• Fri. Sep 23rd, 2022

FOX News mobile app surpasses CNN app in unique visitors for September

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – FOX News Digital closed Q3 2021 with # 1 cross-platform minutes and cross-platform views, reaching over 5.2 billion cross-platform views (+ 10% vs. Q2’21) and near of 10.6 billion total cross-platform minutes (+ 8% from Q2’21) for the second consecutive quarter, according to Comscore. In the last month of September, the digital network surpassed CNN.com in total cross-platform minutes for the seventh consecutive month and outperformed all other news brands in the competitive news set, with 3. 6 billion minutes, also according to Comscore. In September, the digital network saw more than 1.8 billion cross-platform views in total, once again surpassing CNN.com in the metric and delivering more than 100 million unique cross-platform visitors. Additionally, the FOX News mobile app attracted nearly 7.3 million unique visitors in September, beating CNN in the category.

For the 85e consecutive month, FOX News has remained the most engaged news brand on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). FOX News was also the top performer in Facebook and Instagram interactions among news competitors, with more than 22.4 million Facebook interactions and nearly 29.2 million on Instagram, according to Socialbakers. September marked FOX News’ second highest month in terms of Instagram interactions. FOX News also reigned as the # 1 media outlet in terms of YouTube video views, with over 307.2 million views, up 33% from the previous year, while FOXBusiness.com led the competition. commercial in the category with 29.8 million views.

Additionally, during the third quarter of 2021, FOXBusiness.com recorded increases in both categories compared to the second quarter of 2021, delivering 357 million total cross-platform views (+ 5%) and 604 million total cross-platform minutes (+ 2%). In September, FOXBusiness.com had 21 million unique cross-platform visitors and generated 130 million cross-platform views. The business network also totaled 216 million cross-platform minutes in September and topped Forbes.com in cross-platform minutes for the 12e consecutive month. FOXBusiness.com also increased in terms of cross-platform views (+ 12%) and cross-platform minutes (+ 13%) compared to the previous month. **


Total cross-platform minutes

FOX News Digital – 3,602,000,000 (down 18% from September 2020)

CNN.com – 2,388,000,000 (down 36% from September 2020)

Cross-platform total views

FOX News Digital – 1,806,000,000 (down 10% from September 2020)

CNN.com – 1,441,000,000 (down 31% from September 2020)

Unique cross-platform visitors

FOX News Digital – 100,885,000 (down 7% from September 2020)

CNN.com – 136,421,000 (down 6% from September 2020)


Cross-platform total minutes

FOX News Digital – 10,638,000,000 (down 25% from the previous year quarter)

CNN.com – 7,324,000,000 (down 45% from the previous year quarter)

Cross-platform total views

FOX News Digital – 5,195,000,000 (down 14% from the previous year quarter)

CNN.com – 4,419,000,000 (down 37% from the previous year quarter)

Multi-platform average monthly unique visitors

FOX News Digital – 94,638,000 (down 18% from the previous year quarter)

CNN.com – 132,437,000 (down 15% from the previous year quarter)

FOX News Media operates FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the upcoming AVOD platform- FOX weather form. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for nearly 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top commercial cable channels. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people every month.

* Source: Comscore Media Metrix® Multi-Platform, Total Digital Audience, Custom List including CNN.com, NBCNews.com, ABCNews.com, CBSNews.com, Fox News Digital Network, WashingtonPost.com, NYTimes.com, HuffPost USA United States, Wall Street Journal Online, Reuters.com and USAToday.com, September 2021, United States and Comscore Mobile Metrix®, mobile application only, [FOX News Mobile App and CNN Mobile App], September 2021, United States

** Source: Comscore Media Metrix® Multi-Platform, Total Digital Audience, Custom List including FoxBusiness.com, Bloomberg.com, CNBC.com, CNN Business, Entrepreneur.com, Forbes.com, HuffPost Business, MarketWatch, Motley Fool, MSN Money, TheStreet.com, USA TODAY Money, WSJ Online, Yahoo! Finances, September 2021, United States

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