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E-Commerce Spending Reaches Nearly $50 Billion in Q4 [Report] E-Commerce Spending Reaches Nearly $50 Billion in Q4 [Report]

comScore released new findings on e-commerce spending in the U.S. in the fourth quarter. They were up 14% from the year-ago quarter, reaching about $49.7 billion. That makes nine quarters in a row for positive year-over-year growth in U.S. e-commerce …

Facebook Continues Display Ad Domination Facebook Continues Display Ad Domination
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According to new data from comScore, Facebook had 27.9% of all online display-ad impressions last year, up from 21% the previous year. According to the firm, Yahoo was in second place at 11% (up from 10.9% the year before), leaving …

Facebook No Longer Taking A Backseat To Orkut In Brazil Facebook No Longer Taking A Backseat To Orkut In Brazil

Facebook use gained a lot of momentum in Brazil last year, according to new data from comScore. Brazil has been known to be one market where Google’s social network Orkut has actually been successful. Now, Facebook is bigger there too. …

December Online Video Rankings: Google Sites Reign Supreme December Online Video Rankings: Google Sites Reign Supreme

comScore has just released their December 2011 U.S. Online Video Rankings, and it comes as no surprise that Google sites, led primarily by YouTube, took the crown. U.S. internet denizens watched a lot of online video in December – 23.2 …

Microsoft’s Bing Now #2 Most-Used Search Engine Microsoft’s Bing Now #2 Most-Used Search Engine
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According to an early report from Search Engine Land via comScore, the latest data about search engine shares are coming out and, ‘lo and behold, there’s a new number two in town as Microsoft’s Bing was used more than Yahoo …

Online Sales Were Record-Breaking Throughout The Holidays Online Sales Were Record-Breaking Throughout The Holidays

comScore has a new report out indicating that retail e-commerce spending for November/December reached $37.2 billion. That’s a whopping 15% higher than the same period last year, and an all-time record. There were actually 10 separate days that surpassed $1 …

Online Holiday Spending Up 15% In The U.S. Online Holiday Spending Up 15% In The U.S.

Prior to Christmas, comScore put out a report indicating that online shopping reached a new record in the U.S. Now that Christmas is over, they’ve put out a new report putting online holiday spending up to $35.3 billion in the …

Nielsen And comScore Settle Patent Dispute Nielsen And comScore Settle Patent Dispute

In March, Nielsen sued comScore, accusing the firm of infringing upon 5 patents related to measuring and displaying online content. Here’s a look at that complaint, courtesy of PaidContent: Nielsen v. ComScore [Complaint] Shortly thereafter, comScore countersued Nielsen and its …

New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S. New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S.
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Blame the apps, blame the mobs, blame the fact that by now people are sick of hearing the same twelve holiday tunes in every retailer in the world: online shopping is all the rage. Never has this been more apparent …

Online Spending Had 3 Record Days Last Week Online Spending Had 3 Record Days Last Week

It’s been a record year for online holiday shopping in the U.S., and it’s still early December. We’ve looked at a lot of the stuff that was going on Cyber Monday and Black Friday already, but comScore has now put …

comScore Releases U.S. Online Video Rankings for October 2011 comScore Releases U.S. Online Video Rankings for October 2011

Data from the comScore Video Matrix were released today, showing that 184 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in October for an average of 21.1 hours per viewer. The research company announced that the total U.S. Internet audience …

Black Friday Online Sales Jumped 26 Percent Black Friday Online Sales Jumped 26 Percent
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Black Friday online sales jumped over 26 percent this year, according to a report from comScore. Led by Amazon.com, online sales reached $816 million, making it the biggest spending day online so far in 2011. Just to put it in …

AT&T Drives the Most Business Traffic in the U.S. AT&T Drives the Most Business Traffic in the U.S.

AT&T is responsible for sending the most Internet traffic to businesses in the United States, according to a new report from comScore, highlighting data from September. The report is an analysis of Internet Service Provider market share within businesses in …

The Top 50 Web Properties List Isn’t Too Surprising The Top 50 Web Properties List Isn’t Too Surprising
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The top 50 web properties list for August probably looks a lot like the top 50 web properties list from July, and June, and May, and, well, you get the picture. Simply put, it’s an Internet world that belongs to …

Americans Conducted Nearly 20 Billion Core Searches in August Americans Conducted Nearly 20 Billion Core Searches in August

Last week, we looked at the latest search market numbers from Experian Hitwise, which showed Google accounting for 65.09% of all U.S. searches, Bing-powered searches (Bing/Yahoo) accounting for 28.99%, Yahoo accounting for 15.890% and Bing accounting for 13.1. Today, comScore …

The Top 50 Sites in the U.S. in July The Top 50 Sites in the U.S. in July
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comScore has put out its monthly report looking at the top web properties. Not surprisingly, Google sites are up top, followed by Yahoo sites, Microsoft, Facebook, AOL, and Amazon. Top gainers (by percentage) included NFL, Staples, Infospace, and Procter & …

Amazon Attracts 1 in 5 Internet Users Amazon Attracts 1 in 5 Internet Users

comScore released a report today on the top global retail and auction sites, finding that Amazon sites were visited by one in five global Internet users in June – more than any other in the category. Amazon sites received visits …

Online Retail Spending Up 14% From Last Year Online Retail Spending Up 14% From Last Year

comScore put out its Q2 e-commerce sales estimates, and reported that e-commerce retail spending in the U.S. increased by 14% for the quarter compared to last year. Spending reached $37.5 billion. That’s the seventh consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth. “The …

Google+ Android App Gets Update, Site Attracts 25 Million Users Google+ Android App Gets Update, Site Attracts 25 Million Users
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According to comScore research, as reported by Reuters, Google+ has attracted 25 million users, making it the fastest site to achieve such a number. The firm says Google+ had 25 million uniques as of July 24, growing at about a …

Google Tops A Billion Unique Monthly Visitors Google Tops A Billion Unique Monthly Visitors
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I think it’s safe to say that Google’s an Internet giant now. Google sites have surpassed 1 billion unique monthly visitors, based on comScore data for May. Take that, Facebook. Actually, take that, Microsoft. They’re number 2, followed by Facebook, …

Google Dominates Search in Latin America Google Dominates Search in Latin America
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It is well known that Google hosts the most search queries in the world. It’s dominance is no doubt being challenged by the growth of Bing and persistence of Yahoo search, but Google is still the king of search, by …