FOX News Digital ends April as top-performing news brand in multiplatform minutes
May 17, 2022
FOX News Digital finished April 2022 as the top-performing news organisation in the competitive set in multiplatform minutes, according to Comscore. FOX News Digital closed out the month reaching 2.9 billion total multiplatform minutes, 1.5 billion total multiplatform views, and 77 million multiplatform unique visitors. April also marked the 14th straight month that FOX News outpaced every news brand in the competitive set in multiplatform minutes. Additionally, the FOX News Mobile App reached nearly 6.1 million unique visitors in April.
FOX News remained the most engaged brand on social media in the competitive set in April, with over 38 million total social interactions, notching the 92nd consecutive month FOX News has placed on top, according to Emplifi. This was also the highest month on record since October 2018 for FOX News’ Twitter interactions, garnering over 4.5 million interactions (+404 per cent versus prior year). FOX News also drove over 17 million interactions on Facebook and nearly 17 million Instagram interactions. On YouTube, FOX News secured the top spot among news brands in video views, with over 308 million, according to Shareablee.
FOXBusiness.com earned its highest month in history in multiplatform views in April, with 185 million, surpassing CNN Business for the first time in history in the category and posting a 91 per cent increase over the prior year. Additionally, the business network delivered over 305 million multiplatform minutes (+75 per cent versus the prior year) and over 23 million multiplatform unique visitors (+15 per cent versus the prior year). FOX Business’ videos on YouTube remained the most-viewed among the business news competitive set for the month, driving 73 million views in April, and up 194 per cent over the prior year, according to Shareablee.
APRIL 2022 FOX NEWS DIGITAL VS. CNN.COM
Multi-Platform Total Views
FOX News Digital – 1,453,000,000 (down 12 per cent vs. April 2021)CNN.com – 1,429,000,000 (down 15 per cent vs. April 2021)
Multi-Platform Total Minutes
FOX News Digital – 2,896,000 (down 19 per cent vs. April 2021)CNN.com – 2,447,000,000 (down 21 per cent vs. April 2021)
Multi-Platform Unique Visitors
FOX News Digital – 76,524,000 (down 14 per cent vs. April 2021)CNN.com – 112,691,000 (down 19 per cent vs. April 2021)
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the free ad-supported television service FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for more than 20 consecutive years, while FBN ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by Fox Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.