Yahoo is a web portal founded in January 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo. its headquarters is in Sunnyvale, California, U.S yahoo is serving all over the world.its settle in a very short time and starts expending their features to facilitate users.
According to Similarweb and Alexa, it was the most used site for news and webmail. in 2016 the name Yahoo is on the sixth position of globally most visited websites.
User likes to read news and access media which is provided by Yahoo!. it has up to 7 billion views per month from all over the world.
In February 2020 it’s ranking on Alexa is still in the top 10 since 2019.the domain Yahoo.com was created on 18 January 1995. in beginning, the GUI of yahoo is not so advanced but according to time, the team updates the GUI and Performance of web app which attracts the user. this feature makes yahoo the most popular in the world.
Yahoo introduced its search engine in 1995. where user can write any queries and can ask questions like Google search engine. this amazing search engine is written in PHP. it is a multilanguage search engine it supports up to 40 different languages. its a most used search engine like bing, google, and Yandex. in the beginning it yahoo search become the first papular search engine on World wide web.
Its Stoke went public in 1996, April. its stoke boosted up and its prize increases up to 600 % within 2 years. it was a very comprehensive and most papular point for web users to start.
Yahoo introduced free webmail as Yahoo! Mail, in October 1997 after Rocketmail later which is known as Hotmail. in 2007 It offered unlimited email storage space which is not provided by the competitor at that time. In 2008 Microsoft corporation want to own Yahoo and they offer $44.6 billion but the owners rejected the offer. Carol Bartz change the CEO in January 2009. in September 2011 Roy Bostock removed her from her position and Tim Morse was announced as the interim CEO of the company. The Marissa Mayer was appointed on 15 July 2012, as CEO and President of Yahoo. which effective from 17 July 2012.
Yahoo wants to purchase blogging and social media site Tumblr. on 19 May 2013 purchased the Tumblr in just $1.1 billion.CEO of Tumblr remains a large shareholder of Tumblr. yahoo was terminated all existing products but the staff was retained. Yahoo successfully gets the video advertising provider BrightRoll in $583 million.
As part of original yahoo Was not purchased by Verizon communications it was renamed as ALtabe inc in June 2017, on the United States Securities and Exchange Commission website. its former symbol was retired in favor of AABA on June 19, 2017.
- Yahoo Mail
- Yahoo Sports
- Yahoo Entertainment
- Yahoo Finance
- Yahoo Groups
- Yahoo Lifestyle
- Yahoo Answers
- Yahoo Maps
- Yahoo Mobile
- Yahoo News
- Yahoo Research
- Yahoo Developer Network
- Yahoo Safety Center
- Verizon Media Native
- Yahoo Shopping
- Yahoo Small Business
- Yahoo Smart TV
Yahoo Mail is a webmail service launched on the 8th of October 1997 by Yahoo Inc(American company). It supports over 27 languages and the owner of yahoo mail is Verizon Media. Yahoo mail has a Proprietary content license.
In being yahoo offer four different plans of email account one is for business purpose and three is for personal use including (Basic, plus, and Ad-free). As the observation of December 2011, yahoo becomes the third-largest webmail service provider in the world. it had around 281 million users in 2011. Now Yahoo mail has 200 million active users, every day it is transmitting over 27 billion emails. After 2015 it also starts supporting none-Yahoo emails.
Classic interface is the default interface, which allows users to perform all available functions like ajax interface, drag, and drop, keyboard shortcuts,auto-complete, and improved search etc.in October 2010, it introduced a beta version in which yahoo improves the search options, performance, and integrate Facebook. The current Interface of yahoo mail was released in 2017. it is a very user-friendly, fully functional and improved interface of time.
Yahoo Mail Bans Usernames.
Yahoo banned the word “Allah“.Users can not use the Name “Allah” as their username or email even though you can not use this word in your email. if you want to create an email as John.callahan it does not allow you to go ahead and create you have to remove the banned word from your email. after this ban news, it was lifted and Yahoo announced some change in the statement.
Yahoo Mail Spam policy
Spammers continuously sending the spam and marketing email by webmail but yahoo mail makes decisions to stop spamming. It was announced its decision with AOL to deliver “Certify” by paying some cents on each email which is outgoing.
In 2012 Egyptian found the XSS(cross-site scripting) by which hijackers can steal the cookies of users. it was sold by $700.
In 2013 a security researcher Shahin Ramezant found the DOM-based XSS by which 400 million can compromise.
Yahoo Mail continuously Improving their security, performance and fixing the security issues which can be harmful for user information.
Yahoo Mail Login
If you already have a Yahoo account, just follow the following sets and log in.
- Visit mail.yahoo.com from your web browser.
- Enter your existing email here and click the Next button.
- It takes 2-4 sec to verify if your email exists. it navigates to you on the password page
- Now enter your valid password and click on Next it takes you on the dashboard of your mail where you can use all the available features of Yahoo mail
- Is Yahoo Still Available?
Yes, Yahoo is still available but if you do not access your email for a long time you have to change your password first to login.
- How to recover yahoo password?
- Just visit mail.yahoo.com from your web browser.
- Provide your existing EMail here and tap the next button.
- Locate and “Forget password“.
- here you see your recovery email or recovery Number.
- tap on your recovery method, yahoo send you verification code on your chosen recovery way.
- On web page yahoo ask your verification code which it sends to your recovery number or email.
- just enter it, it asks for a new password. now change the password and enjoy it.
- Did yahoo delete my old (previous) Emails?
Yahoo mail Never deletes your email automatically because they offer unlimited space for emails. it stores your email as long as you want. you can search for your missing email in the search bar.