One of the longest-running and most storied web Q&A platforms in the history of the internet, is shutting down on May 4th.

The existing users can download their data till 30th June 2021. The website answers.yahoo.com will redirect users to the Yahoo homepage

A notice at the top of every page on Yahoo Answers informs users about the imminent shutdown. It reads:

“Yahoo Answers is shutting down on May 4th, 2021 (Eastern Time) and beginning April 20th, 2021 (Eastern Time) the Yahoo Answers website will be in read-only mode. There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account.

Users can only download an archive of content they’ve contributed to Yahoo Answers. After submitting a request it may take up to 30 days for Yahoo to compile the data and make it downloadable

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