Shareablee Social Scorecard Reveals Top 10 Media Publishers for November 2014

Published on Dec 4th, 2014


NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading social media benchmarking and audience analysis firm, Shareablee Inc., released the monthly Media Publisher Edition of its Shareablee Social Scorecard. Of the Top Ten, Bleacher Report had the highest engagement on Twitter with four times more actions per tweet than the nearest competitor. The Economist led the business category on Twitter with 447 actions per tweet. Hollywood Life had the highest social audience growth (up 18 percent) driving it to the number 8 spot.

Social engagement for the U.S. media publishing category fell 3 percent across all social platforms – the first dip in 2014, largely driven by lower posting on Facebook. In comparison, social engagement across all U.S. brands decreased 2 percent on average, with posting down by 8 percent. In November, publishing properties on social media in the U.S. accounted for 551M actions total (362.4M actions on Facebook, 26.7M on Twitter and 132.1M on Instagram).

The top performing publisher categories ranked by volume of social media actions across all platforms were:

1.    Entertainment (72.31M)

a.    BuzzFeed (10.77M)
b.    People.com (7.31M)
c.    Billboard (6.30M)

2.    General News (34.62M)
a.    The Huffington Post (10.56M)
b.    TIME (3.83M)
c.    The New York Times (2.56M)

3.    Teen (19.14M)
a.    J-14 Magazine (8.00M)
b.    M Magazine (4.41M)
c.    Seventeen Magazine (3.08M)

Fastest growing category by volume of social media actions was Men's Interest (up 8 percent) driven largely by Esquire, GQ and DETAILS, which grew 71 percent, 45 percent and 43 percent, respectively.


































































































































Shareablee Publisher Scorecard
Top US Print and Online Publishers
November 2014



Publisher



Parent Company



Total Actionsi


Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
(000)



Unique Engaged Audienceii


Facebook


(000)



%Actionsiii


Facebook



% Actions


Twitter



%
Actions


Instagram



Industry Average



633



317



69.53%



5.13%



25.34%



1



National
Geographic



National Geographic Society



69,947



2,750



7.56%



0.17%



92.28%



2



BuzzFeed



BuzzFeed, Inc.



10,770



6,176



79.99%



11.74%



8.26%



3



The Huffington Post



AOL



10,562



5,685



93.58%



4.45%



1.98%



4



J-14 Magazine



Bauer Publishing



7,996



2,867



98.53%



1.21%



0.26%



5



Bleacher Report



Turner Sports



7,912



3,192



66.60%



25.87%



7.53%



6



People.com



Time Inc.



7,310



3,615



88.73%



3.88%



7.40%



7



Billboard



Prometheus Global Media



6,303



3,678



80.14%



14.56%



5.30%



8



Hollywood Life



PMC



5,542



2,994



95.17%



0.78%



4.05%



9



Us Weekly



Wenner Media



4,887



3,000



90.69%



2.62%



6.68%



10



Entertainment Weekly



Time Inc.



4,869



3,591



91.76%



6.51%



1.73%

























i



The total actions metric includes post-level likes, shares, favorites, retweets and comments.



ii



Unique engaged audience metric references the number of people who engaged with the brand on Facebook.



iii



% actions metric notes the portion of actions (likes, shares, favorites, retweets and comments) attributable to a platform.






The Shareablee Social Scorecard: Media Publisher Edition is made available at the beginning of each month. Customers can access the full scorecard that includes breakouts across publishing categories or subscribe to receive the monthly Shareablee Social Scorecard.

About the Shareablee Social Scorecard
The Shareablee Social Scorecard: Media Publisher Edition provides advertisers with a data-driven assessment of publishers' social media power.

About Shareablee Inc.
Launched in 2013, Shareablee Inc. is the leading authority on audience intelligence, competitive benchmarking and actionable insights for social media. The official social media analytics partner of comScore, Shareablee measures a census of global properties and collects brand audience and engagement data across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr, LinkedIn, YouTube and Pinterest.

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