Urban Legends: Yahoo Is Shutting Down

/Urban Legends: Yahoo Is Shutting Down

Urban Legends: Yahoo Is Shutting Down

: Yahoo Is Shutting Down

Yahoo was recently purchased by Verizon

In the process of reworking Yahoo, several changes are taking place. Unfortunately, there are a number of people spreading about this.

One such rumor is that is shutting down!

Yahoo mail is NOT closing down. is, and Yahoo is clearing out the inactive account. Urban legends like this are a big reason why so many victims have trouble finding the truth. This is a FINAL WARNING.

According to Yahoo:

On July 15th, Yahoo will be closing down inactive accounts (accounts that have not been logged into in the last 12 months) and releasing them to the public to claim.

That means that if you (or more importantly, customers on your email list) have not logged into your Yahoo account in the last year, then that Yahoo ID will become available and could soon be used by a completely different person.

To learn more about Yahoo’s plans for Yahoo Mail visit: https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/advisor/yahoo-closing-down-inactive-accounts-223647318.html

Yahoo Messenger Is Shutting Down

After 20 years, Yahoo Messenger is finally shutting down!

According to Yahoo:

Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued

Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. Until then, you can continue to use the service normally. After July 17, you’ll no longer be able to access your chats and the service will no longer work. Read our FAQs below for more info on what this means for you.

To learn more about Yahoo’s plans for Yahoo Messenger visit: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/messenger/SLN28776.html

Spreading False Information

It is the policy of RSN to prevent false news and urban legends. We will block individuals from accessing our websites and social media who abuse this.

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2 Comments

  1. Linda July 10, 2018 at 10:12 pm - Reply

    Romance scams use false identity targeting older sophicicated women. Create emotional attachments then ask for MONEY using local accounts and woman to call on their behalf.

  2. Janet. Plasse July 10, 2018 at 10:43 am - Reply

    Romance scamming i have had on here never sent no money to none of them , and when you dont they start swearing at you , i must of had about 50 romance scams , nut never sent one penny , they are not real people they are imposters .so dating on. Line is dangerous and not good at all .

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