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Anonymous asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 1 week ago

Why is Yahoo Answers ending? Will you miss it?

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  • 3 days ago

    anything left to rot, with no maintenance, will surprisingly.......turn to rot . 

    Yahoo failed to maintain their site, and not surprisingly ,  it turned into a trash heap. 

  • .
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    For the umpteenth time: Because Verizon Media is choosing to shut it down (just as they did Yahoo Messenger and Yahoo Groups). No specific explanation was given, but considering the significant decline in quality of content on the site versus the cost of cleaning it up and keeping it running, it's not a surprise (a disappointment, but not a surprise). Do you really think this question hasn’t been asked dozens of times already? One need only review the question list to find the responses

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    Yes, I'll miss it (to a degree). 

  • Mercy
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    ..imo only.....It is a PRIVATE BUSINESS who has made a decision after much deliberation I am sure.

    .........................................

     New laws are coming out that will hold social media sites responsible ( libel) to clean up what is posted ( racism. slander, abuse ,porn etc...FAST or face fines = $$$$$$$$$$$

  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    Yahoo Answers has not been doing well Lately a lot of Users have Left Poor Maintenance of the

    Site they have not Fixed a lot of the Problems they are Likely Losing Money on it as well so

    They feel its Best to Close it Down If there not going to Fix it they minus as well Close it

    Down

    Yes I will miss it 

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  • Kitty
    Lv 5
    1 week ago

    Not really it’s a waste of time 

  • Scott
    Lv 6
    1 week ago

    A decline is active users.  It’s losing money.

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