Question: Why are Yahoo chat rooms closed?

Yahoo has announced plans to permanently axe the public chat rooms feature of its messaging tool. The chat-rooms tool came under fire in 2005, with advertisers pulling ads after reports of illegal under-age sex-themed rooms. Yahoo said the feature was closing because it was not adding enough value for users.

Why is Yahoo Messenger closed?

According to Yahoo!, they ended Yahoo Messenger to divert time and resources to other communication tools: As the communications landscape continues to change, were focused on building and introducing new, exciting communications tools that better fit consumer needs.

What year did Yahoo chat rooms close?

A new Yahoo! Messenger was released in 2015, replacing the older one. Yahoo! Messenger was shut down entirely on July 17, 2018, replaced by a new service titled Yahoo!

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