Differences in Viewing Preferences Revealed Across Age Groups
Tokyo, Japan, 5 July 2016 – Comscore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today released Japan data from the Comscore Video Metrix® service, showing that Google Sites, Yahoo Sites and Twitter ranked as the top three online video properties by unique viewers in April 2016. The Comscore data also reveals differences in viewing preferences across age groups by showing the top 10 online video properties within several demographic segments.
Top 10 Online Video Properties by Unique Viewers Google Sites, driven primarily by video viewing on YOUTUBE.COM, ranked as the top online video property in April 2016 with 43.0 million unique viewers. Yahoo Sites (including Yahoo Japan GYAO!) ranked second with 33.2 million viewers, followed by Twitter with 13.3 million viewers.
Top 10 Online Video Properties by Unique Viewers Across Age Groups In April 2016, the top 10 online video properties across several age groups revealed differences in viewing preferences for persons aged 34 and below versus those aged 35+. For target audience segments aged 34 and below, Kadokawa Dwango Corporation ranked highly within the top four, while ANITUBE.SE was in the top 10. Facebook ranked in the #8 position in the 18-24 and 25-34 age groups. On the other hand, for audience segments aged 35 and above, Facebook ranked higher than Kadokawa Dwango Corporation.
In addition, while Teads, the inventor of native video advertising and leading outstream video marketplace, was in the top 10 for viewers aged 18 and above, it was ranked highly in the #3 spot for audience segments aged 35 and above. Lastly, only the 6-17 age group had more Twitter viewers than Yahoo Sites viewers.
*A video is defined as any streamed segment of audio-visual content, including both progressive downloads and live streams. For long-form, segmented content (e.g. television episodes with ad pods in the middle), each segment of the content is counted as a distinct video stream. Video views are inclusive of both user-initiated and auto-played videos that are viewed for longer than 3 seconds.
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