Welcome!

Adobe Flex Authors: Matthew Lobas, PR.com Newswire, Shelly Palmer, Kevin Benedict

News Feed Item

comScore Media Metrix Ranks Top 50 U.S. Web Properties for September 2013

New School Year Boosts Traffic at Education and Retail Sites

RESTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly ranking of U.S. web activity at the top online properties for September 2013 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. Schools were officially back in session in September, causing traffic to jump at Education and Retail sites. Major news developments around the impending U.S. government shutdown had Americans visiting the Political News category for the latest coverage.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO)

Table 1

comScore Top 10 Gaining Site Categories by Percentage Change in Unique Visitors (Desktop Only)

September 2013 vs. August 2013

Total U.S. – Home, Work and University Locations

Source: comScore Media Metrix


Total Unique Visitors (000)

Aug-13

Sep-13

% Change

Total Internet : Total Audience 

225,257

225,271

0

Family & Youth – Education

37,539

48,339

29

Career Services & Development – Training and Education

12,753

14,669

15

Retail – Computer Software

57,317

64,334

12

News/Information – Politics

44,134

48,936

11

Education – Information

67,395

74,724

11

Lifestyles – Religion/Spirituality

31,654

34,492

9

Retail – Flowers/Gifts/Greetings

16,694

18,149

9

Retail – Computer Hardware

62,007

67,176

8

Automotive – Manufacturer

26,773

28,156

5

Gambling – Online Gambling

13,978

14,628

5

Table 2

comScore Top 50 Properties (Desktop Only)
September 2013

Total U.S. – Home, Work and University Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix

Rank

Property

Unique Visitors

(000)


Rank

Property

Unique Visitors

(000)


Total Internet : Total Audience 

225,271





1

Yahoo! Sites

197,774


26

TWITTER.COM

38,303

2

Google Sites

191,448


27

YELP.COM

37,734

3

Microsoft Sites

170,549


28

Hearst Corporation

37,628

4

Facebook

142,248


29

Federated Media Publishing

37,387

5

AOL, Inc.

112,454


30

TUMBLR.COM*

36,019

6

Amazon Sites

110,863


31

WebMD Health

34,325

7

Glam Media

89,075


32

Adobe Sites

33,663

8

Wikimedia Foundation Sites

84,659


33

YP Local Media Network

33,492

9

CBS Interactive

80,739


34

AVG Technologies

32,934

10

Apple Inc.

77,732


35

New York Times Digital

32,234

11

Turner Digital

77,016


36

WORDPRESS.COM*

32,174

12

Ask Network

70,943


37

Meredith Digital

29,251

13

eBay

68,971


38

NETFLIX.COM

29,243

14

Comcast NBCUniversal

59,830


39

Fox News Digital Network

28,861

15

About

59,323


40

Everyday Health

28,524

16

VEVO

56,642


41

Time Warner (Excl. Turner/WB)

28,295

17

Gannett Sites

54,987


42

Conde Nast Digital

28,246

18

Demand Media

52,899


43

T365 - Tribune

28,064

19

Weather Company, The

52,164


44

NFL Internet Group

27,832

20

Linkedin

52,160


45

IDG Network

26,941

21

craigslist, inc.

46,850


46

AT&T, Inc.

26,426

22

ESPN

45,397


47

NetShelter Technology Media

26,179

23

Answers.com Sites

45,383


48

Gawker Media

25,932

24

Viacom Digital

41,743


49

Disney Online

25,186

25

Wal-Mart

38,558


50

PINTEREST.COM

24,892

Table 3

comScore Ad Focus Rankings (Desktop Only)
August 2013
Total U.S. – Home, Work and University Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix

Top 30 Syndicated Ad Focus Entities


Top 20 Ad Networks/Buy Side Networks

Rank

Property

Unique Visitors (000)

% Reach


Rank

Property

Unique Visitors (000)

% Reach


Total Internet : Total Audience

225,271

100.0






1

Yahoo! Sites

197,774

87.8


1

Google Ad Network**

212,344

94.3

2

ShareThis

192,744

85.6


2

Advertising.com**

204,804

90.9

3

Google

181,834

80.7


3

AT&T AdWorks**

192,250

85.3

4

Outbrain

163,028

72.4


4

Real Media Group - 24/7 Access**

188,097

83.5

5

FACEBOOK.COM

139,909

62.1


5

Casale Media - MediaNet**

181,867

80.7

6

YOUTUBE.COM*

132,131

58.7


6

Criteo**

178,425

79.2

7

AOL, Inc.

