AOL has some news…and you might be sad

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This is sad news.  No longer can we use our high school football number in our IM username or ask out the pretty girl to a homecoming dance.  AIM was instrumental in many milestones and played a major role in starting digital communication.  It has since been replaced by Google, texting, poking and other forms of digital communication.  

Article Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/06/technology/aol-aim-shut-down.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur