Has the final Away Message been posted?
The only day that could be sadder than this one is December 15th, when AIM dies for good.
The service turns 20 years old this year, and at this point, it’s unclear if it will see its 21st birthday.
For anyone inside the generation for which AOL was synonymous with the internet, and AIM was prerequisite to any social life at all, some pretty sad news: AOL just sacked its IM team. The old king of chat is paraplegic.