AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years

The pioneering chat app that taught us to text is pulling the plug. On December 15th, AOL Instant Messenger will shut down after running since 1997. AIM dominated online chat in North America at the turn of the century. But with SMS and social apps like Facebook and WhatsApp having conquered chat, AOL is giving up the … More AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years

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Twitter to close the door on its Windows TweetDeck app

On April 15 Twitter will end support for the app, which lets users create a dashboard for managing multiple accounts simultaneously. The microblogging site said Thursday that though support for the Windows app will end, users will still be able to get the same experience from the Web version. The move is geared toward “enhancing … More Twitter to close the door on its Windows TweetDeck app

Twitter’s Obsolete?

This article was found on Google Plus. The microblogging service Twitter debuted five years ago, and by all accounts it’s one of the great success stories of the social media era. Twitter boasts 200 million users and 350 billion tweets per day, and it’s a ubiquitous reference on mainstream TV. Visit Twitter today, and it’s … More Twitter’s Obsolete?