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AOL Instant Messenger Dies At 20

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — AOL Instant Messenger, the program that gave rise to online chat and countless abbreviations and acronyms, died Friday.

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Joakim Noah Had An Embarrassing AIM Screen Name Just Like The Rest Of Us

On Friday, Yahoo! and AOL discontinued the once wildly popular AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), one of the earliest precursors to texting and social media that offered the world a glimpse of what communication in the Information Age might look like. 310 more words


AIM shuts down: AOL Instant Messenger changed the way we communicate - Vox

After 20 years, the time has come to say a final goodbye to AOL Instant Messenger. The famed chat client more commonly known as AIM is one of the internet’s longest-lasting cultural touchstones, and one of the few pieces of software that arguably changed how people interact with each other. 

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AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years

(Source: thenextweb.com)

AOL today shutters AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) — its iconic chat service which debuted in 1997 and was popular in the ’00s. 232 more words


AOL’s Instant Messenger Is Disappearing At Midnight

Friday December 15, 2017 is the last day AOL’s Instant Messenger service AIM will be available.

All good things come to an end. On Dec 15, we'll bid farewell to AIM.

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Before there was Siri, there was SmarterChild.  And oh, what a time that was. 306 more words


Let's take a moment of silence for the death of AOL Instant Messenger

Today is the day that AOL Instant Messenger dies.

In October, when Oath, the Verizon subsidiary that owns AOL, announced that it would be shutting down the service on Dec. 110 more words