Hurray Answers, one of the longest-running and most celebrated web Q&A stages throughout the entire existence of the web, is closing down on May fourth. That is the day the Yahoo Answers site will begin diverting to the Yahoo landing page, and the entirety of the stage’s files will obviously stop to exist. The stage has been working since 2005.
Yippee, which is presently essential for Verizon Media Group following the organization’s deal to the telecom for almost $5 billion of every 2017, declared the change at the highest point of the Yahoo Answers landing page. The message connects to a FAQ, which subtleties the timetable of the closure. Beginning April twentieth, the stage will at this point don’t acknowledge new entries, the FAQ clarifies.
Clients will likewise have until June 30th to demand their information or it’ll be difficult to reach after that. That incorporates “all client created content including your Questions list, Questions, Answers rundown, Answers, and any pictures,” Yahoo says, however “you will not have the option to download other clients’ substance, questions, or replies.”
A note shipped off dynamic Yahoo Answers individuals gives somewhat more detail regarding why Yahoo is closing down the stage, including that “it has gotten less famous throughout the long term” and that the organization “chose to move our assets away” from the item to “center around items that better serve our individuals.”
Dear Yahoo Answers Community,
We launched Yahoo Answers sixteen years ago to help people around the world connect and share information. With you and millions of other users, we built the best place on the web to ask and answer questions on a variety of topics, creating a community of global knowledge sharing. While we could not have been prouder of what we accomplished together, we are reaching out today to let you know that we have decided to shut down Yahoo Answers on May 4th, 2021.
While Yahoo Answers war once a key part of Yahoo’s products and services, it has become less popular over the years as the needs of our members have changed. To that end, we have decided to shift our resources away from Yahoo Answers to focus on products that better serve our members and deliver on Yahoo’s promise of providing premium trusted content.
Starting on April 20th you will no longer be able to post any new questions or answers. However, you can still view any posted questions and answers until May 4th. On May 4th the site will be shutting down. If you would like to download a copy of your questions and answers you have posted, you can do this by signing into Your Privacy Dashboard and requesting a download. You will be able to do this until June 30th, 2021 after which your Yahoo Answers data will be securely deleted and no longer available. The closure of Yahoo Answers will not affect your Yahoo account or other Yahoo services. For further information and instructions on how to download your data, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions or copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/SLN35642.html
Thank you for contributing to Yahoo Answers — we’re proud and honored to have helped you connect with and learn from the Yahoo community these past sixteen years. If you’d like to provide feedback, please feel free to reach out to our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sincerely, The Yahoo Answers team
Maybe the closure is generally advantageous, considering the site has all the earmarks of being invaded with extreme right conspiratorial trash. The current Yahoo Answers landing page is featuring such thoughtful jewels in its find segment as, “Will America endure 4 years of Joe Biden?” and “Will this late spring be record revolts by BLM and antifa?,” just as right now exemplary, “Was Stalin directly about everything?”
May every one of the unruly spirits of Yahoo Answers presently discover the data they’re searching for some place more solid.