Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. Until at that point, you can keep on using the service normally. After July 17, you’ll no longer be able to get to your chats and the service will no longer work.
Oath, the subsidary of broadcast communications giant Verizon that works Yahoo, has declared the last wrap-up of Yahoo Messenger with its services coming at an end on July 17. “Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. Until at that point, you can keep on using the services ordinarily. After July 17, you’ll never again have the capacity to get to your visits and the administration will never again work,” Yahoo said in an statement on Friday.
There currently now isn’t a replacement product available for Yahoo Messenger,” the company said, including that it is continually exploring different avenues regarding new services and applications, one of which is a welcome just gathering informing application called ‘Yahoo Squirrel’ which is as of now in beta shape. “Squirrel” is a gathering informing application Yahoo began testing a month ago.
Yahoo said that for the following a half year, clients would be capable download their visit history to their PC or gadget. “As the communications scene keeps on evolving over, we’re concentrating on building and presenting new, energizing specialized instruments that better fit consumer needs,” Yahoo stated, while staying away from to offer a particular purpose for its choice to close down Messenger.
However, speculations are rife that competition with newer apps like Snapchat, WeChat, and Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger could be a main factor. Yahoo Messenger first made its debut as “Yahoo Pager” route in 1998 as an other option to email and short message service (SMS) on basic cell phones.