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Traffic Patterns of October 2003

  |  December 2, 2003   |  Comments

comScore Media Metrix and Nielsen//NetRatings analyze who is going where on the Web, and for how long.

comScore Media Metrix reports that the total amount of time spent by Americans on the Internet increased during the month of October 2003, with the biggest gain seen among home users. While September's overall increase was driven almost entirely by the university population returning to campus and their computers, the student population was the only group to have decreased their minutes during October.

Total Minutes Spent Online,
October 2003,
U.S., Home, Work and University
Property Sept 2003 Oct 2003 Change
Total Internet 244,121,000 250,350,000 +6,229,000
Home 140,337,000 144,753,000 +4,416,000
Work 83,713,000 85,662,000 +1,949,000
University 20,071,000 19,935,000 -136,000
Source: comScore Media Metrix

Top Properties of October 2003,
U.S., Home, Work and University
Property Unique Audience (000)
Total Internet Users 150,178
MSN-Microsoft Sites 109,334
Yahoo Sites 108,673
AOL Time Warner Network 108,394
eBay 62,454
Google Sites 58,209
Terra Lycos 53,527
About/Primedia 41,816
Amazon Sites 37,297
Gator Network 34,604
Excite Network 26,444
Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG) 25,656
Viacom Online 24,541
CNET Networks 23,873
Symantec 21,688
Real.com Network 21,581
Verizon Communications Corp. 19,960
Weather Channel, The 19,651
Ask Jeeves 17,455
InfoSpace Network 17,378
AT&T Properties 17,064
Overture 16,934
Classmates.com Sites 16,889
eUniverse Network 16,742
SBC Communications 16,283
EA Online 15,506
Source: comScore Media metrix

Top Parent Companies of October 2003 at Home
Parent Unique Audience
Time Per Person
Microsoft 84,505 1:33:22
Time Warner 76,056 4:12:48
Yahoo 72,147 1:56:34
Google 38,011 0:15:59
eBay 34,069 1:29:05
United States Government 26,653 0:15:34
Terra Lycos 24,332 0:08:50
Amazon 21,375 0:15:49
RealNetworks 21,275 0:29:00
InterActiveCorp 20,189 0:20:28
About-Primedia 19,360 0:10:03
Walt Disney Internet Group 16,813 0:18:08
Viacom International 15,989 0:27:51
Excite Network 14,727 0:37:10
Landmark Communications 12,374 0:08:30
Apple Computer 11,920 0:06:05
CNET Networks 11,599 0:09:02
EarthLink 10,440 1:18:16
Verizon Communications 10,154 0:16:42
WhenU 9,090 0:14:27
The Gator Corporation 8,824 0:03:05
InfoSpace Network 8,580 0:10:34
United Online 8,381 2:26:44
Ask Jeeves 8,303 0:12:14
Sharman Networks 8,242 1:25:18
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings

Top Parent Companies of October 2003 at Work
Parent Unique Audience Time Per Person
Microsoft 41,857 02:17:01
Yahoo 34,616 03:04:52
Time Warner 34,294 05:18:32
Google 24,960 00:31:03
United States Government 23,039 00:30:03
eBay 20,347 01:43:23
Amazon 16,109 00:20:21
InterActiveCorp 15,660 00:23:01
Terra Lycos 14,174 00:08:31
About-Primedia 13,081 00:10:09
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings

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