Google Sites Capture 27 Percent Online Video Market Share
RESTON, VA, September 12, 2007 – Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its Comscore Video Metrix report for July 2007, revealing that nearly 75 percent of U.S. Internet users watched an average of three hours of online video during the month. Google Sites topped the July rankings with both the most unique video viewers and most videos viewed.
Google Continues to Dominate Online Video Market
July saw Americans view more than 9 billion videos online, with Google Sites once again ranking as the top U.S. video property with nearly 2.5 billion videos viewed (27.0 percent share of videos), 2.4 billion of which occurred at YouTube.com. Yahoo! Sites ranked second with 390 million (4.3 percent), followed by Fox Interactive Media with 298 million (3.3 percent) and Viacom Digital with 281 million (3.1 percent).
*Rankings based on video content sites; excludes video server networks.Online video includes both streaming and progressive download video.
In total, nearly 134 million Americans viewed online video in July, or approximately three in four U.S. Internet users. Google Sites also captured the largest online video audience with 67.8 million unique viewers, followed by Fox Interactive Media with 35.8 million and Yahoo! Sites with 35.3 million.
Other notable findings from July 2007 include:
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