Yahoo has decided to shut down Yahoo Groups from December 15 due to lack of usage for the last several years. Verizon, which bought Yahoo in 2017, announced it on Tuesday. Yahoo has been the largest message board system of its time on the web, which is now going to end its journey later this year.
What did the company say?
The company wrote in its message that Yahoo Groups has seen a steady decline in usage over the past several years. In the same period we also saw that customers want premium and reliable content, although it is never easy to make such decisions but, we should sometimes make difficult decisions about the products which for long term marketing strategy Are fine We will now focus on other areas of business.
Now send email or not?
The company said that emails sent and received by you will remain in your email, but from December 15 it will not be possible to send and receive mail to group members. In 2017, American wireless communications service provider Verizon bought Yahoo’s internet business for $ 4.8 billion. The Yahoo Groups service was launched in 2001 and it could not stand up strongly against Reddit, Google Groups and Facebook Groups.