Nielsen Netsight

Nielsen Netsight

This extension sends anonymous data to Nielsen about the user's activities. It can only be used by Nielsen panelists.

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What is Nielsen Netsight?

'Nielsen Netsight' is a Chrome extension for Nielsen panelists to share anonymous internet usage data, aiding research and shaping digital trends. It requires prior registration, ensures privacy, excludes sensitive information like IDs or financial data, and offers rewards for participation.

Users: 156,779
Version: 4.0.1091 (Last updated: 2024-02-01)
Creation date: 2023-12-07
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • nativeMessaging
  • management
  • tabs
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • webRequest
Size: 37.43K
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The Nielsen Computer Panel is your opportunity to be a part of the research we do here at Nielsen. Your participation helps us understand how consumers use the Internet and computers by studying the types of websites people like you visit. By adding our extension to your computer, you are contributing to the measurement of the digital landscape and are eligible to earn rewards.

Before enabling our Nielsen extension, you must first sign up using our Nielsen Computer and Mobile Panel registration form. Once your registration is submitted, you can enable this extension on your computer. If you have not completed our registration form, this extension will not function and you will not receive rewards.

With your help, Nielsen and our clients will better understand trends such as website visits and how much time is spent viewing content. In addition, the extension collects certain browser usage information including navigation and webpage/video data which is securely sent back to Nielsen for research purposes. We do NOT collect user IDs, passwords, banking or financial information. Your activity will be anonymized and aggregated along with thousands of other participating panelists before any reports are shared.

You can access our Privacy Policy here:

If you have any questions, you can contact our support teams at

The use of information received from Google APIs will adhere to the Chrome Web Store User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.

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  • Earn rewards and gift cards for little to no effort
  • Works well on desktop and certain devices without noticeable issues
  • Easy passive way to earn some bonuses such as PayPal cash and Amazon vouchers
  • Slows down devices and causes system performance issues
  • Intrusive and demands more permissions than originally agreed
  • Poor customer service and slow or lack of response to issues
Most mentioned
  • Causes device slowdown and lag
  • Rewards earning and redemption confusion or dissatisfaction
  • App reinstallation issues and difficulties with uninstallation
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Risk impact

Nielsen Netsight is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Nielsen Netsight if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Nielsen Netsight is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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