112,454

49.9


7

ValueClick Networks**

177,967

79.0

8

MSN

107,349

47.7


8

Genome from Yahoo!**

176,986

78.6

9

AMAZON.COM*

91,537

40.6


9

Microsoft Media Network US**

175,726

78.0

10

Glam Media

89,075

39.5


10

RadiumOne**

173,340

76.9

11

Bing

86,959

38.6


11

Collective Display**

170,516

75.7

12

Ask Network

70,943

31.5


12

Burst Media**

167,806

74.5

13

Windows Live

63,890

28.4


13

Cox Digital Solutions - Network**

162,358

72.1

14

About

59,323

26.3


14

Exponential - Tribal Fusion**

160,022

71.0

15

Blogger

58,736

26.1


15

Federated Media Publisher Network**

151,671

67.3

16

Gannett Sites

54,987

24.4


16

Specific Media**

151,324

67.2

17

Demand Media

52,899

23.5


17

Rocket Fuel**

130,013

57.7

18

Linkedin

52,160

23.2


18

Adconion Media Group**

125,975

55.9

19

APPLE.COM

48,781

21.7


19

AudienceScience**

122,636

54.4

20

Weather Channel, The

47,202

21.0


20

Undertone**

120,960

53.7

21

RockYou

45,993

20.4



22

ESPN

45,397

20.2


Top DSP/SSP/Ad Exchange Entities

23

Answers.com Sites

45,383

20.1


1

Rubicon Project REVV Platform**

215,369

95.6

24

CNN

42,747

19.0


2

Fulcrum5**

181,091

80.4

25

CBS News

40,451

18.0


3

engage:BDR**

121,236

53.8

26

TWITTER.COM

38,303

17.0



27

YELP.COM

37,734

16.8


28

IMDb

37,664

16.7


29

5min Media Platform

37,537

16.7


30

Federated Media Publishing

37,387

16.6


Reach % denotes the percentage of the total Internet population that viewed a particular entity at least once in September. For instance, Yahoo! Sites was seen by 87.8 percent of the 225 million Internet users in September.
* Entity has assigned some portion of traffic to other syndicated entities

About comScore Media Metrix
comScore Media Metrix provides industry-leading Internet audience measurement services that report details of online media usage, visitor demographics and online buying power for the home, work and university audiences on desktop computers across local U.S. markets and across the globe. comScore Media Metrix reports are used by financial analysts, advertising agencies, publishers and marketers. comScore Media Metrix syndicated ratings are based on industry-sanctioned sampling methodologies.

About comScore
comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments. For more information, please visit www.comscore.com/companyinfo.

SOURCE comScore, Inc.

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Samsung VP Jacopo Lenzi, who headed the company's recent SmartThings acquisition under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovaction Center (OIC), answered a few questions we had about the deal. This interview was in conjunction with our interview with SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson. IoT Journal: SmartThings was developed in an open, standards-agnostic platform, and will now be part of Samsung's Open Innovation Center. Can you elaborate on your commitment to keep the platform open? Jacopo Lenzi: Samsung recognizes that true, accelerated innovation cannot be driven from one source, but requires a...
Connected devices are changing the way we go about our everyday life, from wearables to driverless cars, to smart grids and entire industries revolutionizing business opportunities through smart objects, capable of two-way communication. But what happens when objects are given an IP-address, and we rely on that connection, sometimes with our lives? How do we secure those vast data infrastructures and safe-keep the privacy of sensitive information? This session will outline how each and every connected device can uphold a core root of trust via a unique cryptographic signature – a “bir...
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash Inc., will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SOA Software, an API management leader, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SOA Software is a leading provider of API Management and SOA Governance products that equip business to deliver APIs and SOA together to drive their company to meet its business strategy quickly and effectively. SOA Software’s technology helps businesses to accelerate their digital channels with APIs, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and achieve a...
From a software development perspective IoT is about programming "things," about connecting them with each other or integrating them with existing applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Yakov Fain, co-founder of Farata Systems and SuranceBay, will show you how small IoT-enabled devices from multiple manufacturers can be integrated into the workflow of an enterprise application. This is a practical demo of building a framework and components in HTML/Java/Mobile technologies to serve as a platform that can integrate new devices as they become available on the market.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
BSQUARE is a global leader of embedded software solutions. We enable smart connected systems at the device level and beyond that millions use every day and provide actionable data solutions for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. We empower our world-class customers with our products, services and solutions to achieve innovation and success. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic • Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it’s a mix of architectural style...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Utimaco will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protect high value data assets. Only Utimaco delivers a general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) as a customizable platform to easily integrate into existing software solutions, embed business logic and build s...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, a...
Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley announced on Thursday its first 12 all-star speakers and sessions for its upcoming event, which will take place November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. @ThingsExpo, the first and largest IoT event in the world, debuted at the Javits Center in New York City in June 10-12, 2014 with over 6,000 delegates attending the conference. Among the first 12 announced world class speakers, IBM will present two highly popular IoT sessions, which will take place November 4-6, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif...
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, will discuss how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today added 96 new products to the Spansion® FM4 Family of flexible microcontrollers (MCUs). Based on the ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, the new MCUs boast a 200 MHz operating frequency and support a diverse set of on-chip peripherals for enhanced human machine interfaces (HMIs) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The rich set of periphera...

SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the recurring revenue expert, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Aria Systems helps leading businesses connect their customers with the products and services they love. Industry leaders like Pitney Bowes, Experian, AAA NCNU, VMware, HootSuite and many others choose Aria to power their recurring revenue business and deliver exceptional experiences to their customers.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is making everything it touches smarter – smart devices, smart cars and smart cities. And lucky us, we’re just beginning to reap the benefits as we work toward a networked society. However, this technology-driven innovation is impacting more than just individuals. The IoT has an environmental impact as well, which brings us to the theme of this month’s #IoTuesday Twitter chat. The ability to remove inefficiencies through connected objects is driving change throughout every sector, including waste management. BigBelly Solar, located just outside of Boston, is trans...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
Predicted by Gartner to add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is based on the idea that devices, systems and services will connect in simple, transparent ways, enabling seamless interactions among devices across brands and sectors. As this vision unfolds, it is clear that no single company can accomplish the level of interoperability required to support the horizontal aspects of the IoE. The AllSeen Alliance, announced in December 2013, was formed with the goal to advance IoE adoption and innovation in the connected home, healthcare, education, aut...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, a...