Nate (web portal)

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Nate
Nate 2009 logo.svg
Web address www.nate.com
Commercial? Yes
Type of site
Web portal, web search engine
Available in Korean
Owner SK Communications

Nate (Hangul: 네이트) is a South Korean web portal, developed by SK Communications. In 2003, Nate acquired the online community service Cyworld, and in 2004, it achieved first place in local page views with a total of 3.8 million, surpassing rival Daum for the first time.[1]

NateOn[edit]

NateOn is an instant messaging client provided by Nate, which in 2005 first overtook MSN Messenger in terms of South Korean user numbers. During the 3rd week of May 2005, NateOn's South Korean users totalled 7.54 million, compared to 6.5 million for MSN Messenger.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Yoon Chang-hee, "Nate seen top portal; Daum begs to differ", JoongAngDaily, June 29, 2004. Retrieved on September 28, 2007.
  2. ^ Chang Chung-hoon and Wohn Dong-hee, "Nate On increases lead over MSN Messenger", JoongAng Daily, May 30, 2005. Retrieved on September 28, 2007.

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