About MSN

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News and Media Website






10th November, 1994*


900+ Million/ Month**


29+ Million USD***

About MSN

MSN (meaning Microsoft Network) is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices. MSN was founded on 24 August 1995. Currently, the CEO of the company is Sharath Kumar.

About MSN Headquarter and Subsidiary 

The headquarters of MSN is in Redmond, WA, US. The parent organization of MSN is Microsoft Corporation. The subsidiary of MSN is MSN Music.

According to some reports, MSN Network attracts 350 Million Worldwide Users Each Month.

About MSN Services

MSN is a world leader in delivering Web services to consumers and digital marketing solutions to businesses worldwide. MSN 8 is the first Internet software product to have earned the trusted Good Housekeeping Seal. MSN brings consumers everything they need from the Web to make the most of their time online.

MSN keeps people informed across the web, phone and PC, using an approach of curating news via publishing partnerships and AI. They work with more than a thousand premium publishers and more than 3,000 brands in all major global markets – like USA Today, The New York Times, FOX News, The Washington Post, and many more – to aggregate the best news, videos, photos, and other content and deliver it, for free, to people all over the world.

MSN believes that a free, well-funded press is a critical part of their social fabric and is proud to partner with the world’s best news brands, offering a business model that gives people access, at no cost, to trustworthy news and provides a sustainable source of revenue for publishers.

Every day, their publishing partners send them more than 100,000 unique pieces of content. Their AI scans the content as it arrives, processes it to understand dimensions like freshness, category, topic type, opinion content, and potential popularity, and then presents it to their editors.

The algorithms suggest appropriate photos to pair with content to help bring stories to life. Editors then curate the top stories throughout the day, across a variety of topics, so that their readers get the latest news from the best sources.

Now, let’s take a look at other services provided by MSN –

About MSN Games

MSN Games (also known as Zone.com – formerly known as The Village, Internet Gaming Zone, MSN Gaming Zone, and MSN Games by Zone.com) is a casual gaming website, with single player, multiplayer, PC download, and social casino video games. MSN Games is a part of Xbox Game Studios, associated with the MSN portal.

About MSN Autos

With MSN Autos marketplace, users get information consolidated from multiple sites and sources to show all available vehicles in an area. Then, leveraging cutting-edge AI and machine learning, it generates recommendations relevant to your search parameters and indicates when a car might be a great deal. 

About MSN Dial-up

MSN Dial-up is an Internet service provider operated by Microsoft in the United States and formerly also in several other countries. Originally named The Microsoft Network, it debuted as a proprietary online service.

Let’s learn about MSN’s apps launched by Microsoft : 

About MSN News

Microsoft News (previously named MSN News and Bing News) is a news aggregator and service that features news headlines and articles chosen by editors. The app includes sections for top stories, U.S., world, money, technology, entertainment, opinion, sports, and crime, along with other miscellaneous stories.

About MSN Weather

MSN Weather – Forecast and Maps is an app that gives you weather information about any city in the world. From the main tab, you can take a look at the day’s temperature, and check the rain map, as well as the forecast for the following days.

About MSN Money

It lets you know more about your money with financial data and news from the world’s top sources. You can also grow your finances with handy tools and calculators, anytime and anywhere.

About MSN Benefits

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of using MSN –

  1. It allows users to set their personalized favorite topics and sources, receive notifications of breaking news through alerts, filter preferred news sources.
  2. You can also read the latest news and advice on business, finance, markets, technology, companies, small business, personal finance, saving & investing, spending & borrowing, credit, real estate, insurance, taxes, retirement, career & education, etc.
  3. Also Get the latest weather conditions, whether you’re hitting the slopes, the beach or simply checking the forecast for your commute. See accurate hourly, 5-day, and 10-day forecasts for wherever you’re going or whatever you’re doing.
  4. It offers free downloads of various software and suites, blog hosting to share experiences and discuss issues, tips and tricks regarding the use of apps, and legal information about various software.

This was all about MSN; about MSN services and its benefits that have made it one of the most visited portal websites in the United States after Yahoo.


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