Yahoo! Inc. is an American multinational Web company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It’s globally recognized for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo Search, and associated companies, together with Yahoo Directory, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Groups, Yahoo Answers, advertising, on-line mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports activities and its social media web site. It is among the hottest websites in the US. In line with information sources, roughly seven-hundred million individuals go to Yahoo web sites each month. Yahoo itself claims it attracts “greater than half a billion shoppers each month in additional than 30 languages.”
Yahoo was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 1, 1995. On July 16, 2012, former Google executive Marissa Mayer was named as Yahoo CEO and President, efficient July 17, 2012.
In line with comScore, Yahoo during July 2013 surpassed Google on the variety of United States guests to its Web pages for the primary time since May 2011, set at 196 million United States guests, having elevated by 21 % in a 12 months