You heard right, AOL Instant Messenger is actually still running and there are people still using it who will find this news distressing. You have until December 15th to download any files you might have stored there, though your buddy list will not make it unless someone out there designs a third party tool. We lost Geocities in 2009; what's next, MySpace?
Pop over to Slashdot to make a few cracks or head here to reset your password if you actually remember your username.
"However, AIM couldn't make the seamless transition to mobile, where most users rely on instant messaging services. Users will be able to manually download any images or files on AIM before the service shuts down. However, users won't be able to export or save their Buddy List, the group of contacts available on AIM."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- Bluetooth Won't Replace the Headphone Jack — Walled Gardens Will @ Slashdot
- BlackBerry Motion will ditch the keyboard in favour of fully-touchscreen design @ The Inquirer
- Dumb bug of the week: Apple's macOS reveals your encrypted drive's password in the hint box @ The Register
But don’t worry because IRC
But don’t worry because IRC will never die.
Does yahoo mesenger still
Does yahoo mesenger still conect to all aim and msn mesenger accounts? Is icq still a thing? Get off my lawn and take yer damb pogs with you!
does that include the
does that include the @aim.com email service?
Hopefully not, thats where i
Hopefully not, thats where i send all my spam and signups from sites i figure will spam me lol
I assumed it had died years
I assumed it had died years ago.
Hell I thought it died back
Hell I thought it died back in 2009… The last time I used it.
note myspace and other
note myspace and other pre-facebook social sites and applications are still roaming in a zombified like form