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Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

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Traffic numbers provided by companies should always be questioned — I mean, of course each company is going to try to present the data in a way that makes them look as good as possible. Which is what New York Times finance writer Andrew Ross Sorkin has understandably done, going...
Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

Google, Microsoft Search Queries Grow In January While Yahoo Continues To Slide

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comScore has released its ‘explicit’ U.S. search data for January of this year and while Google and Microsoft Bring’s search share continues to grow, Yahoo’s share dropped both year over year and month over month. This comes after Bing overtook Yahoo in terms of search queries for the first time...
Google, Microsoft Search Queries Grow In January While Yahoo Continues To Slide

Holy SMOKE! Pinterest Is The Fastest Growing Site Ever

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Social image-sharing site Pinterest, which is the toast of Silicon Valley and the VC world, has passed 10 million users after only 9 months. TechCrunch reports that it got exclusive stats from ComScore showing that Pinterest had 11.7 million unique monthly visitors in January 2011. That's up from only...
Holy SMOKE! Pinterest Is The Fastest Growing Site Ever

YouTube's Big Transition: Moving From The Amateur to Professional Era of Online Video

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Statistics show that we are watching less videos on YouTube. However, we are watching longer videos and subsequently spending more time on the site. YouTube is changing. But it's also looking over its shoulder at Facebook, which looms as a big threat should it acquire Viddy or Socialcam. To celebrate...
YouTube's Big Transition: Moving From The Amateur to Professional Era of Online Video

Formspring beat Pinterest to 10 million active users by months

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Earlier today a number of tech blogs carried a report from comScore that heralded Pinterest as The Fastest Growing Site Ever, well it turns out that that isn’t true. Though there’s no doubt that the social sharing site has grown massively since launching in closed beta last year — during...
Formspring beat Pinterest to 10 million active users by months

Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

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As Pinterest’s growth show no signs of slowing down, a whole slew of third party applications and sites built around the social network are vying for ‘pinners’ attention, and Repinly is the latest one to make it on to our radar. Repinly is a Pinterest directory which makes it easy...
Repinly gives you insight into the most popular content on Pinterest

Nearly a Quarter of Smartphone Users Are Also Tablet Users

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The iPad debuted in April of 2010, creating a viable market for tablets in the United States and elsewhere. Now just two years later that market has reached critical mass. This according to new research from comScore, which finds that nearly a quarter of all U.S. smartphone owners possess a...
Nearly a Quarter of Smartphone Users Are Also Tablet Users

Bing Now A Full Point Ahead Of Yahoo In Search Share — comScore

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Today comScore reported January search share figures for the US market. We restrained ourselves this month, not posting on subject this before the official release, given the error that happened last time with one of the financial analyst firms and the early release of the data. Google gained share... Please...
Bing Now A Full Point Ahead Of Yahoo In Search Share — comScore

Android Is Now Either Losing Or Only “Winning” Because Apple Is Letting It

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In September 2010, I wrote a post that ignited an absolute shitstorm around these parts. “Shitstorm” in this case meaning a post with a thousand comments, the majority of which were spewed up by rabid Android fanatics. The title of that post: Is Android Surging Only Because Apple Is Letting...
Android Is Now Either Losing Or Only “Winning” Because Apple Is Letting It

SAY Media Has A New Way To Measure Online Ads: “Cost Per Exposure”

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Back in February, comScore released a statistic that was probably pretty discouraging if you’re an online advertiser: In a study, it found that 31 percent of ads delivered were never actually seen by consumers. If you’re paying by the ad impression, that’s a lot of wasted money. Now online publishing...
SAY Media Has A New Way To Measure Online Ads: “Cost Per Exposure”

AT&T, Google Among The Biggest Online Advertisers — comScore

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As part of its 2012 US Digital Future in Focus whitepaper, comScore looked at the online ad landscape and found a mix of old and new names. The report includes a list of the top 10 display advertisers in the United States (all of this data is US-only), as measured...
AT&T, Google Among The Biggest Online Advertisers — comScore

What's Next in TV: Machinima, The No.1 Entertainment Network on YouTube

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Video content is one of the fastest growing categories online. Television networks are scrambling to keep up, because the success stories so far have been smaller entities creating highly targeted and Web native content. The most successful video content producer right now is a company called Machinima, currently in the...
What's Next in TV: Machinima, The No.1 Entertainment Network on YouTube

Smartphone-based news consumption in Europe leaps 74% in one year: comScore

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New figures out today from comScore indicate that smartphone users in five key European markets are increasingly turning to their smartphones for news. According to the study, 36.9% of smartphone users surveyed in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK reported accessing news sites via an app or browser in...
Smartphone-based news consumption in Europe leaps 74% in one year: comScore

Top Trends of 2012: Video on Tablets

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One in every ten tablet users views video content almost daily on their device, according to a new report by comScore. The study also found that tablet users are nearly three times more likely to watch video on their device compared to smartphone users. Nearly one in four smartphone owners...
Top Trends of 2012: Video on Tablets

Why Apple wants to build its own mapping service: It’s all in the usage stats

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If recent reports are to be believed, Apple is on the verge of releasing its own 3D mapping service, effectively replacing Google Maps on the iPhone. There appear to be many reasons why Apple is launching its new service - disassociating itself with its smartphone rival, possible launch of new location-based features,...
Why Apple wants to build its own mapping service: It’s all in the usage stats

Amazon Grew Twice as Fast as the Overall E-Commerce Market in Q4

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Amazon’s growth of 35 percent in the fourth quarter ended up clocking in at more than twice the overall market’s growth, according to comScore, which released new data yesterday. ComScore said in the fourth quarter U.S. retail spending was up 14 percent compared to a year ago to nearly $50 billion....
Amazon Grew Twice as Fast as the Overall E-Commerce Market in Q4

