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2008-08-19 12:15:00

With week-one of the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the history books, Nielsen Online, a service of the Nielsen Company, today reported insights into how fans around the world used the Internet to follow the games between Aug. 9 and Aug. 15, 2008, the first week of competition. Fans from across 10 countries* measured by Nielsen Online visited Beijing2008.cn, the official Web site of the Beijing games, at a rate of nearly 930,000 per day, with traffic exceeding one million unique visitors on...

2008-08-14 18:00:19

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- According to Nielsen Online, the MSNBC Digital Network (msnbc.com) is once again the number one Current Events and Global News site, attracting more than 37.5 million unique visitors in July. Following a record-breaking month in June, the MSNBC Digital Network's unique visitors outpaced the CNN Digital Network (CNN.com) by 14% in July. The impressive surge in unique visitors represents a 44% increase for the MSNBC Digital Network...

2008-08-12 15:00:35

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, reports July 2008 data for the Top Parent Companies/Divisions and Top Brands. Table 1: Top 10 Parent Companies/Divisions for July 2008 (U.S., Home and Work) Parent Unique Audience Time Per Person (000) (hh:mm:ss) 1. Google 129,090 1:58:21 2. Microsoft 122,321 2:16:47 3....

2008-08-12 12:00:49

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4ee906/sports_site_market) has announced the addition of eMarketer's new report "Sports Site Marketing: Ad Revenue Models Pull Ahead" to their offering. It may not qualify as a home run yet, but an emphasis on ad-supported models--as opposed to paid content--is driving solid growth of sports sites. The Sports Site Marketing report analyzes how these sites, with their large and loyal fan bases, are evolving into major...

2008-08-11 12:00:27

With the 2008 Olympics underway in Beijing, Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, today released U.S. Internet audience figures for the top 10 most visited Olympics-related content Web sites and traffic to NBC's online video content. With momentum building prior to the opening ceremonies, fans are now finding results, news and video online. Table 1: Unique Audience (in 000's) to Olympics-related Sites, ranked by UA on August 9, 2008 (U.S., Home and Work) Name...

2008-07-18 03:00:23

By Anonymous Editorial Word that price-comparison site BeatThatQuote.com has outdone Facebook to become the fastest growing site of 2007 cast out ripples of surprise, not to mention some relief from the relentless reports of the latter's success. The financial services 'search and save' website increased its UK audience by 1,165 per cent, while Facebook only grew by 781 per cent, according to Nielsen Online. That said, BeatThatQuote can still only boast 392,000 LJK users, compared to...

2008-07-15 09:00:57

Arena Media Networks (AMN) announced today that beginning 3Q 2008 the digital place-based video advertising company will work with The Nielsen Company to produce data that will be part of an ongoing and consistent reporting of AMN's network of digital advertising displays. The Arena Media Networks PocketPiece(TM) is part of the syndicated reporting that Nielsen announced for the place-based video advertising industry. "The place-based advertising industry has recognized the need to simplify...

2008-07-14 15:00:23

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, reports June 2008 data for the Top Parent Companies/Divisions and Top Brands. Table 1: Top 10 Parent Companies/Divisions for June 2008 (U.S., Home and Work) Unique Time Per Audience Person Parent (000) (hh:mm:ss) ------ ------- -------- 1. Google 128,029 1:50:16 2....

2008-07-11 12:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 11, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The MSNBC Digital Network (msnbc.com) continues its impressive growth trend and has reclaimed its position as the number one Current Events and Global News site, attracting more than 37 million unique visitors in June, according to Nielsen Online. The MSNBC Digital Network's increase in unique visitors surpassed the CNN Digital Network by 13 percent and Yahoo! News by eight percent. The surge in unique visitors is a 29 percent increase above...

2008-07-07 12:00:22

Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, today reported that Senator Barack Obama's campaign Web site outpaced Senator John McCain's in May, the final month of the Democratic primary season. BarackObama.com garnered 2.3 million unique visitors during the month, compared to McCain's 563,000 (see Table 1). Obama's campaign placed considerably more image-based online advertising impressions in May, with McCain's campaign leading in search sponsored links. "Barack Obama got a head...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'