Yahoo Appreciates My 11 Years Old E-mail Account

imageLast Thursday, I just receive an email saying that Yahoo is appreciating me for being with yahoo for 11 years. It seems that Yahoo is upgrading it’s email system. Here is the copy of the e-mail.

Dear Dexter Panganiban,

We appreciate that you have been with Yahoo! Mail for the past 11 years. We are looking forward to bringing you an even faster, safer, easier-to-use Yahoo! Mail very soon.
If you’ve already upgraded to the latest Yahoo! Mail, thank you.

If not, in about a month from the date of this email, when you sign in to your Yahoo! Mail account, we will ask you to upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo! Mail. At that time, your current version of Yahoo! Mail will no longer be available. But you don’t have to wait. You can have the newest Yahoo! Mail today.

You can upgrade now to the newest Yahoo! Mail if your browser is Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 3, Safari 4, or Chrome 5, or newer.

If you do not have one of these browsers, update your browser (it’s fast and free) and then return to this email and click the Upgrade Now button.
If you only access Yahoo! Mail on your mobile device, tablet or via POP, it is critical that you visit on your computer to see important information about the upgrade, then review and agree to the new Communication Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

What You Can Look Forward To When You Upgrade

  • Faster email
  • The latest Yahoo! Mail spam-protection technology
  • Easier-to-use design
  • Unlimited email storage so that you can keep everything you want

When you upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo! Mail, your content (messages, folders, contacts, etc.) will be there.
Learn more about the newest version of Yahoo! Mail.

Your Alternatives

  • If you’re not ready to upgrade now, we recommend that you upgrade soon. In about 30 days from the date of this email, your current version of Yahoo! Mail will no longer be available.
  • You may use Yahoo! Mail Classic instead, but we strongly encourage you to either upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo! Mail or review Yahoo! Mail Help for other options.

Thank You for Being A Loyal Yahoo! Mail User

We hope you enjoy the newest version of Yahoo! Mail.
David McDowell
Senior Director
Product Management, Yahoo! Mail

I am not always using my yahoo account ever since I transferred all my e-mail and begin communicating through Gmail.  But because of this new changes I might again use yahoo e-mail for personal messages. I want it’s unlimited capacity which is better compared to Gmail’s 7 GB capacity. According to their media presentation their attachment will hold a bigger capacity.

I have managed to import my contacts from Facebook to my old yahoo account. What I am also interested is their advertisement about “Even Better Less Spam”, I just hope that spam e-mail will be less through their new filtering system.

I have tried to merge those accounts with duplicates entries.

How will upgrading will help Yahoo? If more email user will again activate their yahoo account, it will only mean that there will be lots of potential customers to their advertisers. Yahoo was the number free email provider long before Gmail. But as of this time, I am only seeing few advertisements.

Yahoo News is also incorporated in the new setup of yahoo e-mail.

So will they succeed this time ? Let’s find out.

Dexter Panganiban

Dexter is a person who loves technology,new gadget, SEO, Social Media and Christianity. Follow him at twitter via @techathand and add him @ Google+ and contact us at [email protected]

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