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  • comScore: Google Sites Top Facebook On Mobile; 4 Out Of 5 Mobile Media Minutes Spent In Apps

    comScore: Google Sites Top Facebook On Mobile; 4 Out Of 5 Mobile Media Minutes Spent In Apps

    Online and mobile research company comScore just released its newly rebooted and retooled Mobile Metrix report this morning, which examines mobile media usage across both apps and mobile web browsing. According to the new data, Google sites led as the top property on iOS, Android and RIM devices, reaching 96.9% of the U.S. mobile audience, followed by Facebook, Yahoo sites and Amazon sites. Read More

  • Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

    Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

    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 shipments. This comes just days after another analyst firm questioned Nokia’s current… Read More

  • ComScore: Travel Sites Grow 10% To 69.7M Uniques In March, With TripAdvisor In The Lead

    ComScore: Travel Sites Grow 10% To 69.7M Uniques In March, With TripAdvisor In The Lead

    ComScore today released its analysis of this month’s top properties on ye olde Webernets in the U.S. There are a number of points of interest, but among them, it seems that lotto sites were the top beneficiary of U.S. internet traffic. This was largely a result of the unprecedented Mega Millions jackpot, which became the largest jackpot in U.S. and world history, reaching $656 million… Read More

  • Despite Backlash, Google’s “Search Plus Your World” Hasn’t Impacted Google’s Market Share

    Despite Backlash, Google’s “Search Plus Your World” Hasn’t Impacted Google’s Market Share

    ComScore has released its search data for February 2012, and Google continues to lead, gaining 0.2 percentage points over the previous month, up to 66.4% in February from 66.2% in January. Microsoft sites, which includes its Bing search engine, also continued to hold second place, up just 0.1 percentage points to reach a 15.3% share. Yahoo, meanwhile, dropped 0.3 points to 13.8%, down from… Read More

  • comScore: Japan, An Early Mover In Mobile, Trails The U.S., Others In Smartphones

    comScore: Japan, An Early Mover In Mobile, Trails The U.S., Others In Smartphones

    Smartphone users are, country by country, starting to gradually outnumber those who are using feature phones, and at the same time, consumers have passed a different kind of penetration: a majority are now using mobile devices to do a lot more than just make phone calls. A lengthy annual report out from comScore today, surveying mobile usage across Canada, France, Germany Italy, Japan, Spain… Read More

  • comScore: Long-Form Video Content Views On The Rise In January

    comScore: Long-Form Video Content Views On The Rise In January

    comScore just released its monthly U.S. online video data, and while viewership dipped slightly in January 2012 (from December), long-form video content views are on the rise. According to comScore, 181 million U.S. Internet users watched nearly 40 billion videos of online video content in January, compared to 182 million users who viewed 43.5 billion videos in December. And 84.4 percent of… Read More

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

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

    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 of $0.10 per share, for the quarter. The reason isn’t hard to find: the company says… Read More

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

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

    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 in December. While Bing grew slightly from December 2011 to January… Read More

  • comScore: As U.S. Smartphone Usage Grows, Android Nears 50 Percent Market Share

    comScore: As U.S. Smartphone Usage Grows, Android Nears 50 Percent Market Share

    comScore just released its monthly mobile numbers, which charts smartphone usage from U.S. consumers for the three month period ending in December 2011. For the period, 234 million Americans age 13 and older used mobile devices, which is in line with the previous period’s usage. With respect to smartphone usage, 97.9 million (up from 91.4 million people in the previous period) people in… Read More