Oath acknowledged that Yahoo Messenger has many loyal fans, but the company wants to move away from antiquated messaging platforms and "focus on building and introducing new, exciting communications tools that better fit consumer needs".
Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. This means, starting from July 17, users won't be able to access or sign in to Yahoo Messenger.
Yahoo said in a statement that users can download their chat history from the firm's website. And with the rise of smartphones, Apple's iMessage, Message+ on Android and other apps, such as Snapchat and China's WeChat, have effectively pushed Yahoo Messenger out of the way.
For now, Yahoo isn't offering a replacement for Messenger, which attracted millions of users over the past two decades. Pager, but was later rebranded under the Messenger title. Users can still access Yahoo Messenger until that date. Apart from one-on-one messaging, the application featured various group chats, known as Chat Rooms.
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Open", said Stephens , whose late father, John, was the 1988 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year with the New England Patriots . Having worked her way into a strong position in the point Halep netted a straightforward backhand and let her off the hook.
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