AOL Instant Messenger to shut down in December - The Straits Times

(NYTIMES) - AOL Instant Messenger, the chat program that connected a generation to their classmates and crushes while guiding them through the early days of digital socialising, will shut down on Dec 15, its parent company announced on Friday (Oct 7).

AOL silences pioneering chat platform - Boston Herald

FINISH LINE: AOL said yesterday that it will discontinue its Instant Messenger chat platform on Dec. 15, after 20 years of service. Officials said the product was overtaken by 'profound changes' in how people communicate. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share ...

In brief: Concordia Lutheran buys land in Penn Township; Sprint, T-Mobile said to be ironing out final merger ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cabot-based senior residential and care provider Concordia Lutheran Services has purchased 134 acres in Penn Township, including a parcel containing the building known as the Mansion, from the Raymond Lassinger Family Trust and their company, ...

AIM is officially dead, and your childhood means nothing - Gears Of Biz

If you were between 10 and 25 years old during the late 1990s and early 2000s, there's a really really good chance you had an AOL Instant Messenger account. The service, called simply AIM by so many people that AOL starting calling it that, too, was ...

AOL Instant Messenger fondly celebrated as users share their '#AIMemories' - Sacramento Bee

News that AOL Instant Messenger will be officially shut down this December made it a somber day for thousands of former chatters, even those who haven't used it in more than a decade. First reported by TechCrunch, the chat app will cease operation Dec.

Crunch Report | AOL Instant Messenger Is Shutting Down - TechCrunch

I don't know what to wear on Crunch Report (It's a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup and want to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and I'll wear it in an episode. I'm not going to mention the company on the ...

Farewell, Yellow Running Man: AOL's AIM to end on Dec. 15 - DeathRattleSports.com

Oct. 6 (UPI) — AOL's Instant Messenger, among the first Internet platforms to achieve popular acceptance for desktop communications, will shut down in December, its parent company said Friday. Verizon Communications Inc., current owners of what was ...

AOL Instant Messenger to sign off - DeathRattleSports.com

The shutdown comes 20 years after the launch of AIM, which became a wildly popular feature of AOL, the largest internet provider at the time. Verizon, which acquired AOL in 2015 and merged it into a unit called Oath this year, said it is looking at new ...

AIM Will Finally Die Its Last Death Later This Year - Gizmodo Australia

Today is another sad day, a day like so many others save for one tear-jerking bit of news: AOL announced its Instant Messenger will die on December 15. It was 20 years old. Screenshot: oregontrailtombstone.com. This isn't the first time that AIM has ...

Before Tinder there was AIM - 9NEWS.com

KUSA - It was never billed as a dating service but that didn't stop folks from making love connections through AOL's Instant Messenger. "One night I went on AOL and I was in a chat room," said Tracey Hosier. "I put in there that I was a single white ...

AOL Instant Messenger to shut down before the end of the year - KTIC

(NEW YORK) — America Online is retiring its once-beloved instant messaging service AIM, the company announced in a Tumblr post on Friday. “If you were a 90's kid, chances are there was a point in time when AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) was a huge part ...

I Won't BRB: AOL Instant Messenger Finally About to Shut Down Forever - Social News Daily

What, AOL instant messenger is still a thing? Very much so, yes. You always have to give AOL props. Even though their software became somewhat obsolete (even though they STARTED the trend of online chatting), AOL instant messenger has been up and ...

AIM Memes & Jokes That Show That People Are Mourning The Teen Staple - Romper

Just like how you will never forget your first love, you will never forget your first AOL Instant Messenger screen name. For many millennials, AOL Instant Messenger is attached to a certain point from their adolescence that they will never forget. It ...

AOL Instant Messenger Is Heading to the Technology Graveyard - KVOA Tucson News

AOL Instant Messenger, the trailblazing chat program beloved by 90s kids and people relieved they would no longer have to get up and talk to their co-workers in person, is officially heading into retirement, the company announced Friday. The famous ...

AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years - fox5sandiego.com

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 ...

AOL Instant Messenger is Shutting Down After 20 Years - Gears Of Biz

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) will be shut down on December 15, 2017. The service was launched as a standalone download in May 1997 for Windows. It became very popular in the late 1990s and 2000s as you may remember from “You've Got Mail” and ...

Farewell, AIM: AOL Instant Messenger is signing off permanently - Gears Of Biz

It's the end of an era that realistically ended a decade ago. On Friday, AOL announced that AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) will shut down permanently on December 15, 2017. When I heard the news, my mind flashed back to the boxes full of America Online ...

PSA: Don't share your old AIM screen name - TechCrunch

Hello it's the fun police! Were you having a nice time engaging in nostalgia about the death of AOL Instant Messenger? Was it fun to look back on your old AIM login, how young you were, KrazyKat99, without a care in the world? Yes, we at TechCrunch ...

Cheddar afternoon business update 10/6: AOL Instant Messenger to be discontinued - News 12 Westchester

The United States economy lost jobs last month, totaling about 33,000 for the first time in seven years. Analysts say Hurricane Irma and Harvey caused businesses to close and people to stay home, but they didn't expect the job losses to be this bad ...

AOL Instant Messenger shutting down after 20 years - KGO-TV

America Online Instant Messenger, affectionately known as AIM, will come to an end after 20 years on December 15. All good things come to an end. On Dec 15, we'll bid farewell to AIM. Thank you to all our users! #AIMemories https://t.co/b6cjR2tSuU ...