Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Yesterday we reported that AOL leapt 5 spots to be the number 2 online video destination in March, according to ComScore Video Metrix. Where people go to watch online video metrics is currently a more interesting statistic than search share because, whilst the top position rarely changes (it’s always YouTube), the other players shift positions quite a lot….

Google saw some small gains for the first time since September, according to comScore’s March 2011 U.S. search engine market share rankings. Bing also continued its slow and steady growth, while Yahoo, Ask, and AOL saw less searches — with AOL and Ask both hitting new lows….

ComScore Video Metrix has just released the March 2011 U.S. Online Video Rankings and the big news is that AOL Inc. now ranks #2 in total unique visitors behind Google Sites, which continue to rank #1. As Vice President Joe Biden would say, “This is a big … deal.”…

Recently, The Nielsen Company reported that 143.9 million unique viewers in the U.S. had streamed online video in January 2011. A few days later, comScore Video Metrix reported that 171.2 million unique viewers in the U.S. had watched online video content that month….

With SES London 2011 just around the corner, comScore today announced that 34.7 million Internet users in the U.K. watched 6 billion videos in November 2010. That’s an average of 173 videos a month per British viewer.*…

Google and Bing made slight gains in October, while the other major search players saw their search market share drop, according to the latest comScore data….

Yesterday, comScore released its Q3 2010 U.S. retail e-commerce sales estimates, which showed that online retail spending reached $32.1 billion for the quarter, up 9 percent versus year ago. This growth rate represented the fourth consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth following a year of flat or negative growth rates….

comScore’s September U.S. search market share numbers are out. Google, which has dropped share or remained steady pretty much for the last year, made some slight gains. Meanwhile, Yahoo took a hit and Bing held steady….

Yesterday, comScore released findings from comScore ARS research indicating the importance of strong creative elements in TV and digital advertising campaigns….

According to comScore, social networking sites reach a higher percentage of women than men globally, with 75.8 percent of all women online visiting a social networking site in May 2010 versus 69.7 percent of men. This is just one of the highlights of a global report released today by comScore on women’s online usage entitled, Women on the Web: How Women are Shaping the Internet….