Outlook.com Gets 1 Million Users in First 6 Hours

Mashable Wrote: The team behind Outlook.com revealed in a tweet that one million people signed up for the new email service in just six hours. Microsoft unveiled its Hotmail replacement Tuesday at noon Eastern, and by dinnertime it had cracked seven digits. That’s an impressive spike, illustrated in the chart that @Outlook attached to the tweet (shown below). However, it’s still a tiny fraction of the user base of Hotmail, which comScore pegs at about 350 million — making it the most popular free email service in the world....

August 2, 2012 · 2 min · 239 words · Omid Farhang