Americans Ready for New School Year at Education and Retail Sites
Fantasy Football Drives Traffic to Online Gambling Category
RESTON, VA, September 24, 2013 – Comscore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly ranking of U.S. web activity at the top online properties for August 2013 based on data from the Comscore MMX service. With millions of students returning to the classrooms in August, Web traffic gained at education and retail sites as families and students made final preparations for a new school year. Fantasy Football players geared up for new season of competition, sending increased traffic to the Online Gambling category.
Reach % denotes the percentage of the total Internet population that viewed a particular entity at least once in August. For instance, Yahoo! Sites was seen by 87.2 percent of the 225 million Internet users in August. * Entity has assigned some portion of traffic to other syndicated entities
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