Alexa Traffic Rankings Is Back Up And Running
Amazon.com’s Alexa Internet Inc. subsidiary company is usually very reliable.Â However, there was a temporary outage that caused some concern to many online publications.Â Between MayÂ 20 and June 3, Alexa was not reporting updated traffic rankings on a daily basis.
Alexa is best known for their toolbar, an add-on to browsers that report a site’s 3 month ranking and harvests data for generating rankings.Â On May 23, Alexa updated their toolbar for Firefox 3.0.
Amazon bought Alexa for $250 million in Amazon.com stock in 1999.Â Alexa Internet is based in San Francisco, Calif.This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at +AmitChowdhry