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Blog Giu. 24, 2016 | Share

Reach vs. Ratings: Bridging the Divide Between TV and Digital Metrics

Reach vs. Ratings: Bridging the Divide Between TV and Digital Metrics

There’s been quite a bit of industry debate recently about what are the right metrics to enable cross-media comparability of TV and digital. During the Upfronts/Newfronts season, many digital video providers touted metrics of unique viewers or video views in comparison to TV audience metrics. Several have since argued that this is not a fair comparison... Read more

Blog Giu. 23, 2016 | Share

What Millennials’ YouTube Usage Tells Us about the Future of Video Viewership

What Millennials’ YouTube Usage Tells Us about the Future of Video Viewership

comScore and YouTube recently released a study, commissioned by Google and based on a survey of 2,940 respondents, on video content engagement and discovery that identified one particularly interesting segment of highly-engaged, highly-loyal YouTube users that we called “Die Hards.” Not surprisingly, these YouTube Die-Hards skew towards the Millennial... Read more

Blog Giu. 16, 2016 | Share

Roku Leads OTT Streaming Devices in Household Market Share

Roku Leads OTT Streaming Devices in Household Market Share

Although desktop computers, smartphones and tablets drive the majority of consumers’ online activity, there are many other devices in the home that allow users to access the internet. Gaming consoles, smart TVs and Blu-ray players are commonly connected devices in the home, but over-the-top (OTT) streaming devices are an increasingly important device... Read more

Blog Giu. 13, 2016 | Share

Mobile Ads Drive Higher Brand Lift Than Desktop Ads

Mobile Ads Drive Higher Brand Lift Than Desktop Ads

Despite mobile accounting for 63% of total digital time spent in 2015, it only attracted 35% of all online ad dollars, according to the IAB 2015 Internet Ad Revenue Report. Ad dollars tend to eventually follow attention, but right now there’s a gap in monetization as the industry learns how well their mobile ads are performing and how effective they... Read more

Blog Giu. 3, 2016 | Share

Snapchat Breaking into the Mainstream as it Posts New Highs Across Age Segments

Snapchat Breaking into the Mainstream as it Posts New Highs Across Age Segments

Snapchat isn’t just for teens and college-age adults anymore. While still wildly popular among these younger demographic segments, the ephemeral photo and video sharing app is also rapidly growing its user base among older Millennials (Age 25-34) and those 35 years-and-older. Three years ago, Snapchat’s app was only being used by 5% of smartphone... Read more

Blog Mag. 17, 2016 | Share

Fastest Growing Retail Product Categories Boast Greatest Share of Mobile Spending

Fastest Growing Retail Product Categories Boast Greatest Share of Mobile Spending

comScore’s Q1 2016 State of Online Retail webinar is being held this Wednesday, May 18, and we wanted to share a sneak peek into one of the major themes of the presentation: the shift in spending from desktop to mobile. Particularly, how is this shift affecting certain product categories vs. others? Read more

Blog Apr. 29, 2016 | Share

Kantar and comScore expand upon partnership, add SimilarWeb

Today we’re excited to announce the expansion of our behavioral data partnership with Kantar and a new partnership with SimilarWeb, which will bring expanded capabilities and new innovative solutions to marketers. Read more

Blog Apr. 27, 2016 | Share

Understanding CNN's Unduplicated Cross-Media Audience Footprint

Understanding CNN’s Unduplicated Cross-Media Audience Footprint

comScore and CNN today released a report, based on comScore Xmedia™ data, highlighting the cross-media reach of CNN across TV, desktop and mobile. As media continues to converge and we embark upon a cross-media future, there is an increasing need to understand how media companies deliver their valuable audiences across all the screens that matter. Read more

Blog Apr. 22, 2016 | Share

comScore and Our Continued MRC Accreditation Momentum

comScore and Our Continued MRC Accreditation Momentum

In January, after a long and constructive process, comScore announced that the Media Rating Council (MRC) had accredited Media Metrix, our flagship content audience measurement product, in the US. This was a significant development for both comScore and the digital ecosystem at large; Media Metrix is the first and only digital content ratings service... Read more

Blog Apr. 4, 2016 | Share

Sophisticated Detection Techniques Essential for Uncovering Majority of Invalid Traffic for Digital Ads

Sophisticated Detection Techniques Essential for Uncovering Majority of Invalid Traffic for Digital Ads

The top online display advertisers deliver hundreds of billions of impressions every year. Unfortunately, more than half of the ad impressions served – 52 percent – never have the chance to make an impact because they’re either not viewable or not delivered to a human. Read more