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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).

2008-11-05 21:00:06

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, announced today that Web traffic to the Current Events and Global News category grew 27 percent on Election Day over the previous Tuesday. Page views and time per person for the category also increased, 103 percent and 61 percent, respectively.


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