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Israelis and Russians Spend Twice as Much Time on Social Networks as US Users

Israelis and Russians Spend Most Time on Social Networks via comScore

In what countries are people spending the most time on social networks? Recently published data by comScore ranks the countries with the highest amount of hours each visitor spent on social networking sites during April 2011. Read →

Mobile Use of Social Media Rises 80% in UK

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A comScore report reveals that social media usage via mobile has experienced rapid growth in the UK within the past year. Read →

The Most Popular Social Network in Holland Is … Not (Yet) Facebook

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comScore has released a study of social networking usage in the Netherlands based on the comScore Media Metrix service. The study reveals that the Dutch social networking market continues to grow strongly as sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin extend their respective footprints in the market. In fact, Holland has the highest penetration of users on Twitter and LinkedIn worldwide: more than one in four Dutch Internet users visits these sites during the course of the month. Read →

93% of Internet Users in Philippines Use

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On March 23, 2011 comScore released the ‘Top Ten Global Markets By Facebook % Reach.” The Philippines ranks at #1 with nearly 93% of the online population visiting during the month of February. Israel and Turkey follow closely behind, both with nearly 90% of their online populations using Read → Among the 50 Highest-Ranked U.S. Web Properties

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comScore recently released a rank of the top 50 U.S. web properties for February 2011 and just made the cut, squeezing in at #49 in the ranking. Other newcomers to the list include Expedia Inc (#43) and The Washington Post (#48).

Yahoo! Sites ranked as the #1 property in February with 177.5 million visitors, followed by Google Sites with 175.2 million and Microsoft Sites with 168.8 million. Read →

Online Consumers: 31% Use Social Media to Seek Friend Referrals for Brands/Products

The Virtuous Circle - The Role of Search and Social Media in the Purchase Pathway (Research from GroupM Search)

A new study by GroupM Search and comScore analyzes how consumers use search engines and social media before making purchasing decisions. 58% of respondents first turned to search engines to find products, while only 18% went to social media first During the purchase process, 48% of shoppers used a combination of search and social media […] Read →

Adults Age 18-34 Represent 47% of U.S. Visitors to Twitter

comScore US Social Networking Trends for 2010 - Changing Demographic Profiles for Facebook and Twitter

A comScore report released yesterday examines U.S. social networking trends for 2010, revealing shifts in the age profiles of Facebook and Twitter users over the last year. Here are the highlights: Read →

6% of U.S. Homepages Link to Facebook

According to Comscore, Facebook accounts for 6% of primary homepages in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2010.  ComScore was unable to provide similar data for other Web sites, but Google is widely believed to be among the most popular homepage options on the Web. Read →

Facebook Now #1 U.S. Publisher of Online Display Ads With 23% Share

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comScore, Inc. today released an overview of the U.S. online display advertising market for Q3 2010, which showed strong gains following softness for much of 2009. Nearly 1.3 trillion display ads were delivered to U.S. Internet users during the third quarter, a 22% increase versus year ago. Social networking site led all online publishers […] Read →

U.S. Internet Users Spent 41.1 Billion Minutes on Facebook In August

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New data from comScore shows that, for the first time, U.S. internet users spent more time on Facebook this August–a total of 41.1 billion minutes–than on any other major site.   Google was second with 39.8 billion minutes and Yahoo fell to third, with 37.7 billion. In terms of traffic, Yahoo edged out Google in August to […] Read →

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