memory flashback. Y! News launched it’s Most-emailed stories and photos page back in Feb 2000 and New York Times wrote an article that we were the first ones to aggregate and show the data back to users
Back then, we looked at what users were emailing, when we troubleshoot the system and noticed a lot of good and funny photos and stories. Hence the Most-emailed page was born
See the article here
nytimes.com New Economy; Yahoo charts the spread of the news by e-mail, and what it finds out is itself becoming news.
See our real-time page here