AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) to officially shut down

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Postby MusicRecords » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:32 pm

I was too young for this so never really used it but apparently it’s nostalgic for so many people who did in the 90s/early 2000s

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AIM will officially shut down on December 15 after 20 years in service, its parent company announced Friday. The news marks the end of an era for anyone who came of age with the internet in the late 90s and early 2000s.
When AIM launched in 1997, using the World Wide Web required a desktop computer with a clunky dial-up connection that tied up the phone lines. Perhaps more than any other product, AIM helped establish the internet as a place to hang out rather than being a simple utility.

http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/06/technology/aim-shuts-down/index.html?sr=fbCNN100617aim-shuts-down1124PMStoryVideo
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Postby oaknuys » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:12 am

Unfortunately Aol and Yahoo are closing down their once well known services one by one...
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Postby MusicRecords » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:48 am

oaknuys wrote:Unfortunately Aol and Yahoo are closing down their once well known services one by one...
Yup, people and technology move on
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