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Yahoo turns the switch off on Deals, Kids, Upcoming and other features in an effort to tighten focus

Yahoo to shut down several services at the end of the month.

| Internet & Websites News | Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:34 am

Yahoo has decided to take some advice from rival Google and cut the ambilical cord to some services that have been underperforming. This morning the once king of search announced that it would be shutting down several features that have not performed well as of late.

 

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Yahoo Deals, Yahoo Upcoming, Yahoo Kids, Yahoo SMS Alerts, and the feature phone versions of Yahoo Mail all will see their lives come to an end April 30th. Older versions of Yahoo Web Mail will also see a shut down during the week of June 3rd. The shutdowns come as Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer restructures the company and refocuses their goals into something profitable.

NEWS SOURCES
Theverge.com, Ycorpblog.com

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