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Is this the end of AOL?

2/6/2008

Looks like AOL is going to spin off the dialup business, and it’s been stated that they are putting all the valuable assets into Avenue A, an advertising platform they will spin out.

What’s left of “AOL” after that? AIM, AOL email, some content sites…. does that mean that AOL is going to go away as a brand? Feels that way.

  • Dave

    Myself and many other have canceled their AOL accounts and opted for free service.Who useds AIM anymore anyway? It’s days are numbered as an Internet dinosaur.

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