AIM will be discontinued in mid-December - BetaNews

BetaNewsAIM will be discontinued in mid-DecemberBetaNewsAfter two decades of online chat, AIM is set to shuffle off this mortal coil. First emerging in 1997, AOL Instant Messenger earned itself a loyal following of people who were just starting to discover the internet and what it could be used for. Now ...and more »

The end of an era: AIM is signing off after 20 years - City A.M.

City A.M.The end of an era: AIM is signing off after 20 yearsCity A.M.Tissues at the ready, for the nostalgic among us, because it's the end for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). That's right, the chat programme that became a mainstay among a generation to connect them to their friends is being put to bed. Read more: LOL ...and more »

AOL to shut AIM Messenger after 2 decades - Zee News

Zee NewsAOL to shut AIM Messenger after 2 decadesZee NewsSan Francisco: Online service provider AOL on Friday said it will shut its pioneering AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) on December 15. The company reportedly has no planned replacement for the platform in the times when social apps such as Google`s Gchat ...and more »

Instant Messenger AOL to be called off this December - Exclusive Facts

Exclusive FactsInstant Messenger AOL to be called off this DecemberExclusive FactsThe chat program called the AOL Instant messenger that opened doors for a generation to connect with their crushes and classmates whilst guiding them of digital socializing of earlier days, is now coming to an end soon. It is shutting down on Dec 15 ...and more »

AIM AFK 4EVA - Yahoo Finance UK

Yahoo Finance UKAIM AFK 4EVAYahoo Finance UKFor the better part of two decades, starting in the mid '90s, AIM (previously AOL Instant Messenger) was the way to communicate online. For a certain generation, which most of the Engadget staff happens to be a part of, it defined their youth. Those of ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger To Shut Down After 20 Years - Outside the Beltway

Outside the BeltwayAOL Instant Messenger To Shut Down After 20 YearsOutside the BeltwayAOL Instant Messenger, the chat program that connected a generation to their classmates and crushes while guiding them through the early days of digital socializing, will shut down on Dec. 15, its parent company announced on Friday. Released in 1997 ...and more »

AIM To Shut Down On December 15th - iGyaan Network (blog)

AIM To Shut Down On December 15thiGyaan Network (blog)One of the pioneers of the instant messaging apps, AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down on December 15th 2017. The news comes 20 years after the launch of AIM, which became a wildly popular feature of AOL, the largest internet provider at the time.and more »

The popular messaging app, announced the closure - www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)The popular messaging app, announced the closurewww.MICEtimes.asia (press release)IM messenger, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) is one of the oldest programs for messaging, published in 1997, will soon be closed. The owner of the service, the American Oath (formerly of AOL, now subsidiary of Verizon) will completely stop its work on ...and more »

AIM protocol to be shut down after 20 year run - O'Grady's Power Page (blog)

AIM protocol to be shut down after 20 year runO'Grady's Power Page (blog)After 20 years, AIM, the AOL Instant Messenger protocol, will be shut down on December 15th, 2017. The announcement was made by Oath, the Frankenstein merger of AOL and Yahoo! created by now-parent company Verizon. AIM, which surfaced from the ...and more »

RIP AOL instant messenger - Fox17

Fox17RIP AOL instant messengerFox17AIM 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 ...and more »

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

DeathRattleSports.comOnce Its AIM Was True, But Soon AOL's Instant Messenger Will Be No MoreDeathRattleSports.comAn announcement from Oath Inc., the Verizon Communications subsidiary that owns AOL and Yahoo, that AOL Instant Messenger will cease in December. Oath Inc. hide caption. In a few months, AOL Instant Messenger will go the way of such tech ...and more »

AOL's Instant Messenger is going away after 20 years of existence - Techlomedia (blog)

AOL's Instant Messenger is going away after 20 years of existenceTechlomedia (blog)AOL will shut down its Instant Messenger on December 15. This service was launched 20 years ago in 1997 and gave users a way to connect online in the late 90s and early 2000s. With the time, it faced competition and failed to retain its users. Now AOL ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) is Officially Shutting Down - n3rdabl3

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) is Officially Shutting Downn3rdabl3AOL has announced that it's officially shutting down its popular messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, also known as AIM, which was found on many teens computers back in the early 2000s. Although here in the UK our main instant messenger was MSN ...and more »

After 20 years, AIM instant messenger to shut down this winter - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaAfter 20 years, AIM instant messenger to shut down this winterAl-ArabiyaAs they say, all good things must come to an end. Just as we reluctantly bid farewell to MSN messenger this time four years ago, the time has come to say goodbye to AIM. With technology advancing quickly and new communication mechanisms seamlessly ...and more »

What We Love(d) About AOL Instant Messenger - Kotaku Australia

Kotaku AustraliaWhat We Love(d) About AOL Instant MessengerKotaku AustraliaOn December 15, AOL Instant Messenger will be officially dead. Gita Jackson asked Paul Tamayo and Tim Rogers from Kotaku's video team to share their memories of the messaging service of their youth. (If you can't read the post below, a text transcript ...and more »

AOL to close down AIM Instant Messager - Journal930

Journal930AOL to close down AIM Instant MessagerJournal930Most people who were born in the 90's or late 80's remember AIM as the way they first chatted with friends online and likely stressed over how to create the ideal "away message". The then new digital technology forever changed the culture of ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger shutting down after 20 years - wwlp.com

wwlp.comAOL Instant Messenger shutting down after 20 yearswwlp.comNEW YORK (NEWS10) – AOL announced that it is shutting down AOL Instant Messenger after 20 years. AIM will be discontinued on December 15, 2017. After this date, you will no longer be able to access or sign in to AIM services on any platform.and more »

AOL Instant messenger to sign off after 20 years; will shut down on 15 December - Firstpost

FirstpostAOL Instant messenger to sign off after 20 years; will shut down on 15 DecemberFirstpostAOL Instant Messenger, one of the pioneering chat applications of the internet's early days, will be shut down 15 December, the company said today. Logo of AOL. Reuters. The shutdown comes 20 years after the launch of AIM, which became a wildly popular ...and more »

AOL Instant Messenger to End Service in December - Custom PC Review (blog)

Custom PC Review (blog)AOL Instant Messenger to End Service in DecemberCustom PC Review (blog)In a concise and nostalgic blog post, AOL announced that AIM will be closing its doors to all users on December 15, 2017. AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but the way in which we communicate with each other has ...and more »

Farewell, AOL Instant Messenger! - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizFarewell, AOL Instant Messenger!Gears Of BizAfter 20 years of service, AOL Instant Messenger says goodbye to us. On Friday, the company announced the discontinuance of the chat platform that was a pioneer for many other Instant Messenger services. This is the beginning of the end of an era for ...and more »