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July 2, 2008

comScore Releases Top French Web Rankings for May 2008

Tax Sites Show Gains with the end of French Tax Year

Facebook.com Jumps 26 Percent to Nearly 4 Million Visitors in the Wake of French-Language Interface Introduction

PARIS, France, June 2, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its May rankings of the largest and fastest-growing Internet properties and site categories in France based on data from the comScore World Metrix audience measurement service.

The month saw increases in the weather, retail – sports/outdoor, genealogy, maps, sports and travel - ground/cruise categories. Driven by the end of the French tax year, impots.gouv.fr grew 221 percent to 3.9 million visitors in May, followed by finances.gouv.fr, which grew 128 percent to nearly 2 million visitors. Spurred by the introduction of its French language interface in March, Facebook.com continued its strong momentum in France, growing 26 percent in May to nearly 4 million visitors.

Top Gaining Site Categories for May 2008

Top 10 Gaining Site Categories by Number of French Unique Visitors
May 2008 vs. April 2008
Total France, Age 15+ - Home and Work Locations*
Source: comScore World Metrix
Site Category Total Unique Visitors (000)
Apr-2008 May-2008 % Change
Total Internet : Total Audience 30,649 31,066 1%
Weather 6,107 7,445 22%
Retail - Sports/Outdoor 2,145 2,586 21%
Genealogy 772 930 21%
Maps 10,347 11,622 12%
Sports 10,187 11,272 11%
Travel - Ground/Cruise 3,402 3,759 11%
Travel - Information 11,393 12,501 10%
Health - Information 8,534 9,327 9%
Education 9,419 10,287 9%
Government 10,008 10,898 9%

* Excludes traffic from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.

Top Gaining Properties for May 2008

Top 10 Gaining Properties by Number of French Unique Visitors*
May 2008 vs. April 2008
Total France, Age 15+ - Home and Work Locations**
Source: comScore World Metrix
Property Total Unique Visitors (000)
Apr-2008 May-2008 % Change
Total Internet : Total Audience 30,649 31,066 1%
impots.gouv.fr 1,214 3,891 221%
finances.gouv.fr 862 1,965 128%
SCHIBSTED Group 1,748 2,380 36%
Groupe Amaury 2,982 4,010 34%
LVMH Sites 1,667 2,146 29%
Facebook.com 3,161 3,982 26%
Meteofrance.com 3,687 4,640 26%
Centreblog.net 1,705 2,095 23%
Deezer.com 2,311 2,750 19%
Web66 Sites 2,348 2,792 19%

*Ranking based on the top 100 French properties in May 2008.

** Excludes traffic from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.

Top 25 Properties for May 2008

Top 25 Properties by Number of French Unique Visitors*
May 2008 vs. April 2008
Total France, Age 15+ - Home and Work Locations**
Source: comScore World Metrix
May-08 Rank Apr-08 Rank Property Total Unique Visitors (000) May-08
N/A N/A Total Internet : Total Audience 31,066
1 1 Google Sites 23,054
2 2 Microsoft Sites 20,667
3 3 Orange Sites 16,031
4 4 Iliad/Free.fr Sites 13,478
5 5 eBay 12,257
6 6 Yahoo! Sites 12,057
7 7 Skyrock Network 11,922
8 8 Groupe Lagardere 11,548
9 10 Groupe Pages Jaunes 11,426
10 9 Groupe PPR 11,357
11 11 Wikipedia Sites 10,722
12 12 Dailymotion.com 9,783
13 17 Groupe PriceMinister 9,697
14 15 Benchmark Group 8,984
15 14 Groupe M6 8,443
16 13 AOL LLC 8,437
17 16 NextRadio TV 8,323
18 19 Commentcamarche.net 7,405
19 18 Lycos Europe Sites 7,387
20 20 Groupe Spir Communication 7,244
21 22 Groupe TF1 6,930
22 23 Groupe Hi-Media 6,532
23 21 Bestofmedia Group 6,381
24 28 Otto Gruppe 6,165
25 25 auFeminin.com Network 6,059

*Ranking based on the top 100 French properties in May 2008.

** Excludes traffic from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.

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