Wednesday, 7 April 2021

closed to new answers

Though like all forums lately overrun with conspiracy narratives and extremist messages and prone to wrack and ruin and not to mention exposing its owners to libel should social media be held responsible for the content it hosts, perhaps it was time for Yahoo! Answers (see previously here, here and here) to die the death. Nonetheless, we are all a bit more impoverished (see also) for the loss of what since 2006 has been a sincere and earnest place for digital natives and for those who matured as the web came into being has been an extended Q&A, AMA session since siphoned off whose correspondence was not always synergetic, educational or upbuilding but consistently honest and transparent. Submitters can download their own content before the site goes read-only on 4 May.