Latest Nielsen Online Stories

2009-03-12 15:25:00

Social networking Web sites and blogs now account for nearly ten percent of the total time spent on the internet, exceeding even email, according to a new study released by Nielsen Online.

2009-03-09 08:30:00

"Time Spent" on These Sites Growing Three Times Faster than Overall Internet Rate, Now Accounting for Almost 10 Percent of all Internet Time NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Now visited by over two-thirds (67 percent) of the global* online population, "Member Communities," which includes both social networks and blogs, has become the fourth most popular online category - ahead of personal email.

2009-02-15 17:03:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile World Congress (MWC) -- The first major survey of European and U.S.

2008-12-16 08:30:00

CNET and GameSpot Post Double Digit Growth As Shoppers Turn to the Sites for Shopping Advice and Product Recommendations this Holiday Season Last.fm Continues Growing Popularity as a Leading Music Destination in the U.S.

2008-12-10 12:37:00

Initial results find that baby boomers account for nearly $230 billion in sales for consumer packaged goods products, representing 55% of total sales. NEW YORK, Dec.

2008-12-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Online Publishers Association (OPA) today announced that time spent with online content reached a 2008 high in October, according to the group's Internet Activity Index (IAI).

2008-11-13 15:00:11

America's #1 news website for 5 months running experiences unprecedented election week traffic Tops CNN.com by 28% in time per person on election day REDMOND, Wash., Nov.

2008-11-12 12:00:14

Nielsen Online, a service of the Nielsen Company, today announced that 78 percent of adult online consumers made a purchase over the Web in the previous six months, according to @Plan, Winter 2008/2009 Release. The No.

2008-11-12 12:00:14

Nielsen Online's recently released traffic numbers for October 2008 have put FoodNetwork.com on top of the Food & Cooking category for the 28th consecutive month. FoodNetwork.com finished October 2008 as the No. 1 Web site in Food & Cooking with 8.6 million unique users having visited the site.

2008-11-06 11:17:39

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, today announced that all four television networks enjoyed month-over-month growth in online video viewers in September, coinciding with the season premieres of many popular and new television shows (see Table 1).

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