Yahoo has announced that it’s miles shutting down the legacy platform of its chat carrier Yahoo Messenger. The company has asked all its customers to transition to the new edition brought closing yr. The antique Yahoo Messenger will not paintings from August five this year.
The chat service changed into delivered in 1998, and become very popular amongst Indian users then. The vintage model noticed a decline in consumer base finally, with numerous new offerings growing to the fore, including Google communicate, social networks like facebook, and cellphone chat apps like WhatsApp. Yahoo tried to restore its Messenger service through updating its Android and iOS apps, other than its web counterpart remaining year in December.
It added along a very new layout, and lots of new features. The great amongst them turned into the brand new Unsend characteristic, which lets in users to retrace their footsteps and undo sending messages. Explaining its pass, Yahoo leader Architect Amotz Maimon says, “In December of 2015, we announced a ultra-modern Yahoo Messenger for cellular, the web and in Yahoo Mail on the computing device, built on a new modern-day platform. This whole revamp brings users a very fast, lovely and smart manner to send – and unsend – messages, snap shots and lively GIFs in 1:1 and group conversations. even as today we offer basic interoperation among the legacy product and the new Messenger, we encourage all of our customers to finish their transition to the brand new Yahoo Messenger as we will now not help the legacy platform as of August five, 2016. We intend to preserve our centered efforts on the brand new Messenger, with a goal of delivering the exceptional revel in to our customers”.
After August five, users might not be capable of get entry to the vintage Yahoo Messenger, and it’s miles recommended to transition to the new Messenger apps on web and cellular. Yahoo also recently introduced support for Hindi language on the app. The apps can be downloaded from right here, whilst the today’s net model is available here.