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Webmail is a World Wide Web interface that allows users to read and write E-mail using a Web browser.

Webmail is commonly offered as a service by Internet companies, often in exchange for providing personal information for marketing purposes.

Most webmail services have the following features:

Several webmail services offer the following features:

Table of contents
1 Advantages of webmail services
2 Disadvantages of webmail services
3 History
4 External links

Advantages of webmail services

Disadvantages of webmail services


Historically, the first webmail service was
Hotmail. Hotmail was Created by Sabir Bhatia in India. Hotmail became very popular, and was later bought by Microsoft and rebranded MSN Hotmail. There are now many other webmail services available.

There is webmail software available that allows one to create one's own webmail server.

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