CNN is on a five-month winning streak in multiplatform views (desktop + mobile) and video for September 2015, beating out Yahoo News and Buzzfeed once again. CNN (84 mm) also narrowed the gap with Yahoo News (90 mm) in multiplatform uniques, and beat all other competitors including Buzzfeed (77 mm).
CNN continued to dominate across social platforms with more fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter than any other news organization.
For the month of September 2015:
Multi-platform Unique Visitors
Behind only Yahoo News (90 mm), CNN beat all other news competitors in multi-platform uniques (desktop + mobile), beating third-place Buzzfeed by nearly 7 mm visitors.
CNN: 84 million unique visitors
CNN is #1 in Multi-platform Views
CNN also secured the top spot for desktop and mobile views, beating second-place Yahoo News by 18% and third-place Foxnews.com by 62%.
CNN: 1.6 Billion Views
(Source: comScore MultiPlatform, September 2015.)
CNN is #1 in Desktop Uniques
CNN claimed the number one rank in uniques, beating Yahoo News by more than 3 million uniques.
CNN: 38 Million Uniques
CNN is #1 in Desktop Page Views
CNN soundly beat all of the competition in desktop page views in September.
CNN: 846 Million Page Views
(Source: comScore Media Metrix, September 2015.)
CNN is #1 in Video Streams
For the fifth month in a row, CNN outperformed all competitors in video streams. CNN beat Yahoo News by 71 million streams and more than doubled Buzzfeed.
CNN: 238 Million Streams
CNN Video is #1 in Unique Viewers
More people watched video on CNN than any other news site in September. CNN bested Yahoo News by 38% and more than doubled FoxNews.com and Buzzfeed.
CNN: 25 Million Unique Viewers
CNN Video is #1 in Minutes Consumed
People spent more time watching video on CNN than any other news site last month. CNN doubled the minutes consumed on MSN News and was five times greater than that of Buzzfeed.com and NBCNews.com.
CNN: 1.7 Billion Minutes
(Source: comScore Video Metrix, September 2015 – Desktop)
CNN is #1 in Social
CNN continues to beat other news competitors in social mentions, including ABC, CBS, Fox, Huffington Post, MSNBC, NBC, New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! CNN is the news leader for social with more fans and followers than competitors.
(Sources: Social mentions: Sysomos, 9/01/2015-9/30/2015. Other news organizations include ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, MSCNBC, Huff Post, NYT, WSJ, Yahoo!, NPR, and HLN; Facebook & Twitter API through 10/20/2015. Fans and followers are for flagship accounts across Facebook and Twitter. Twitter includes @CNN and @CNNBRK for CNN data. Social news brands include ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, MSCNBC, Huff Post, NYT, WSJ, Yahoo!, NPR, and HLN; Instagram followers:* Shareablee, 9/30/2015. CNN represents flagship account for Instagram. Other news organizations include Fox, MSCNBC, Huff Post, NYT, WSJ, BBC World News, Yahoo!, NPR, and HLN; YouTube subscribers: Shareablee,9/30/2015. CNN represents flagship account for YouTube.)
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