Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Expect To Hear From Your Grandma About How They Messed Up Her Email Soon

"AOL’s email service has become associated with people somewhat out of touch with present-day tech companies. Why would someone have an @aol.com account when we have GMail and iCloud? [AOL CEO Tim] Armstrong was also asked what he planned to do about that brand perception at the UBS conference yesterday. 'I would [pause] that issue is a brand issue and it is a product issue,' Armstrong responded. 'Rehabbing the AOL brand and the AOL products is a very, very important project at the company, and it has my full attention,' he added, noting that a significant AOL email refresh was coming."
—Ugh, now how are we going to know whose email to ignore?

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Aatom (#74)

Easy. Facebook = AOL.

sallyjaygorce (#254,851)

AOL and Yahoo are used a lot by people who have pretty much always had assistants do everything for them, so this is actually going to suck for some people with "[self-]important" bosses whose email they're gonna have to solve.

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