Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018.Until then, you can continue to use the service normally.This has pushed many chat site owners to other chat platforms like 123Flash Chat which has recently shut down its website leaving webmaster running the software on their own when it comes to patches and updates.
The repeated breaches were too much for the Digi Chat company to continue to patch and they simply stopped releasing updates or patches.
Java Script based chat rooms are becoming a thing of the past as more and more browsers are not allowing Java applets to run.
Sites like 321Chat and Chat-Avenue broke onto the scene in 2000’ and 2002’ using a Java based chat-software called Digi Chat.
Digichat utilized the latest Java Script technology and offered a fast and sleek, avatar and text based chat room that stood apart from everything other than behemoth companies like AOL which dominated the online market at the time.
After July 17, you'll no longer be able to access your chats and the service will no longer work.
Read our FAQs below for more info on what this means for you.I must admit I am torn as to how I feel about these developments.On one hand they may bring about the resurgence of chat rooms but on the other hand I hope they fail for casting off a service so many of us loved when they were on top. We hope to give you closure with specific answers to when and why your favorite chat site closed down. Plagued by spammers, pedophiles and dwindling numbers yahoo viewed their chatrooms more as a liability than a money maker.Either technology gains have left them vulnerable to exploit or the cost to run and update the site was more than was being generated.Sites like The-Park founded in 1994 grew to 700,000 registered members before shutting down in 2001.Social deviants victimizing people online through phishing schemes and attacks on children are also to blame.