While today we provide basic interoperation between the legacy product and the new Messenger, we encourage all of our users to complete their transition to the new Yahoo Messenger as we will no longer support the legacy platform as of August 5, 2016.We intend to continue our focused efforts on the new Messenger, with a goal of delivering the best experience to our users," the announcement reads.Yahoo Messenger was originally launched under the name Yahoo! In addition to instant messaging features similar to those offered by ICQ, it also offers (on Microsoft Windows) features such as: IMVironments (customizing the look of Instant Message windows, some of which include authorized themes of famous cartoons such as Garfield or Dilbert), address-book integration and Custom Status Messages.
During group conversations, anyone in the group can invite additional participants, or change the name of the group, or the group photo.
Elsewhere, the app allows users to send hundreds of photos at a time to all users in a conversation.
It may take up to a minute or two for the message to arrive.
Your Black Berry 10 smartphone must be turned on and have network connectivity to receive the message.
M) is an advertisement-supported instant messaging client and associated protocol provided by Yahoo.
Yahoo also offers PC-PC, PC-Phone and Phone-to-PC service, file transfers, webcam hosting, text messaging service, and chat rooms in various categories.When the connection improves, the app will automatically send these messages to their recipients without the need to refresh or resend the content.If you're still using Yahoo's ancient Messenger applicationyou know, the one you can't even download from Yahoo anymore, but might still be clinging to because you have a fondness for purple user interfacesthen you might want to start finding some alternatives.As of December 14, 2012, all public chat rooms on Yahoo Messenger have been shut down as part of a series of features being changed/added/deleted.As of March 27, 2016, the only supported clients are the Android, i OS and web browser clients.Yahoo is also switching up how it archives previous conversations.