Best e-mail service provider?
Who would have thought there’s a partisan divide when it comes to the question of which company is the best e-mail service provider, and what explains why Democrats are so down on AOL’s e-mail service?
When we asked Americans which company is the best e-mail service provider, Google topped Yahoo by a 23%-20% margin.
Even though AOL trailed the packed with 12% picking it as the best e-mail service provider (20% picked “other” as best webmail service provider), AOL’s e-mail was number one among Republicans with 20% picking it best. Google trailed close behind among Republicans at 19%, with Yahoo at 16%.
Democrats frown on AOL’s e-mail service, with only 5% picking it best. Democrats picked Google over Yahoo by a 27%-25% margin.
Among independents, Google was tops at 23%, Yahoo at 20%, and AOL at 10%.
AOL’s e-mail service was rated best among 18-29 year olds, with 32% picking it versus 10% for Google and 18% for Yahoo. Google did best among 20-44 year olds (37%), while Yahoo was best among 45-64 year olds (27%).
Our scientific telephone survey of 1,184 registered voters nationwide was conducted November 10, 2011 and has a margin of error of +/- 3%. Poll results are weighted to be a representative sampling of all American adults.
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