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Blog Jun. 20, 2008 | Share

comScore Radiohead Study Becomes Foundation of Harvard Business School Case Study

Many of the readers of this blog will probably remember comScore’s report on Radiohead’s “pay what you want” distribution model for their 2007 album “In Rainbows” back in November. The results of this study precipitated a lively debate in the blogosphere on the merits of this groundbreaking approach to music sales. Read more

Blog Feb. 12, 2008 | Share

Radiohead Redux

Many of the readers of this blog will probably remember the firestorm caused by comScore’s release of statistics regarding Radiohead’s unique online offer to “pay what you want” to download their new album, “In Rainbows.” comScore’s data showed that about 62% of the people who had initiated a download of the album did so without being... Read more

Press Release Jan. 15, 2008 | Share

M:Metrics Reports Growth In Mobile Music Adoption

SEATTLE, Wash January 15, 2008 — The rise in music phones has spurred adoption of mobile music consumption across the United States and Western Europe, reports M:Metrics, the mobile media authority. The firm reports that sideloading accounts for 83 percent of mobile music usage across France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United... Read more

Press Release Nov. 5, 2007 | Share

For Radiohead Fans, Does “Free” + “Download” = “Freeload”?

RESTON, VA, November 5, 2007 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released a study of online sales of “In Rainbows,” a new record album from the band Radiohead. The album’s release has challenged the music industry’s traditional distribution and sales model by allowing consumers to determine the price they are willing to pay for the album,... Read more

Press Release Aug. 17, 2007 | Share

comScore Media Metrix Releases Top 50 Web Ranking for July

RESTON, VA, August 17, 2007 – comScore Media Metrix (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released its monthly analysis of U.S. consumer activity at top online properties for July 2007. Summer movie season impacted the rankings as The Simpsons Movie drove traffic to the Burger King site and July movie releases increased traffic to ticket sites. The month also saw... Read more

Press Release Jul. 16, 2007 | Share

comScore Media Metrix Releases Top 50 Web Rankings for June

RESTON, VA, July 16, 2007 – comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR) Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of U.S. consumer activity at top online properties for June 2007. The month saw traffic increase to gaming sites as schools let out for summer and gambling sites in anticipation of the upcoming World Series of Poker (WSOP). June also saw gains for... Read more

Press Release Apr. 26, 2007 | Share

Shifts in Ad Focus Rankings in March Provide Interesting Precursor to the Google-Doubleclick Merger

RESTON, VA, April 26, 2007 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of U.S. consumer activity at top online properties and categories for March 2007. Among the significant changes seen during the month was a shift at the top of the Ad Focus ranking (seen in Table 4 below), with Yahoo! jumping one spot to claim the number two position,... Read more

Press Release Mar. 14, 2007 | Share

comScore Announces New “Visits” Metric For Measuring User Engagement

RESTON, VA, March 14, 2007 – comScore Media Metrix today released its monthly analysis of U.S. consumer activity at top online properties and categories for February 2007 and introduced a new suite of metrics based on site “visits.” The “visits” metric, defined as the number of times a unique person accesses content within a Web entity with... Read more

Press Release Nov. 15, 2006 | Share

Owners of Digital Music Players Represent an Attractive Audience for Consumer Electronics Advertisers

Reston, VA, November 15, 2006 – comScore Networks, a leader in measuring the digital age, today released a study which provides insight into the demographic characteristics, interests and media usage habits of online consumers who own digital music players (DMPs), including devices such as MP3 players, iPods (and starting today, Microsoft’s new... Read more

Press Release Apr. 26, 2004 | Share

One in Seven Internet Users Say They No Longer Download Music Files

WASHINGTON, April 26 -- The recording industry campaign against those who download and swap music online has made an impact on several major fronts, but the number of Americans downloading music and sharing files online has increased, according to the most recent survey of the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Read more