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September 18, 2014

comScore Releases August 2014 U.S. Online Video Rankings

RESTON, VA, September 18, 2014  – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix® service showing that 196.5 million Americans watched online content videos in August 2014. Google Sites ranked as the top video content property, BrightRoll Platform was the top video ad property, and Maker Studios Inc. topped the list of YouTube partner channels.

Top 10 Video Content Properties by Unique Viewers
Google Sites, driven primarily by video viewing at YouTube.com, ranked as the top online video content property in August with 159.8 million unique viewers. Facebook ranked #2 with 108.3 million viewers, followed by AOL, Inc. with 62.5 million, Yahoo Sites with 54.6 million and Maker Studios Inc. with 46 million.

Top U.S. Online Video* Content Properties Ranked by Unique Video Viewers
August 2014
Total U.S. – Home and Work Locations
Content Videos Only (Ad Videos Not Included)
Source: comScore Video Metrix
Property Total Unique Viewers (000)
Total Internet : Total Audience  196,508
Google Sites 159,753
Facebook 108,349
AOL, Inc. 62,537
Yahoo Sites 54,606
Maker Studios Inc. 46,030
VEVO 42,954
NDN 39,689
Amazon Sites 38,204
Vimeo 34,563
Viewster Media 34,507

*A video is defined as any streamed segment of audiovisual content, including both progressive downloads and live streams. For long-form, segmented content, (e.g. television episodes with ad pods in the middle) each segment of the content is counted as a distinct video stream. Video views are inclusive of both user-initiated and auto-played videos that are viewed for longer than 3 seconds. 

Top 10 Video Ad Properties by Unique Viewer Percent Reach
BrightRoll Platform ranked #1 in video ad reach, serving ads to 51.3 percent of the total U.S. population in August. LiveRail came in second with 46.8 percent reach, followed by Specific Media with 42.8 percent, AOL, Inc. with 38.3 percent and Google Sites with 37.6 percent.

Top U.S. Online Video Ad* Properties Ranked by Percent Reach of U.S. Population
August 2014
Total U.S. – Home and Work Locations
Ad Videos Only (Content Videos Not Included)
Source: comScore Video Metrix
Property % Reach Total U.S. Population
BrightRoll Platform† 51.3
LiveRail† 46.8
Specific Media** 42.8
AOL, Inc. 38.3
Google Sites 37.6
SpotXchange Video Advertising Platform† 37.4
Q1Media - AdExcite Video Platform† 37.1
Tremor Video** 33.0
TubeMogul Video Ad Platform† 32.0
YuMe** 20.2

*Video ads include streaming-video advertising only and do not include other types of video monetization, such as overlays, branded players, matching banner ads, etc.
**Indicates video ad network
†Indicates video ad exchange/DSP/SSP 

Top 10 YouTube Partner Channels by Unique Viewers
The August 2014 YouTube partner data revealed that Disney-owned entertainment channel Maker Studios Inc. moved into the top position in the ranking for the first time ever with 45.3 million viewers. VEVO occupied the #2 spot with 42.2 million unique viewers, followed by Fullscreen with 34.3 million, Warner Music with 24.2 million and Machinima with 22.8 million.

Top YouTube Partner Channels Ranked by Unique Video Viewers
August 2014
Total U.S. – Home and Work Locations
Content Videos Only (Ad Videos Not Included)
Source: comScore Video Metrix
Property Total Unique Viewers (000)
Maker Studios Inc. @ YouTube 45,307
VEVO @ YouTube 42,205
Fullscreen @ YouTube 34,297
Warner Music @ YouTube 24,172
Machinima @ YouTube 22,807
ZEFR @ YouTube 22,786
BroadbandTV @ YouTube 20,173
Zoomin.TV @ YouTube 17,793
The Orchard @ YouTube 17,022
Collective @ YouTube 15,662

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