Back in the early days of the commercial internet when smart phones didn’t exist and phone texts were being changed at 10 cents a pop, AIM was the bright beacon of desktop social messaging.
Who can forget the telltale “message sent” and “message received” sounds…”doodle-deet!”….”deedle-doot!”
Time and technology marches on and now sending a text is free and standard to all phones as well as other numerous messaging apps now available.
Here’s an interesting thought exercise – for those who used AIM- do you remember the last time you used it – I sure don’t!
Having outlived its popularity and usefulness, they decided to call it a day- that exact day being December 15, 2017.