“In meetings with marketers, Oath representatives have acknowledged that many people use Yahoo Mail as their primary service for unwanted commercial email, one of the people who heard the pitch said. They indicated this is an advantage for advertisers who want to collect as much commercial data on users as possible, the person said”.
«You can’t kill email. Attempting to do so is a decades-long tradition of the tech industry, a cliché right up there with « Uber, but for » and « the Netflix of X. » AOL Instant Messenger tried to kill email. So did MySpace. Then Facebook took up the mantle, followed by Slack and Symphony and WhatsApp and HipChat. Through it all, email persists—always dying, never dead. Except email isn’t dying. There are 3.7 billion users worldwide who collectively send 269 billion emails every day, according to a report by the Radicati Group. Email is bigger than Facebook».