Anyone who grew up on the internet prior to the smartphone era has probably spent a lot of time on AOL Instant Messenger, or AIM in the common vernacular. AIM made sense in that world, but not anymore. True to its previous announcement, AIM has gone offline today.
AIM was a big part of our lives in years past. See, back in the day, we didn’t all have devices in our pockets that could send an unlimited number of messages at a moment’s notice.
Set your away message to ‘RIP’ because AIM is officially dead today was written by the awesome team at Android Police.