Yahoo! is an American web suppliers headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and additionally had by Verizon Media. The preliminary Yahoo! business was founded by Jerry Yang and additionally David Filo in January 1994 as well as additionally was consisted of on March 2, 1995. Yahoo was among the leaders of the extremely early Internet duration in the 1990s.

It gives or used a Web web site, online search engine Yahoo! Look, as well as pertinent remedies, consisting of Yahoo! Directory site, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Information, Yahoo! Money, Yahoo! Teams, Yahoo! Actions, advertising, on the internet mapping, video sharing, fantasy sporting activities, and additionally its socials media internet site. At its elevation it was just among one of the most noticeable websites in the United States. According to third-party internet analytics providers Alexa as well as additionally SimilarWeb, Yahoo was among one of the most widely read information and media web site-- with over 7 billion views monthly-- ranking as the sixth-most-visited internet website worldwide in 2016.

When amongst the largest web service, Yahoo slowly decreased beginning in the late 2000s, and also in 2017 Verizon Communications got most of Yahoo's Internet service for $4.48 billion, excluding its risks in Alibaba Group as well as Yahoo! Japan, which were transferred to Yahoo's follower business Altaba.= Despite its decrease from reputation, Yahoo domain name websites are still amongst one of one of the most popular, ranking 10th on the planet according to the Alexa rankings because October 2019.