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Gmail Steals Users From Hotmail

Feb 16, 2005
Category Investments

Return Path just released a study showing that a majority of users of Gmail come from existing Microsoft Hotmail users who are switching to Gmail.  The stats are interesting – of new Gmail users that switched from something else:

  • 57% from Hotmail
  • 27% from Yahoo
  • 16% from AOL, MSN, and Comcast