Document And Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Nov. 11, 2016
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Remark Media, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001368365  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Outstanding (shares)   21,751,482