Hotmal or Hotmail

By | October 26, 2017

Hotmal or Hotmail – Which is correct? :

Hotmal is a common error.

Hotmail is the correct spelling.

More than six hundred thousand people per month search Hotmal instead of Hotmail every day, according to statistics from Google keyword planner and Kwfinder and Ahref. Most of them are Brazilians, the remaining are Indonesian, Colombian…

Two hundred thousand people per month enter hotmal dot com on their web browser instead of hotmail dot com. Microsoft bought hotmal.com domain and redirected to their official site.

Because of the hurry, so many people type the wrong keyword when searching, although they know “they are wrong”.

The Search engines will help them do the rest, specifically: It will suggest the correct keyword.

However, the suggestion is not always correct. Sometimes this makes you very uncomfortable.

To fix this problem, we can choose the “correct search”, enter your keywords in quotation marks, example :”Hotmal”, “keyword”… Or simply click on the keyword (in this example is hotmal) you want to search when the search engine suggests :

Showing results for Hotmail
Search instead for Hotmal

The results were as image above

Take advantage of many people searching for the wrong keyword, hackers have redirected them to fake sites, for the purpose of stealing their account information or their credit card information. To avoid this, you should carefully check the URL before sign in your account or install the antivirus software for the browser. If you are logged in on a fake page, you should change your password immediately, if you entered credit card information, please contact the bank to temporarily lock your card.

Millions of people search for other wrong keywords every day, most of them are keywords related to famous brands or singers, example Google (Goggle, Googel), Facebook (Fecebook), Yahoo (Yaho, Yahoo), Gmail (Gmai, Gmal)…We will have specific statistics in the next article.

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