Yahoo Groups are broken. The cure is amputation.

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Yahoo Groups are broken. The cure is amputation.

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Post by 5829 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:50 pm

So are we are going to head over to Google groups now?

Yahoo groups are broken. Has been for a while. So the fix is to disable the broken stuff so you can not use it instead of trying to fix it.

Attention: Starting December 14, 2019 Yahoo Groups will no longer host user created content on its sites. New content can no longer be uploaded after October 28, 2019. Learn More

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Understand what's changing in Yahoo Groups

Yahoo has made the decision to no longer allow users to upload content to the Yahoo Groups site. Beginning October 21, you won't be able to upload any more content to the site, and as of December 14 all previously posted content on the site will be permanently removed. You'll have until that date to save anything you've uploaded.

What features will go away?

Files
Polls
Links
Photos
Folders
Calendar
Database
Attachments
Conversations
Email Updates
Message Digest
Message History

What will happen to the site?

The Yahoo Groups site will continue to exist, however, all public groups will be made private or restricted. Any new group members will need to request an invite or be invited by an admin. Admins will still be able to manage various group settings, though some functionality will be limited.
What will happen on October 21st?

On October 21st, you will no longer be able to upload any content to the site. To share info with members of your groups, you'll continue to be able to do so via email.
How can I keep my Yahoo Groups content?

Photos and files can be saved right from the Yahoo Groups site, or you can download your data from the Privacy Dashboard.
Will I be able to use Yahoo Groups going forward?

You'll still be able to communicate with your groups via email and search for private groups on the site. In addition, admins will continue to have limited access to group settings and administration tools.

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Yahoo Groups are broken The cure is amputation

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Post by Emileveiff » Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:06 pm

Am I right in thinking that this will only prohibit IM and that it should not affect a users Yahoo e-mail account and log-in?

I am not on Yahoo myself and am enquiring on behalf of someone else.

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