Yahoo!-ABC News Network is #1 Online News Source for 17 Consecutive Months

By Nicole Enberg

Jul 16, 2013 10:53am

In June More Unique Users Turn to Yahoo!-ABC News Network for Video and Editorial Content Than Any Other Online News Source 

For the month of June 2013, the Yahoo!-ABC News Network dominated the digital space, delivering more page views, unique users and total minutes than any other competitor, according to data provided by comScore. For 17 consecutive months the Yahoo!-ABC News Network has been the #1 destination for news and information online, placing ahead of competitors CNN, Huffington Post Group, NBC News, Fox News and CBS News.

In June 29.7 million unique viewers turned to the Yahoo!-ABC News Network for original digital videos. Last month users spent more total minutes watching video on the Yahoo!-ABC News Network than any other online news destination. From live stream updates on NSA leaker Edward Snowden to Martha Raddatz’s interview with retired General John Allen on the sacrifices in Afghanistan for the co-produced video series, “On the Radar,” the Yahoo!-ABC News Network continues to deliver a wide variety of original, digital video content from the ABC News and Yahoo! News anchors and correspondents that viewers know and trust.  (Source: comScore Video Metrix, June 2013)

Page Views

From live blog updates on the SCOTUS gay marriage decision to Nelson Mandela’s health, more visitors turned to the Yahoo!-ABC News Network for breaking news coverage and analysis of the summer’s biggest stories. Last month the Yahoo!-ABC News Network delivered a combined total of 2.5 billion page views, more than any other online news source:

  • Yahoo!-ABC News Network (2.5 billion)

·         CNN Network by 46% (1.7 billion)

·         HPMG News by 89% (1.3 billion)

·         Fox News Digital Network by 175% (894 million)

·         NBC News Digital by 173% (901 million)

·         CBS News by 381% (512 million)

(Source: comScore, June 2013)

Unique Visitors

Last month more people got their news from the Yahoo!-ABC News Network than any other online source. In June 83 million visitors turned to the Yahoo!-ABC News Network, with total unique users increasing year over year.

·         Yahoo!-ABC News Network (83 million)

·         CNN Network by 36% (61 million)

·         HPMG News by 38% (60 million)

·         NBC News Digital by 60% (52 million)

·         CBS News by 157% (32 million)

·         Fox News Digital Network by 212% (27 million)

(Source: comScore, June 2013)

Mobile

In May 2013, millions of news consumers turned to ABC News’ mobile properties for the latest headlines, photo slideshows and original digital videos. Last month ABC News expanded its footprint in the mobile space with the launch of the new ABC News app for the Windows 8 phone, delivering news articles and video content to Windows 8 phone users in a tile-based interface. (Source: comScore Mobile Metrix, May 2013).

GoodMorningAmerica.com on Yahoo!

GoodMorningAmerica.com on Yahoo! is the #1 morning news website. As “Good Morning America” announced another ratings win as America’s #1 morning program, over 21 million users visited GoodMorningAmerica.com on Yahoo! for news, entertainment and exclusive video content, surpassing Today.com’s traffic by over a million users in June.

 -ABC-

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