Yahoo! Kills! The! Messenger!

An aerial image of Yahoo headquarters

Google Play Store

"We're constantly experimenting with new services and apps, one of which is an invite-only group messaging app called Yahoo Squirrel (currently in beta)", Oath wrote.

Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued on July 17, the web pioneer giant announced on Friday.

The reason cited for this decision by Oath is that they have built Squirrel with a much better technology and more dynamic features that the customers may like, while acknowledging that it is not a very happy decision they have made to shut down Yahoo messenger.

Yahoo Messenger users have six months to download their chat history to their computer or other devices. The company recommends Yahoo Squirrel, a beta invite-only group messaging application. It thrived as one of the top instant messaging services of the 90s with hundreds of millions of people using the service.

Yahoo released the first version of Messenger under the name Yahoo Pager in March of 1998.

Guatemala Volcano Eruption Kills at Least 33
The speed and ferocity of the eruption took mountain communities by surprise, with numerous dead found in or around their homes. In a statement issued late on Sunday, he spoke of the nation's "deep pain" caused by the "irreparable losses" in human lives.

First they came for AOL Instant Messenger, and killed it off on December 15 of previous year. Yahoo Messenger, on the other hand, failed to evolve as quickly.

There has been a bit of restructuring going after after Verizon acquired Yahoo in 2016.

Users need to sign in on the site and type the Account Key that is sent to them by Yahoo.

One Twitter user said they even met their wife while using Yahoo Messenger.

Click on Download enter your email.

Yankees boycott threat works, ESPN will no longer televise game
Aaron Sanchez picked up the win as he allowed one earned run on two hits with seven strikeouts and three walks over six innings. On the other hand, the Blue Jays have lost 8.8 units and are 12-12 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher.

You can say that Yahoo Messenger was a runaway hit on debut.

Watch your email for the file.

It was reborn as an app in December 2015, but unsurprisingly, it didn't take off like other chat apps.

While there is no official replacement for Messenger being announced, Yahoo! did say it is working on a beta chat product called Squirrel that is now running as an invite-only trial.

Rafael Nadal into French Open finals against Dominic Thiem
Del Potro saved one but a backhand error handed Nadal the set and he never took a backward glance after that. If you don't miss the occasions you have a chance to keep his head under the water and then he is beatable.

Latest News