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Blog Apr. 15, 2015 | Share

Non-Human Traffic: Why it Matters and Why You Should Care

Chances are you already know that ad fraud and non-human traffic (NHT) are big issues. But you may not know just how much NHT impacts every other performance and effectiveness metric you use to demonstrate success. If you aren’t taking NHT out of your measurement – including viewability and in-target numbers – your KPIs are infected and your results... Read more

Whitepaper Apr. 14, 2015 | Share

Non-Human Traffic: Why it Matters and Why You Should Care

Non-Human Traffic

You probably already know that ad fraud and non-human traffic (NHT) are real issues. If an ad isn’t reaching a real person, that’s a real problem. But you may not know just how much NHT impacts every other performance and effectiveness metric you use to demonstrate success. If you aren’t taking NHT out of your measurement – including your viewability... 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

Video Apr. 4, 2015 | Share

Measurement of Fraudulent Traffic Must be Stricter

Measurement of Fraudulent Traffic Must be Stricter

As much as 40% of digital video campaigns can be originating from non-human or fake traffic, says Anne Hunter in an interview with Beet.TV. View

Data Gem Mar. 27, 2015 | Share

U.S. Display Ad Viewability Rates Won’t Budge, Still at 46% in 2014

Percentage of Viewable Ad Impressions US

Ensuring that online ads are viewable has become a rallying cry for advertisers and publishers have been working hard to improve their inventory on this dimension. Website design and inventory placement are being tested and optimized to make sure their ads are likely to be in-view. Despite their best efforts, display ad viewability rates did not budge... Read more

Press Release Mar. 26, 2015 | Share

comScore’s Latest Whitepaper 2015 U.S. Digital Future in Focus Available for Download

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a global leader in measuring the digital world, recently published its 2015 U.S. Digital Future in Focus white paper. The report, available to the public as a complimentary download, provides a year in review of the major shifts in digital consumer behavior that occurred in various online sectors, including mobile, social... Read more

Whitepaper Mar. 26, 2015 | Share

2015 U.S. Digital Future in Focus

2015 US Digital Future in Focus

The digital world achieved enormous progress in 2014 as several transformative changes shaped how Americans interacted with technology and consumed media. Perhaps more so than at any other time in recent memory, changes were not merely incremental but rather seemed to represent key inflection points in the evolution of various markets and behaviors.... Read more

Blog Mar. 20, 2015 | Share

The Dress: A Case Study of Flash Crowds and Invalid Traffic

On Feb 26, 2015 a photo of this dress was posted to Tumblr. The author asked other visitors to help resolve a friendly dispute about whether the dress was white-and-gold or black-and-blue. Controversy about the perceived colors in the picture drew sudden and intense interest. It was just before nightfall in the U.S. Fifteen hours after the initial post,... Read more

Presentation Mar. 19, 2015 | Share

A Digital Update, By the Numbers

A Digital Update By the Numbers

Download this presentation from our Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Gian Fulgoni, that he presented at the Local Online Advertising Conference in March 2015. Read more

Press Release Mar. 12, 2015 | Share

comScore Appoints David Shiffman as Senior Vice President of Marketing Solutions

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today announced that David Shiffman has joined comScore as Senior Vice President of Marketing Solutions. Based in New York, Mr. Shiffman will be responsible for leading the company’s work with its agency clients, with a particular focus on advertising effectiveness, and delivering customized measurement and optimization... Read more