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Top 50 Sites In the U.S. According to comScore

comScore released its Media Metrix Top 50 U.S. Web Properties report for January. Among the findings: a lot of people are spending a lot of time online. “In January, the average U.S. Internet user spent a record 36 hours online, reflecting the growing importance of digital media to Americans’ daily lives,” said Jeff Hackett, executive vice president of comScore. “Among …

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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 spending. In fact, that’s five in a row for double digit growth. E-commerce spending in the U.S. reached a record …

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Facebook Continues Display Ad Domination

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 Microsoft, Google and AOL each with less than 5%. That would make three years in a row that Facebook led …

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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. According to comScore, Brazil was one of only seven markets where Facebook didn’t dominate the social media channel, as of …

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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 hours per viewer. Throughout the entire month, a total of 182 million users watched a whopping 43.5 billion videos. As …

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Microsoft’s Bing Now #2 Most-Used Search Engine

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 for the first time ever. Covering market shares of search engine use for December 2011, Bing crept into its second-place …

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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 billion in spending. Cyber Monday, at the top of the list, ranked at the top (for the second year in …

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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 U.S. That’s a 15% increase over last year. Those numbers are for the first 56 daqys of the November – …

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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 Net Ratings division, claiming it was infringing upon its patents. That whole mess is apparently over now (at least for …

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New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S.

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 than now since, last week, shoppers in the United States kept their slippers on, plopped down on their sofas and …

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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 out a report indicating that the entire “Cyber Week” set a new weekly record. $18.7 billion has already been spent …

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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 viewed 42.6 billion video, which represents an all-time high. Google Sites was powered by everybody’s go-to for all things online …

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