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Yahoo begins rolling out recycled usernames, emails being sent now

Yahoo has finally began notifying users if they managed to obtain a recycled username or not. Have you received your email yet? (NASDAQ:YHOO)

| Internet & Websites News | Posted: Aug 27, 2013 2:26 am

Yahoo began doling out good news (or bad) today to its users who applied for a recycled username back in July. The company began firing off emails today notifying users if a username they wished to recycle has been reserved for them are not. Today also marks the beginning of the new policy in which Yahoo will begin recycling user accounts if they go dormant for more than 90 days, so remember to keep logging into your account even if you're not using it if you wish to keep your name.

 

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If you did not receive an email today, do not worry as it is expected to take several days for Yahoo to completely notify everyone who signed up. Additionally, if you did not have the chance to sign up for the original wish list of names, Yahoo will now allow you to do so at the cost of just $1.99. Fortunately, I was one of the lucky few who received my very first request, but apparently was denied for my other four. We want to know how many of you received your requested username, so drop us a line in the comments below!

NEWS SOURCES:Readwrite.com

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