• Current rating: 4.7 • • • • • Average rating: 4.7/5 (35 votes) Your rating: not submitted Yahoo Messenger is a free to use software that enables you to see when friends are online and to chat with them. Buddy See how skilled your friends are in a bunch of social games, like Backyard Monsters or Pool. Facebook friendly Now you are able to chat with your Facebook contact right from your Messenger.
The all-new Yahoo Messenger is the fastest, easiest way to chat and share lots of photos and animated GIFs instantly. Plus, now you can unsend messages—yep, you can take it all back!More than just a messenger:• Chat one-on-one or in groups• Yes, take backs!
Share away, all from Messenger Share and update your status with your friends, post comments and keep up with your conversations across Facebook, and Yahoo all from your Yahoo Messenger. IM On Mobile Appreciate your conversations on the go over your iPhone, Android or any Internet enabled mobile phone. Always on chats Always stay signed in to and never miss any dialogue, either you are home, at your office or on your mobile device. Tabbed IMs Chat with all your contacts from one easy and useful window with tabbed IMs Pros • The new Messenger comes with a wide variety of new and enhanced features. • The photo sharing feature was significantly improved. Cons • This new version does not support older operating systems, such as Windows XP.
• The new version does not work with 3rd party applications, such as Pidgin or Trilian.
Messenger was discontinued from the 17th July 2018. Yahoo does not have a replacement for this service, however, they are developing a group messaging app called Yahoo Squirrel that is currently in Beta. Read more about Yahoo Messenger. Looking for an alternative? Try one of these popular messengers below.