If you’re using Yahoo Web Messenger to chat with your friends with online without using desktop client of Yahoo Messenger here is bad news for you, Yahoo is discontinuing their web messenger after November 1, 2011.
Reasons for Yahoo Web Messenger Discontinuity
Yahoo says latest version of Yahoo Mail offers Web messenger experience to the users,”thanks to the latest version of Yahoo! Mail launched earlier this year, users can now easily IM and SMS with Yahoo! Messenger in Yahoo Mail with only a web browser, centralizing their emails, IMs, and SMS messages in one easy location. This feature in Yahoo! Mail made Yahoo! Web Messenger somewhat obsolete.”
Yahoo feels increasing number of users using Yahoo Messenger desktop clients for Windows PC, Mac, Mobile and tablet devices. You can download Yahoo Messenger and experience the new features in it.