Yahoo Messenger is getting killed off in July

June 8, 2018 Mix


The end has come for pioneer instant messaging app Yahoo Messenger. Verizon subsidiary Oath announced it is planning to shut down the messenger on July 17 – and is now redirecting users to its brand new group messaging app Squirrel. “We know we have many loyal fans who have used Yahoo Messenger since its beginning as one of the first chat apps of its kind,” the statement reads. “As the communications landscape continues to change over, we’re focusing on building and introducing new, exciting communications tools that better fit consumer needs.” In place, the company is encouraging users to sign up…

This story continues at The Next Web

Or just read more coverage about: Yahoo

Previous Article
Detective Dot wants to teach STEM skills through the magic of storytelling
Detective Dot wants to teach STEM skills through the magic of storytelling

From Pip to MineCraft, there’s no shortage of initiatives promising to teach kids STEM skills. However, few...

Next Article
Join us for a glass of rosé during Afterhours Cannes
Join us for a glass of rosé during Afterhours Cannes

What makes a standout Cannes Lions memory? Saatchi’s iconic “pregnant man” ad winning in 1970? Wine tasting...