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That is just one testament to AIM’s lasting effects on how people use technology to connect today.
AIM provided a space for discreet real-time interaction, with a layer of privacy not necessarily afforded by the home phone.
AOL says there’s no way to save or port your buddy list.
But technology-based interactions were limited; they didn’t allow for real-time connection and required access to a landline (if you were on the road, likely a payphone) and a computer terminal.
The login page from AIM.com, indicating the platform’s closure on Dec.
AOL offers step-by-step directions on how to download your conversations at its FAQ page.
Moving to another instant messaging service does have some risks, since so many have shut down lately. Messenger app disappeared last year, for instance, and MSN Messenger shut down in 2014.) But you’re not without options.