AOL Wins June Popularity Contest

According to the latest report from Media Metrix, America Online lead the list of most popular Web properties in June.

Not surprisingly, portals led the list of top sites last month. In addition to AOL, others leading the list included Yahoo!, Microsoft, Excite and Lycos.

About.com won kudos as the fastest rising Web property with a 35 percent increase in traffic, propelling the network to the top 20. About.com, formerly Miningco.com, took its new name on May 17.

The rankings include home and work access. Here’s a snippet of the Top 50 properties and sites in June:

























































Rank

Digital Media/Web Property

Unique Visitors
(000)

1

AOL
Network

47,197

2

Yahoo Sites

37,093

3

Microsoft Sites

32,883

4

Lycos
29,963

5

Go Network

20,793

6
Excite Network
17,122

7

Time Warner Online

12,337

8
Amazon

12,172

9
Go2Net Network
10,168

10
AltaVista
9,904






















































Rank

Digital Media/Web Site

Unique Visitors
(000)

1

yahoo.com

32,853

2

aol.com

29,889

3

msn.com

22,852

4

netscape.com
19,320

5

geocities.com

19,145

6
go.com
19,064

7

microsoft.com

15,932

8
excite.com

15,425

9
lycos.com
14,568

10
angelfire.com
13,193

Definitions: A Web property is one that offers more than one site. Unique visitors is the number of total users who visited the site in the past month. All unique visitors are counted once and are in thousands.

Media Metrix provides monthly, weekly, and real-time data collection and reporting to advertising agencies, media companies, e-commerce marketers, financial institutions and technology companies.

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