Lycos Adds Extra Services

Lycos Adds Extra Services

From The Search Engine Report
Nov. 5
, 1997

Lycos had added free email and other services to its site, putting it firmly in the same direction of Excite and Yahoo into becoming an online destination.

E-mail services are web based and offered in conjunction with iName. Users can have a standard address, of the form "" They can also pay $15 per year to have a specialty domain, such as

Chat and bulletin board services have been introduced, and there is a new personal guide page. It can be customized to reflect personal preferences about news, weather, stocks and web reviews.


Lycos Chat and BBS

Lycos Personal Guide

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