When was the last time you entered into a Public chat room from Yahoo Messenger, you won’t be able to after December 14 this year as Yahoo decided to discontinue Public Chat rooms and other features for its Messenger product.Other services to stop for Yahoo Messenger are Pingbox, interoperability with Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo Voice Phone In and Phone Out feature.This helps us spend more energy on creating experiences that make Yahoo!
Online chat rooms created by the company itself are still in service and use. made a surprise move last week and shut down its user-created chatrooms.the company made the move when it was discovered that the online forums were being used by sexual predators to prey on underaged children.Other internet portals, such as AOL and MSN, also allow users to create their own chat rooms. in that they are subscription based, and only allow access to the rooms if the user is a subscriber to the service. The result is software providers who take a "hands-off" approach grant internet users the ability to add and create content to the World Wide Web that opens the door to contributions that range from great to sometimes objectionable, to out-right illegal, and often enlightening.MSN in its earliest versions of chat had monitors watch activity on its servers, but it was abandoned. The text of this article has been released into the public domain.