AIM’s user base has been declining for years, thanks to competition from modern chat services and apps like Skype, Google Chat, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat and many others. All good things must eventually come to an end, and this is the end of the road for AIM. “AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but the way in which we communicate with each other has profoundly changed.” As a result we’ve made the decision that we will be discontinuing AIM.”

Say Farewell to AOL Instant Messenger