A significant decline in the number of users is probably what drove the decision to kill the chat rooms, as was the closure of AIM Chat in 2010.Granted, AIM Chat was still fairly robust, and meeting people was a possibility in those chat rooms. For fans of the popular Yahoo Chat feature once included in Messenger, the news of its closure was bittersweet.By discontinuing Yahoo Chat in Yahoo Messenger, the company said it would help spring the venerable messaging platform forward into the future.
Tinychat is a good alternative to some of the more popular chat rooms in that there are multiple safety settings and a clear effort to keep Tinychat clean.
You'll need to upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo Messenger, as older versions are no longer supported.
Always educate yourself and children on the dangers of online child predators.
You can use Tinychat both on the web from your computer as well as through a mobile device through their app.
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