It’s not a secret that new users have a hard time cultivating their timelines unless they have pre-existing contacts to follow; they legitimately don’t know what to look for.Suppose Twitter introduced a method of filtering their “discovery” timeline by geography and/or interest in the same way chatrooms were organized?efore smartphones — much less smartphone apps — were a thing, before Facebook and My Space battled it out for which would become the highlander of social networks, before Snapchat or Twitter or Skype, there was a good five or six year period where Yahoo! Yet, if you look at the direction that social media — messaging in particular — is headed in 2016, there seems to be some pretty hefty borrowing from the old classics.
So I take the initiative to e-mail someone who indicated he wanted to get to know me via the automated message.
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Some of the seemingly desirable improvements being called for by users of today’s most popular messenger platforms tend to sound a lot like some of the features Yahoo!
Oldest version for which customer care support is available: 8.0 (as of April 2, 2007) Oldest version that can log in (has not reached end of life): 8.0 (as of September 30, 2009) The last public version of Yahoo!
Messenger for Unix was released in September 2003, while an unofficial beta (v1.0.6) from a Yahoo employee was released around the same time.