AIM, like ICQ, MSM, and YM died because they didn't evolve. Now we have Wire, Signal, Teams, Slack, Whatsapp (if you're a total idiot), and others that rose up to take their place.
Hell, most of the communication I have during the day with Mrs. Burrito happens over Wire.
"No matter where you go, there you are." Buckaroo Banzai
There are two types of computer users: Masochists and Linux users.
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