Yahoo not happy with MySpace market share report

Posted on Friday, Jul 21 2006 @ 02:13 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Yahoo wasn't really amused when they saw the market research report from Hitwise last week that reported about the huge popularity of MySpace.
It did not take long for some sites to challenge the findings and issue statements. Especially Yahoo was not happy about the report and accused Hitwise of publishing misleading numbers and not highlighting the fact that the Yahoo network has a greater reach than MySpace.

"The Yahoo network is made up of many domains and it is not accurate to compare Myspace.com to just Yahoo's mail.yahoo.com domain. When taking into account all of Yahoo's domains together as an entire network, Yahoo! clearly remains the number one property in terms of audience share, duration share, page view share and days visited per month," Yahoo said I a statement.
Read more at TG Daily.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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