Google grabbed the most global media attention of any company in 2013

Google grabbed the most global media attention of any company in 2013
No less a media giant than Dow Jones crowned a new champion as the most mentioned company in the global media during 2013. According to the news service's DJX Factiva product, Google was mentioned by the global media a total of 123,769 times which beat out the 120,451 times that the global media printed the Apple name. For Apple, this was a 27% drop from its leading 2012 total of 165,100. It also was the lowest score for the Cupertino based firm since 2010 when Apple was listed 89,222 times.

Other names in the mobile industry include Microsoft, which was named 84,174 times. Sony finished the year with 46,468 mentions while Nokia had 29,935, RIM (now BlackBerry) tallied 29,638 and China Mobile managed 5,302.

Google's best month for publicity was May when it had 13,336 mentions in the global media, most likely due to Google I/O, which took place in that time period. Apple's press coverage peaked in September with 15,270 mentions in the global media, no doubt due to the widespread launch of the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c.


source DowJones via BGR

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9 Comments

1. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Wow Sony is mentioned more than any android makers. Interesting!

2. Alan01

Posts: 603; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Keep in mind that Sony is a major multinational tech giant with a lot of nonmobile products Alan F.

6. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

True. I have Sony smartphones (both bricked by yours truly), Bravia TV, earpiece (right side(?) broken) and speakers

10. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Haha point taken! Considering their PS4, cameras and much more!

3. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

And its still continuing the same. Great Google.

4. rantao333

Posts: 345; Member since: May 21, 2013

so, why do most reader here still complaining about "apple arena?" should call it as google arena now..

5. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

congrats to Google

7. Alexa

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 24, 2008

way to go Goggle.....

9. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Samsung... there, I said it!

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