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01.20.16
Nielsen adds Facebook to its social television ratings
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Nielsen adds Facebook to its social television ratings

The social network joins Twitter in measuring the popularity of TV shows.

By B. Steele,   01.20.16
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01.07.16
Streaming music was twice as big in 2015
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Streaming music was twice as big in 2015

The number of US music streams nearly doubled last year, at the expense of downloads.

By J. Fingas,   01.07.16
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01.02.15
Streams and vinyl sales double while music downloads dwindle
01.02.15

Streams and vinyl sales double while music downloads dwindle

Need even more proof that vinyl is more than just a passing fad for the Pabst Blue Ribbon crowd? H...

By T. Seppala,   01.02.15
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11.19.14
Nielsen will finally start tracking Netflix and Amazon video
11.19.14

Nielsen will finally start tracking Netflix and Amazon video

Nielsen, the holy vanguard of television ratings, has finally figured out how to track viewership...

By D. Hardawar,   11.19.14
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10.22.14
Nielsen and Adobe are teaming up to apply TV-style ratings to the internet
10.22.14

Nielsen and Adobe are teaming up to apply TV-style ratings to the internet

You've probably heard of the Nielsen Ratings, which are the figures relating to the number of peop...

By D. Cooper,   10.22.14
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10.10.14
Nielsen admits a software glitch has been screwing up recent TV ratings
10.10.14

Nielsen admits a software glitch has been screwing up recent TV ratings

Fist the bad news: No, Firefly isn't coming back. But, if you've ever felt like the ratings system...

By R. Lawler,   10.10.14
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02.24.14
We now spend more time using smartphones than surfing the web on PCs
02.24.14

We now spend more time using smartphones than surfing the web on PCs

It's no secret that mobile devices outsell PCs these days. However, we now know that they're taki...

By J. Fingas,   02.24.14
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02.11.14
Two-thirds of Americans now have smartphones
02.11.14

Two-thirds of Americans now have smartphones

The US has officially become a smartphone nation -- at least, if you ask Nielsen. The research gro...

By J. Fingas,   02.11.14
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01.04.14
Billboard: Digital music sales decrease for the first time ever, vinyl continues to grow
01.04.14

Billboard: Digital music sales decrease for the first time ever, vinyl continues to grow

It was inevitable: After years of highs and then a plateau, digital music sales saw their first de...

By T. Seppala,   01.04.14
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