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Yahoo Messenger to be shut down from mid-July

Tuesday 12 June 2018 | 07:53 CET | News
Verizon's division Oath announced Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after 17 July. Access to chats and the service will no longer work after this date. End-users will be redirected to an invite-only group messaging app called Yahoo Squirrel (currently in beta), according to online publication TechCrunch.com. Squirrel is a group messaging app Yahoo started testing in May. The app is one of the new services and apps the company is testing. Oath also closed AIM, AOL's equivalent messaging app, in October 2017. Yahoo ID can still be used for other services like Mail and fantasy sports.

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Companies: AOL / Yahoo
Countries: United States
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