Gag Me
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Gag Me asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 8 months ago

Why did y/a take away the email feature?

Update:

I know it's been years but why did they take it away?

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  • 8 months ago
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    Yahoo disabled the feature a few years ago. This is as a result of complaints from users receiving abusive and harassing messages.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Just because they did this

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Stalkers and there was sexual harassment going on. Also predators and pedophiles.

    Lastly bullying and verbal abuse.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    some where saying that they where getting rude emails from others. I do miss that I can email someone on here

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Nobody knows. Contrary to what some others claim, I do not recall ANYBODY asking for it in the suggestion-board.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Too many people were complaining about receiving abusive emails.

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  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Its been Broken for Quite some time and they have not been able to Fix it

    Does not Make sense to have it on if its not gonna work

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  • 8 months ago

    Yahoo does not consult me about the decisions they make or why on earth they make them.

    I assume they have a dartboard in their office with different options.......and every now and then they throw a dart and so whatever they hit........

    Give trolls more powers

    Take somethng else away from Level 7's.

    Change the Format

    Cancel Emails

    Freeze all avatars

    randomly suspend someone

  • .
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Like other features, it was widely abused (used to harass other users). That's the general consensus as to why users can no longer contact one another via email.

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  • 8 months ago

    They really didn't. Remember that earlier this year, Yahoo changed email systems to Pro and Basic. They eliminated the old system, which YA used. So what really happened is, they never put the new email system into YA. It was probably just too much trouble.

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