RESTON, VA, November 20, 2015 – Comscore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a global media measurement and analytics company, today released data from the Comscore Video Metrix® service showing that 194.1 million Americans watched online content videos via desktop computer in October 2015. Google Sites ranked as the top video content property, LiveRail was the top video ad property, and Disney/Maker Studios topped the list of YouTube partner channels.
Top 10 Video Content Properties by Unique ViewersGoogle Sites, driven primarily by video viewing at YouTube.com, ranked as the top online video content property in October with 173.7 million unique viewers. Facebook ranked #2 with 91.1 million viewers, followed by Yahoo Sites with 56.9 million, Vimeo with 50.1 million and Maker Studios, Inc. with 47.6 million.
*A video is defined as any streamed segment of audiovisual content, including both progressive downloads and live streams. For long-form, segmented content, (e.g. television episodes with ad pods in the middle) each segment of the content is counted as a distinct video stream. Video views are inclusive of both user-initiated and auto-played videos that are viewed for longer than 3 seconds.
Top 10 Video Ad Properties by Unique Viewer Percent ReachLiveRail ranked #1 in video ad reach, serving ads to 43.4 percent of the total U.S. population in October. AOL, Inc. came in second with 42.4 percent reach, followed by BrightRoll Platform with 39.4 percent, Google Sites with 33.5 percent and SpotX Video Advertising Platform with 30.6 percent.
*Video ads include streaming-video advertising only and do not include other types of video monetization, such as overlays, branded players, matching banner ads, etc.
**Indicates video ad network†Indicates video ad exchange/DSP/SSP
Top 10 YouTube Partner Channels by Unique ViewersThe October 2015 YouTube partner data revealed that entertainment channel Disney/Maker Studios maintained the top position in the ranking with 47.6 million viewers. UMG occupied the #2 spot with 44.2 million unique viewers, followed by VEVO with 43.6 million, Warner Music with 39.9 million and SonyBMG with 38.2 million.
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