FOX News Digital starts 2023 as top news brand
February 14, 2023
FOX News Digital finished January 2023 as the top-performing news organisation in the competitive set in both multiplatform minutes and views, according to Comscore. This marks 23 straight months as the number one news brand with multiplatform minutes. FOX News Digital closed out January reaching over 3 billion total multiplatform minutes, 1.8 billion total multiplatform views and 109 million multiplatform unique visitors. Additionally, FOX News Digital led the news competitive set with an average of 2.4 views per visit. The FOX News Mobile App reached 6.5 million unique visitors in January, surpassing the CNN Mobile App for the first time since October 2021, which saw 5.6 million unique visitors.
FOX News remained the most engaged brand on social media in the competitive set in January, with 30.7 million total social interactions, notching the 101st consecutive month FOX News has placed on top, according to Emplifi. FOX News drove 8.5 million interactions on Facebook, 18.8 million Instagram interactions and 3.5 million Twitter interactions. On YouTube, FOX News secured the top spot among news brands in video views for the 24th month in a row with over 217.5 million according to Shareablee.
FOXBusiness.com drove 148 million multiplatform views, surpassing CNN Business for the 10th consecutive month. Additionally, the business network delivered over 247 million multiplatform minutes (+11% versus the prior year) and 26.1 million multiplatform unique visitors (+11% versus the prior year). FOX Business’ videos on YouTube remained the most viewed among the business news competitive set for the 14th straight month, driving 42.3 million views in January according to Shareablee.
JANUARY 2023 FOX NEWS DIGITAL VS. CNN.COM AND NYTIMES.COM
Multi-Platform Total Views
FOX News Digital – 1,852,000,000 (up 17 percent vs. December 2022)
CNN.com – 1,495,000,000 (up 24 percent vs. December 2022)
NYTimes.com – 1,405,000,000 (up 4 percent vs. December 2022)
Multi-Platform Total Minutes
FOX News Digital – 3,019,000,000 (up 5 percent vs. December 2022)
CNN.com – 2,403,000,000 (up 19 percent vs. December 2022)
NYTimes.com – 1,503,000,000 (up 9 percent vs. December 2022)
Multi-Platform Unique Visitors
FOX News Digital – 109,772,000 (up 13 percent vs. December 2022)
CNN.com – 140,118,000 (up 11 percent vs. December 2022)
NYTimes.com – 88,458,000 (up 4 percent vs. December 2022)