Looks like Gigya is doing quite well lately. if this press release on figures took by comScore is to be believed. this is good because it is one of the best widget start ups. it is also good because since Gigya is more like having a personal Agent for widgets. totally concentrated in promotion and distribution. this means that Widgets in general are doing good and growing. this is a good news overall even for the other competing Widget Startups because Gigya is usually also a choice for partnerships with others since they don`t develop the widgets themselves.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug 13, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Gigya:
— Gigya, the largest widget distribution network, today announced that it reached over 150 million unique widget viewers worldwide in June 2008, a 23 percent increase in unique viewer reach since March 2008. This data was released earlier this month as part of comScore’s June WidgetMetrix Report.
— Within the United States, Gigya reached over 55 million unique widget viewers, a 25 percent increase since March 2008.
— comScore reports that a total of 615 million people, representing 65 percent of the worldwide Internet users, viewed or engaged with a widget in June 2008.
— A platform is defined by comScore as a syndication mechanism through which some publishers choose to make widgets available to consumers. A platform is credited with a Widget Viewer for each unique consumer of a widget served off its platform.
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