engage:BDR** 34,286 15.2
27 Twitter.com 36,344 16.1    
28 Walmart.com 34,854 15.4  
29 Yelp 34,738 15.4  
30 Apple.com 34,585 15.3  

Reach % denotes the percentage of the total internet population that viewed a particular entity at least once in September. For instance, Yahoo Sites was seen by 73.2 percent of the 226 million internet users in September.
* 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 unduplicated 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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