Yahoo Answers is shutting down on 4 May 2021 (Eastern Time) and the Yahoo Answers website is now in read-only mode. There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page.
Was politics to blame for yahoo answers shutting down?
At the end of the day, I think so. No one bothers answering the real questions that need answering since politics took over
- 6 days ago
Internal politics within Yahoo at play..
Lots of real answers and questions over at SimilarWorlds
overall better website than YA!
- 7 days ago
- 7 days ago
Fundies for thier discrimination of LGBT people via hate speech, harassment and cyber bullying
- Anonymous7 days ago
The public is well hidden here, anyway. But the danger seems to be a public public.
- KTJoeLv 77 days ago
Misuse "Freedom of speech" shut YA down.
- 1 week ago
It's more a case of one company buying another and liquidating its assets.
- ZirpLv 51 week ago
VERIZON's policy of "let's not spend a penny to make the site work or be profitable" is
- ?Lv 61 week ago
Politics has always been a shithole. There was a time when I looked in here and thought, "I'm not swimming in that." It eventually lured me in and made everyone worse that came in.
- HoudiniLv 51 week ago
Assholes lying, promoting Russian propaganda, fostering violence, spreading derision, espousing racism, and more, are to blame for yahoo answers shutting down.
- ByeLv 71 week ago
Yes, entirely. And not just because it became the chief focus, but because people began violating the terms of service so frequently that the platform couldn’t keep up with policing it. At the end of the day, it’s just become so full of Republicans’ dangerous disinformation and Republicans’ violent threats, that Yahoo feared they would eventually become liable for the content.