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Blog Lug. 8, 2016 | Share

The State of Mobile News Audiences in 3 Charts

If you’re between the ages of 18-34, there’s a strong chance you’re reading this on a mobile device right now. That’s because, like many other digital categories, news consumption has increasingly shifted to mobile in recent years, and Millennials (defined here as Persons 18-34) are the ones leading this trend. Below are three charts based on... Read more

Blog Giu. 27, 2016 | Share

Digital Audiences Bloom in Warmer Months for Seasonal Travel Categories

Summer has officially arrived, and many consumers across the U.S. are finalizing their seasonal travel plans or have already embarked on their summer vacations. With school out of session and the weather more pleasant, summer nearly always tends to see a boost in travel activity. Interestingly, consumers’ online activity reflects this ‘real-life’... Read more

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 Mar. 10, 2016 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How to Distinguish “Valuable” from “Nice to Know” Among Measures of Consumer Engagement

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How to Distinguish “Valuable” from “Nice to Know” Among Measures of Consumer Engagement

In the following article entitled “In the Digital World, Not Everything That Can Be Measured Matters” comScore Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus Gian Fulgoni identifies the metrics that matter to marketers’ return on advertising investment (ROI) versus those that either are nice to know or downright misleading. The article was recently published... Read more

Blog Dic. 22, 2015 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on Why the Gross Rating Point Metric Should Thrive in Today’s Fragmented Media World

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on Why the Gross Rating Point Metric Should Thrive in Today’s Fragmented Media World

In the following article entitled “Is the GRP Really Dead in a Cross-Platform Ecosystem?” comScore Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus Gian Fulgoni argues that the GRP will remain vital in the measurement of unduplicated reach and frequency across platforms, as consumers’ consumption of television content continues to fragment in ways unimaginable... Read more

Blog Set. 23, 2015 | Share

How the Power of Habit Drives Mobile App Usage

How the Power of Habit Drives Mobile App Usage

Earlier this week comScore released our 2015 U.S. Mobile App Report, which is full of interesting new findings on the importance of apps to the digital landscape and how consumers are engaging with them. Through our thorough investigation of how people use apps, one of the most common themes that cropped up was just how important the power of habit... Read more

Blog Ago. 12, 2015 | Share

Millennials Boast Huge Social Networking Growth and Engagement on Smartphones, But Older Users Surprisingly Outpace Them on Tablets

Millennials Boast Huge Social Networking Growth and Engagement on Smartphones, But Older Users Surprisingly Outpace Them on Tablets

Usage of social networking platforms has become nearly universal. In May 2015, almost 90% of the U.S. digital media population visited social networks, which accounted for more than 300 billion minutes of users’ attention. As social networking penetration inches ever closer to reaching the total internet population, differences in how people engage... Read more

Blog Apr. 2, 2015 | Share

Which Social Networks Have the Most Engaged Audience?

Multi-Platform Audience Penetration vs. Engagement of Leading Social Networks

Last week comScore released the 2015 U.S. Digital Future in Focus, our annual report highlighting the key digital trends of 2014 with an eye towards what they mean for the coming year. Social media remains one of the paramount digital topics, as leading platforms continue to attract huge audiences and account for an increasingly large share of consumers’... Read more

Blog Ott. 21, 2014 | Share

How to Avoid the Creep Factor with IoT Technology?

How to Avoid the Creep Factor with IoT Technology

Last week comScore attended the Digital Analytics Association (DAA) Seattle Symposium hosted at the Microsoft Conference Center in Seattle, WA. The event included frequently visited topics such as location analytics, market research methodologies, and digital campaign test and target strategies. But one of the most spirited debates came during the Internet... Read more