Hotmail


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Hotmail

(messaging)
A web mail service bought by Microsoft.

http://hotmail.com/.
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We're excited to announce that we've completed upgrading all Hotmail customers to Outlook.
It was rebranded as MSN Hotmail, and became a rival of AOL and Yahoo.
Starting today, Microsoft will begin to upgrade every Hotmail user to Outlook.
This seems to be in response to the complaints from people who use Hotmail, which serves banner advertisements.
Microsoft HoTMaiL was originally launched in 1996, and had around 369m users by March 2011.
com at its rival Google, which has an estimated 277 active million users of its Gmail service, but the service is essentially a major refresh of Hotmail, which will be retired at some point.
Hotmail was launched by the company in 1996 but has not been updated for eight years.
The interface is much cleaner and fresher than the ageing Hotmail service, and there's social media integration with Facebook and Twitter, so you can, for example, access your Facebook friends list from within Outlook.
We're aware of an outage impacting Hotmail, SkyDrive, and our other properties.
If you're already using a common password, you may, at some point in the future, be asked to change it to a stronger password," says Dick Craddock, Group Program Manager at Hotmail.
Got my emails and personal folders back , I know some of us will not trust Hotmail , but this is the case with any online services , and in some cases it's very hard to change our emails because it's related to many things , so what I did , I just create Gmail account and forward copy of my hotmail to it," commented a Hotmail user on Facebook.
Con el nuevo Hotmail tiene la posibilidad de enviar hasta 10 gigas en un solo mensaje.