Yahoo has the biggest portal

Posted on Monday, Dec 12 2005 @ 03:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Yahoo is still the leader in the portal market in the number of unique visitors, Yahoo News reports. Additionally, it's also the top destination for news:
The Sunnyvale, Calif., company led the top 10 Web sites among U.S. home and work Internet users with 101.3 million visitors in August, EMarketer Inc., said. Second was Microsoft Corp.'s site with 95.6 million, followed by its MSN portal, 92.1 million; Google, 80.4 million; America Online Inc., 75.7 million; EBay Inc., 55.2 million; MapQuest, 39 million; Amazon.com, 37.6 million, RealNetworks, 36.4 million; and the Weather Channel, 31.2 million.

As a destination for news, Yahoo beat all other sites with 24.9 million unique visitors. Rounding out the top five sites were MSNBC, 23.8 million; CNN, 21.3 million, AOL News, 17.4 million and Gannett Newspapers, 11.3 million.


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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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