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AIM Starts Killing Off the Apps That Actually Made It Good

Image: AOL / Gizmodo
In what feels like a death blow to everyone’s nostalgia, it looks like AOL will soon cut off third-party access to its famous Instant Messenger service. The service turns 20 years old this year, and at this point, it’s unclear if it will see its 21st birthday. Read More >>

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AIM: The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Multiple news outlets reported yesterday that AOL planned to kill off its AIM messaging platform—*raises hand*. AOL today has responded with a strongly-worded, albeit off-the-record, "Nuh-uh, not us." Read More >>