Cartoon depicting the deaths of Yik Yak, AIM Messenger, and Vine

In memoriam: The apps we lost in 2017


On Dec 30, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

AOL IM logo man running off screen, waving goodbye

AIM is officially dead

The end of an era.

On Oct 6, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Yahoo shareholders approve sale to Verizon, thousands of job cuts to come

The two companies will merge to become Oath, a brand platform.

On Jun 8, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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2.1 million people still use dial-up internet from AOL, and other mind-boggling facts

Just because you don't use it doesn't mean other people aren't.

On Jan 8, 2017 by John-Michael Bond

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The voice behind AOL’s ‘You’ve Got Mail’ is now an Uber driver

Wait till you hear him live.

On Nov 7, 2016 by Peter Bd

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Verizon reportedly purchasing Yahoo for $5 billion

The deal could merge AOL and Yahoo into one.

On Jul 24, 2016 by Rae Votta

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Meet ‘Derp,’ the U.K. teen police say helped hack the CIA director’s AOL account

'Derp' remains freeā€”for now.

On May 9, 2016 by Dissent Doe

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How I fell in love over AOL Instant Messenger

On merging my online self with my IRL self.

On Feb 11, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Instagram playboy Dan Bilzerian hacked because he uses AOL

His Instagram account remained off-limits.

On Jan 14, 2016 by William Turton

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WikiLeaks publishes CIA director’s private files, revealing wife’s Social Security number

The documents were stolen from CIA Director John Brennan's personal AOL account.

On Oct 21, 2015 by William Turton

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Jared Leto interviews Deepak Chopra about space, time, and the future of humanity

They're the perfect double act.

On Oct 6, 2015 by Tom Harrington

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Firefox founder one-ups ‘Silicon Valley’ with his own hilarious script

Nicely done, Blake Ross. Let's hope HBO is paying attention.

On Sep 6, 2015 by Selena Larson

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‘Call Me Lucky’ digs into the life of comedian Barry Crimmins

'I had to turn several years of being a screw-up into research.'

On Aug 7, 2015 by Audra Schroeder

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This app reimagines the glory days of AIM Away Messages

It's like AOL Instant Messenger all over again.

On Jun 12, 2015 by Mike Wehner

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‘People Making Dial-Up Noise’ is the weirdest form of ’90s nostalgia


On May 13, 2015 by Miles Klee