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Blog Sep. 24, 2015 | Share

Venmo, BuzzFeed, Tinder and Snapchat Among The Top 20 Apps with Highest Concentration of Millennials

Venmo, BuzzFeed, Tinder and Snapchat Among The Top 20 Apps with Highest Concentration of Millennials

comScore recently released The 2015 U.S. Mobile App Report, which covers the important role that mobile apps play in today’s digital landscape. A number of insights in the report focus on the habits of one of the most highly sought-after groups by advertisers – Millennials. Read more

Blog Jul. 29, 2015 | Share

Are Smartphones the Swiss Army Knife of the Millennial Generation?

Are Smartphones the Swiss Army Knife of the Millennial Generation

By now everyone is aware how smartphones have ushered in a new digital age of mobile technology. Online engagement on mobile devices surpassed desktop in 2013, and the majority of our digital media consumption now takes place specifically on apps. Mobile, and the smartphone in particular, has already revolutionized the news, video, social media and... Read more

Data Gem Nov. 9, 2011 | Share

96 Percent of Online Users in Peru Consume Entertainment Content

Peru Most Popular Entertainment Categories and Websites September

Peruvians displayed a strong attraction to Entertainment content with 96.4% of the country's online population visiting a site within the category in September 2011. YouTube.com led as the most-visited Entertainment site reaching 3.4 million visitors, followed by VEVO with 1.8 million visitors. Other top sites included Viacom Digital (1.2 million visitors),... Read more

Data Gem Sep. 23, 2010 | Share

Time Spent on Entertainment Sites in U.K.

Time Spent on Entertainment Sites in U.K.

U.K. web users are spending more time on Entertainment sites, with time spent on Entertainment News sites doubling versus year ago. Read more

Press Release May. 20, 2010 | Share

Mobile Music on the Increase Across Europe

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released data from the comScore MobiLens service which showed that 23.8 percent of mobile users across five leading European mobile markets (UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain) listened to music on their mobile handsets during the three month period ending March 2010. The 54 million total mobile music users in... Read more

Press Release Nov. 4, 2008 | Share

Nearly 25 Percent of Japanese Internet Users Accessed iTunes in August, According to comScore World Metrix

TOKYO, JAPAN, November 4, 2008 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released a study of music-related sites in Japan finding that nearly 40 percent of the Japanese online population visited an entertainment music site in August. The study also revealed that Japan recorded the highest penetration of users of Apple iTunes software during the month,... Read more

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. 8, 2007 | Share

Nearly Half of All U.K. Downloaders Pay for New Radiohead Album

LONDON, U.K., November 8, 2007 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released a study of online sales of “In Rainbows,” a new 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, which... Read more