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Media Metrix Reports on Nearly 6,000 Web Sites for January

Media Metrix, The PC Meter Company in New York City, said it reports on nearly 6,000 Web sites in its January Trend Report.

The number of sites that Media Metrix reports has steadily increased each month and is up by nearly 500 since December. Media Metrix also unveiled its top 25 World Wide Web site rankings for At Home and At Work, as well as the top Media Properties for January.

New to the Top 25 Web site rankings for the first time is Sony Online, which ranks sixteenth among all Web sites At Home. Switchboard.com moves up one notch to enter the top 10 overall for the first time. The US Treasury Department (ustreas.gov) appears for the first time ever among the Media Metrix Top 25 Web sites overall accessed at work.

Top 25 Web Sites - At Home Top 25 Web Sites - At Work
Rank Web Site % Reach Rank Web Site % Reach
1 aol.com 47.7 1 yahoo.com 50.3
2 yahoo.com 39.6 2 netscape.com 44.7
3 netscape.com 27.5 3 aol.com 35.4
4 geocities.com 23.9 4 microsoft.com 28.2
5 microsoft.com 23.4 5 infoseek.com 26.8
6 infoseek.com 19.2 6 excite.com 26.3
7 excite.com 19.0 7 lycos.com 20.4
8 lycos.com 12.9 8 geocities.com 19.7
9 msn.com 11.4 9 digital.com 16.2
10 switchboard.com 11.1 10 zdnet.com 14.7
11 tripod.com 10.1 11 four11.com 11.9
12 digital.com 9.7 12 msn.com 11.9
13 zdnet.com 8.7 13 webcrawler.com 11.5
14 webcrawler.com 8.5 14 switchboard.com 9.9
15 simplenet.com 7.9 15 cnn.com 8.8
16 sony online 7.8 16 amazon.com 8.7
17 angelfire.com 7.5 17 real.com 8.2
18 four11.com 7.4 18 compuserve.com 8.0
19 real.com 7.2 19 tripod.com 7.4
20 amazon.com 6.8 20 ustreas.gov 7.4
21 disney online 6.8 21 weather.com 7.4
22 att.net 6.6 22 cnet software 7.2
23 pathfinder.com 6.5 23 whowhere.com 7.2
24 hotmail.com 6.2 24 pathfinder.com 6.9
25 compuserve.com 6.1 25 usatoday.com 6.9