Perhaps this news will get their attention: the NSA and Britain’s GCHQ were stealing live webcam footage from Yahoo users, and they may have been caught naked. The software — called Optic Nerve — was somewhat limited.
It reportedly captured one image every five minutes, which it did from around 1.8 million unique Yahoo accounts.
Yahoo thinks the answer is yes because of new features such as the ability to unsend messages.
Chats are completely anonymous, although there is nothing to stop you from revealing personal details if you would like.
Tinychat is a 100% free, no downloads or signup required website that lets you easily video chat with others.
Yahoo Messenger was originally launched under the name Yahoo! In addition to instant messaging features similar to those offered by ICQ, it also offers (on Microsoft Windows) features such as: IMVironments (customizing the look of Instant Message windows, some of which include authorized themes of famous cartoons such as Garfield or Dilbert), address-book integration and Custom Status Messages.
It was also the first major IM client to feature BUZZing and music-status.
Once it was flagging faces as faces, well, all that porn could be safely squirreled away for posterity.
Their logic for doing so is hard to argue with, too. Agents were given very strict rules governing access to these images, so it’s not like they sat around forwarding them to each others’ self-destructing smartphones using Snapchat.
A Yahoo spokeswoman declined to comment on the reports.
Yahoo Messenger is provided free of charge and can be downloaded and used with a generic "Yahoo ID" which also allows access to other Yahoo services, such as Yahoo Mail, where users can be automatically notified when they receive new email.
M) is an advertisement-supported instant messaging client and associated protocol provided by Yahoo.
Yahoo also offers PC-PC, PC-Phone and Phone-to-PC service, file transfers, webcam hosting, text messaging service, and chat rooms in various categories.
Earlier this week, news reports citing anonymous sources said that Yahoo is weighing a selloff of its entire Web products and advertising business, presumably because they're beyond saving.