Twitter sharpens its focus on India with trending topics expansion, still trails rivals

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Twitter is beefing up its offering in India as it looks to increase its market share in the world’s largest democracy. Building on support for four new local languages, that were added last month, the company has expanded its ‘trending topics’ service to Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi, in addition...
Twitter sharpens its focus on India with trending topics expansion, still trails rivals

comScore: Only Search Engine To See Drop In Queries In March Was Yahoo

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comScore has released their US search market share statistics for March 2012 and the results show that the only search engine to see a decline in search queries from March 2011 to March 2012 was Yahoo. Google, Bing, AOL and Ask all saw at least a 5% increase in search...
comScore: Only Search Engine To See Drop In Queries In March Was Yahoo

Comscore: Apple’s smartphone growth outstrips rivals in Japan but Android still dominates

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Apple has been growing faster than its mobile industry rivals in Japan, but it still trails local handset makers and Google’s Android operating system in the country. That’s the conclusion of  a new report from comScore, which analysed mobile usage in the country between November 2011 and February 2012. Impressive...
Comscore: Apple’s smartphone growth outstrips rivals in Japan but Android still dominates

ComScore Posts $3.3 Million Q4 Loss – Hit Hard By Nielsen Patent War

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Digital audience measurement company comScore this morning reported its earnings for Q4 and full year 2011. Last quarter, comScore says it achieved record revenue of $62.6 million, a 22 percent increase compared to the fourth quarter of 2010. However, comScore posted a net loss of $3.3 million, or a loss...
ComScore Posts $3.3 Million Q4 Loss – Hit Hard By Nielsen Patent War

SHOCKING: 68% Of US Android Owners Never Use Wi-Fi (GOOG, AAPL)

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New ComScore numbers show that an iPhone owner is far more likely to use his phone's Wi-Fi functionality than an Android owner is. In the US, 71% of iPhone owners use both cellular and Wi-Fi connections while a mere 32% of Android owners make use of both. It's even...
SHOCKING: 68% Of US Android Owners Never Use Wi-Fi (GOOG, AAPL)

comScore: Android U.S. sales slow. The iPhone holds steady

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New subscriptions for Android phones have been falling in the U.S. for four months Click to enlarge. Source: Asymco from comScore data. FORTUNE -- Drilling down into data released Friday by comScore, Asymco's Horace Dediu spots two interesting trends: The rate at which mobile phone owners are switching from feature...
comScore: Android U.S. sales slow. The iPhone holds steady

Ace Metrix raises $8m from WPP, others for on-demand TV and video analytics platform

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Ace Metrix, a Mountain View company that specializes in television and video analytics, has landed $8 million in funding from advertising giant WPP and VC firms Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Leapfrog Ventures and Palomar Ventures. The company’s software-as-a-service products are designed to give both television and online video advertisers actionable...
Ace Metrix raises $8m from WPP, others for on-demand TV and video analytics platform

Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

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Sammy is now the big kahuna of cell phones. Today’s Juniper Research and comScore reports indicated that Samsung kicked Apple from the top spot in regards to smartphones. IDC also released a report today indicating the same thing while noting that Samsung kicked Nokia from the top of total phone...
Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

Facebook Says the Facebook Ads It Didn't Sell Work Great

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Here’s Facebook’s retort to people who say Facebook ads don’t work: A study that says people who see brand messages on the site spend more money on those brands, right away. The catch: The study focuses on “earned media” — the messages that Facebook users share with each other, not...
Facebook Says the Facebook Ads It Didn't Sell Work Great

Digital Downloads Jumped 26% In 2011, Led By E-Books

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Users are downloading more e-books, music, TV shows and movies than ever: Digital content and subscriptions were the fastest-growing retail e-commerce category in 2011, according to a new ComScore (NSDQ: SCOR) report. As tablets and e-readers become more popular, “acceleration of e-book downloads…represented a strong driver of this growth,”...
Digital Downloads Jumped 26% In 2011, Led By E-Books

comScore: Android tips the 51% mark in US share, iPhone nips its heels with 31%

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The March smartphone market share tally for the US is in from comScore, and it paints a familiar picture that's rosy for Apple, Google and Samsung, but not so flush-cheeked for everyone else. Android is still tops and jumped almost four points to 51 percent of new American buyers....
comScore: Android tips the 51% mark in US share, iPhone nips its heels with 31%

Charts For Everyone: Cloud-Based iCharts Picks Up $3.1 Million For Consumer Push

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This is another one for those who love to mark the consumerization of enterprise technology: iCharts, the cloud-based charting service that once described itself as the “YouTube for interactive charts”, has now picked up $3.1 million in funding to try to do precisely that: make its platform something used by...
Charts For Everyone: Cloud-Based iCharts Picks Up $3.1 Million For Consumer Push

Yahoo Search Sees 8th Monthly Share Decline — comScore

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It’s that time again: April comScore qSearch data are coming out tomorrow. But the financial analysts are releasing it first to their clients and others subscribed to their missives. According to our source, comScore will report that both Google and Bing have made small, incremental gains... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Yahoo Search Sees 8th Monthly Share Decline — comScore

Consolidation in the ‘green shopping’ space as JP Selects buys rival LovingEco for $1m

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JP Selects, an online shopping portal for eco-conscious consumers operated by applications and services company ROK Global, has acquired competitor LovingEco in a move that marks consolidation in the space. The deal was small: the ROK Global unit paid only $1 million for the business and LovingEco will be merged...
Consolidation in the ‘green shopping’ space as JP Selects buys rival LovingEco for $1m
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