Fox News Digital finished 2022 as the top news brand in multiplatform minutes and multiplatform views in the month of December as well as the entire year.
Fox News Channel has consistently led the cable news market for the past couple decades. It is encouraging to see their Fox News Digital brand experiencing the same levels of success.
According to a communication from Fox News Media:
FOX News Digital closed out 2022 as the top-performing news brand with multiplatform views and minutes, according to Comscore.* For the year, FOX News Digital for the year secured more than 18 billion multiplatform views, over 34 billion multiplatform minutes and averaged 82.7 million monthly multiplatform unique visitors. The FOX News mobile app finished 2022 averaging 6.3 million monthly unique visitors.
FOX News was also the most engaged news brand on social media throughout 2022, according to Emplifi, reaching over 445 million social media interactions. FOX News Digital drove 179.7 million Facebook interactions, 49.6 million Twitter interactions and 215.9 million Instagram interactions. On YouTube, FOX News delivered its best year ever, driving over 3.4 billion views, finishing first in the news competitive set.
For the year, FOX News Digital surpassed CNN.com with multiplatform views for the first time since 2019. The FOX News and FOX Nation mobile apps were both downloaded over one million times in 2022, making each top 10 news apps in the United States, according to Sensor Tower. Additionally, FOX News Digital finished the fourth quarter as the top news brand in both multiplatform minutes with 8.4 billion and multiplatform views with over 4.9 billion.**
FOXBusiness.com also accomplished a record year in both multiplatform views as well as multiplatform minutes, as it celebrated its 15th anniversary. The business network earned 3.3 billion multiplatform minutes and 1.9 billion multiplatform views in 2022, its highest ranking since launching in 2007, with double digit increases over the prior year, while the majority of business news brands experienced decreases. FOX Business surpassed various other brands with both minutes and views including CNN Business, Bloomberg.com, MarketWatch.com and Forbes.com. Additionally, FOX Business averaged 22.2 million monthly multiplatform unique visitors. During the fourth quarter, FOX Business also saw double digit increases versus the prior quarter in all metrics. FOX Business was number one on YouTube in the business news competitive set in 2022 driving 735 million views, up 109 percent year over year according to Shareablee.
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 nearly 200 million people each month.
Another message from Fox News Media Relations commented on the success of their cable news division:
FOX News Channel (FNC) notched its seventh year as leader in all of cable television while delivering the third highest-rated year ever in cable news history for 2022 in total day viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. The network’s programs continued to break new ratings records throughout the year, resulting in FNC continuing as the number one cable network in primetime and total day in viewers in basic cable for the seventh consecutive year and the highest-rated cable news network for the 21st straight year.
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