AIM is going away and we're all feeling a bit nostalgic - Today.com

Today.comAIM is going away and we're all feeling a bit nostalgicToday.comIt's time to update your away message on AOL's Instant Messenger one last time, because soon you'll never be able to do it again. AOL Instant Messenger, or AIM, will shut down on December 15, after providing us with 20 years of embarrassing online ...and more »

A Farewell to AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shutting Down in December - ExtremeTech

A Farewell to AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Shutting Down in DecemberExtremeTechAOL announced today that AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) will shut down as of December 15. AIM has been pretty dead for years, largely supplanted by services like Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Google Hangouts, text messaging, and WhatsApp. But I'm still a ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger Shuts Down After Glorious 20 Years - iDrop News

iDrop NewsAOL Instant Messenger Shuts Down After Glorious 20 YearsiDrop NewsIt's a sad day in the history of the internet. AOL announced Friday that AIM, its iconic instant messaging service, will officially shut down for good on Dec. 15. Many of us probably have fond memories of logging onto the chat service. AOL's AIM was ...and more »

RIP AIM: AOL to shut down instant messaging service after 20 years - SiliconBeat

SiliconBeatRIP AIM: AOL to shut down instant messaging service after 20 yearsSiliconBeatOath, the parent company created from Verizon's merging of AOL and Yahoo, announced Friday that AIM will shut down on Dec. 15. “If you were a 90s kid, chances are there was a point in time when AOL Instant Messenger was a huge part of your life,” wrote ...and more »

Say CU L8R To Your Screen Name: AIM Will Be Discontinued - Newsy

NewsySay CU L8R To Your Screen Name: AIM Will Be DiscontinuedNewsySay C U L8R To Your Screen Name: AIM Will Be Discontinued. During its 20-year run, the chat service helped change how people across the world communicated with one another. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.and more »

AOL Instant Messenger to shut down in December after 20 years - TechRadar

TechRadarAOL Instant Messenger to shut down in December after 20 yearsTechRadarFor many years, AOL Instant Messenger was one of the last real reminders of how sweeping AOL's presence was in the 1990s. As recently as last year, it wasn't uncommon for me to find editors using it as a means of real-time communication with ...and more »

Once Its AIM Was True, But Soon AOL's Instant Messenger Will Be No More - WUNC

WUNCOnce Its AIM Was True, But Soon AOL's Instant Messenger Will Be No MoreWUNCAn announcement from Oath Inc., the Verizon Communications subsidiary that owns AOL and Yahoo, that AOL Instant Messenger will cease in December. Oath Inc. In a few months, AOL Instant Messenger will go the way of such tech touchstones as AltaVista ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger to shut down Dec. 15 - Toronto Sun

Toronto SunAOL Instant Messenger to shut down Dec. 15Toronto SunWho knew it still existed? AOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service. An article on AOL's website posted Friday says AOL Instant Messenger will be discontinued on Dec. 15. "If ...and more »

Regulate Facebook Like AIM - Motherboard

MotherboardRegulate Facebook Like AIMMotherboardIn 2001, the FCC forced AIM to become compatible with other chat platforms. We should do the same to Facebook. SHARE; TWEET. Louise Matsakis. Oct 6 2017, 11:51am. Image: Shutterstock / Composition: Louise Matsakis. One of the former most popular ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger Will Log Off For Good On Dec. 15 - Deadline

DeadlineAOL Instant Messenger Will Log Off For Good On Dec. 15DeadlineAOL Instant Messenger, the chat feature introduced by the then-dial-up ISP in the mid-1990s, is set to end its once-pioneering run on Dec. 15. Related · AOL To Layoff 5% Of Workforce As It Sharpens Focus On Media And Platforms. Verizon acquired AOL for ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger is retiring, and RIP our childhoods - HelloGiggles

HelloGigglesAOL Instant Messenger is retiring, and RIP our childhoodsHelloGigglesIn case there was any doubt, our childhoods are officially over, because AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years, and that little yellow running man is going to a digital playground somewhere in the sky. We know, you probably had no idea ...and more »

AOL Announces That AIM Will Be Shutting Down After 20 Years: Reactions - Us Weekly

Us WeeklyAOL Announces That AIM Will Be Shutting Down After 20 Years: ReactionsUs WeeklySigning off forever. AOL announced that it is officially shutting down its instant messaging service (AIM) after 20 years on December 15. In a message titled “One Last Away Message,” posted on Tumblr on Friday, October 6, the company said the reason ...and more »

AIM is Signing Out For Good After 20 Years - The Source

The SourceAIM is Signing Out For Good After 20 YearsThe SourceAIM was the core of many 90's kid's initial social experiences on the Internet. AOL announced the shutdown today October 6 saying that it's no longer needed because people communicate on the Internet differently. AIM tapped into new digital ...and more »

Goodbye: Pioneering AOL Instant Messenger to Be Discontinued - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportGoodbye: Pioneering AOL Instant Messenger to Be DiscontinuedU.S. News & World ReportAOL has announced that it is discontinuing its pioneering Instant Messenger chat platform after 20 years of service. Oct. 6, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.. Goodbye: Pioneering AOL Instant Messenger to Be Discontinued ...and more »

AOL To Shut Down Pioneering Instant Messenger App - CBS Local

AOL To Shut Down Pioneering Instant Messenger AppCBS LocalDENVER (CBS4) — Saying it will always have “a special place in our hearts,” AOL announced Friday that its once cutting edge instant messenger app will be taken off-line in December. Launched in 1997, the app created its own word – “IMed” — as it ...and more »

RIP Embarrassing Screen Names: AOL's Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down - PureWow

PureWowRIP Embarrassing Screen Names: AOL's Instant Messenger Is Shutting DownPureWowWhat was your first AOL screen name? Was it straightforward like sarah1991 or something a little *jazzier* like olsenfan4ever828? (Spoiler alert: ours was not the straightforward one.) No matter what it was—and how much shame you feel for it now—pour ...and more »

RIP AIM: AOL Instant Messenger dies in December - KREM.com

KREM.comRIP AIM: AOL Instant Messenger dies in DecemberKREM.comIt's the end of an era: as of December 15, AOL's Instant Messenger will no longer exist. In a statement from Oath, the new entity formed under Verizon combining AOL with the recently-acquired Yahoo, the service will be discontinued. "AIM tapped into ...and more »

G2G: AOL announces the end of groundbreaking Instant Messenger - KMBC Kansas City

G2G: AOL announces the end of groundbreaking Instant MessengerKMBC Kansas CityThe once mighty web portal announced Friday it will discontinue its Instant Messenger, the program that was the go-to communication method for teens and twenty-somethings before cell phone text messaging became the norm. Commonly known as AIM, the ...and more »

Netflix shares stream to all-time highs - WHIO

Netflix shares stream to all-time highsWHIONEW YORK — Shares of Netflix are streaming to new highs a day after the company announced its first true price hike in years. That's a far different result compared with 2011 when Netflix separated its streaming and DVD-by-mail service and raised prices.and more »

RIP AIM: Iconic AOL Instant Messenger app is shutting down - Syracuse.com

Syracuse.comRIP AIM: Iconic AOL Instant Messenger app is shutting downSyracuse.comAn AOL logo is seen in the company's office in Hamburg, Germany in a file photo. ( Axel Heimken | AP Photo ). Comment. 0 shares. By Kevin Tampone · ktampone@syracuse.com,. syracuse.com. After two decades, AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down.and more »