List Of Yahoo Services

Flickr is a popular photo sharing service which Yahoo! purchased on 29 March 2005.

Yahoo! Advertising
A combination of advertising services owned by Yahoo!.

Yahoo! Answers
Yahoo! Answers is a service that allows users to ask and answer questions other users post. It competes with Ask MetaFilter. Yahoo! Answers uses a points system whereby points are awarded for asking and answering questions, and deducted for deleting a question or answer, or getting reported.

Yahoo! Avatars
Yahoo! Avatars allows users to create personalized character images, also known as avatars, which are displayed on

Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Answers and the user's Yahoo! 360° profile.

Yahoo! Babel Fish
Yahoo! Babel Fish is a translation service.

Yahoo! Bookmarks
Yahoo! Bookmarks is a private bookmarking service. All Users from Yahoo MyWeb were transferred to this service.

Yahoo! Buzz
Yahoo! Buzz is a community based publishing service much like that of Digg, where users can buzz about certain stories and allow them to be featured on the main page of the site.

Yahoo! Developer Network
Yahoo! Developer Network offers resources for software developers which use Yahoo! technologies and Web services.

Yahoo! Digu

Yahoo! Directory
Yahoo! was first formed as a web directory of web sites, organized into a hierarchy of categories and subcategories, which became the Yahoo! Directory. Once a human-compiled directory, Yahoo! Directory now offers two methods of inclusion: Standard, which is free and only available for non-commercial categories, and Express, which charges over US$300 for a quick inclusion in the directory.

Yahoo! Finance
Yahoo! Finance offers financial information, including stock quotes and stock exchange rates.

Yahoo! Games
Yahoo! Games allows users to play games, such as chess, billiards, checkers and backgammon, against each other. Users can join one of various rooms and find players in these rooms to play with. Most of the games are Java applets, although some require the user to download the game, and some games are single-player. Yahoo! acquired a one person effort called in 1997, which became Yahoo! Games.[citation needed]

Yahoo! Groups
Yahoo! Groups is a free groups and mailing list service which competes with Google Groups. It was formed when Yahoo! acquired eGroups in August 2000. Groups are sorted in categories similar to the Yahoo! Directory. Yahoo! Groups also offers other features such as a photographic album, file storage and a calendar.

Yahoo! Kids
Yahoo! Kids is a children's version of the Yahoo! portal. It also offers some online safety tips.

Yahoo! Local
Find local businesses and services and view the results on a map. Refine and sort results by distance, topic, or other factors. Read ratings and reviews. Uses hCalendar and hCardmicroformats, so that event and contact details can be downloaded directly into calendar and address-book applications.

Yahoo! Mail
Yahoo! acquired Four11 on 8 October 1997, and its webmail service Rocketmail became Yahoo! Mail. Since Google released Gmail on 1 April 2004, Yahoo! Mail has made several improvements to keep ahead of the competition, which also includes MSN Hotmail and AOL Mail. Yahoo! Mail is the only web-based email service that offers unlimited storage for all users. On 9 July 2004, Yahoo! acquired an e-mail provider named Oddpost and used its technology to create Yahoo! Mail Beta, which uses Ajax to mimic the look and feel of an e-mail client. On 19 June 2008, Yahoo Mail introduced its 2 new email domains: and ("" and "" at[1]

Yahoo! Maps
Yahoo! Maps offers driving directions and traffic.

Yahoo! Meme
Yahoo! Meme is a beta social service, similar to the popular social networking site Twitter.

Yahoo! Messenger
Yahoo! Messenger is an instant messaging service first released on 21 July 1999, which competes with AOL Instant Messenger, MSN Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ and QQ. It offers several unique features, such as IMvironments, custom status messages, and custom avatars. On 13 October 2005, Yahoo! announced that Yahoo! Messenger and MSN Messenger would become interoperable.

Yahoo! Mobile
Yahoo! Mobile is a mobile website used predominantly in the UK. It offers mobile downloads such as ringtones.

Yahoo! Movies
Yahoo! Movies offers showtimes, movie trailers, movie information, gossip, and others.

Yahoo! Music
Yahoo! Music offers music videos and internet radio (LAUNCHcast), a for-fee service known as Yahoo! Music Unlimited and the Yahoo! Music Engine- which has been sold to Rhapsody on Oct. 31st, 2008.

Yahoo! News news updates and top stories at Yahoo! News, including world, national, business, entertainment, sports, weather, technology, and weird news.

Yahoo! OMG
OMG is a Yahoo! Entertainment online tabloid with most content provided by Access Hollywood and X17.

Yahoo! Parental Controls
Yahoo! Parental Controls are special controls given by parents for their children, closely associated with Yahoo! Kids.

Yahoo! Personals
Yahoo! Personals is an online dating service with both free and paid versions. However, the free service is limited, as only paying users can contact users they meet through Yahoo! Personals and exchange contact information.

Yahoo! Pipes
Yahoo Pipes is a free RSS mashup visual editor and hosting service.

Yahoo! Publisher Network
Yahoo! Publisher Network is an advertising program, which is currently in beta and only accepts US publishers.

Yahoo! Real Estate
Yahoo! Real Estate offers real estate-related information and allows users to find rentals, mew houses, real estate agents, mortgages and more.

Yahoo! Search
Yahoo! Search is a search engine which competes with MSN Search and market leader Google. Yahoo! relied on Google results from 26 June 2000 to 18 February 2004, but returned to using its own technology after acquiring Inktomi and Overture (which owned AlltheWeb and AltaVista). Yahoo! Search uses a crawler named Yahoo! Slurp.

Yahoo! Search Marketing
Yahoo! Search Marketing provides pay per click inclusion of links in search engine result lists, and also delivers targeted ads. The service was previously branded as Overture Services after Yahoo! acquired Overture in 2003.

Yahoo! Shopping
Yahoo! Shopping is a price comparison service, that allows users to search for products and compare prices of various online stores.

Yahoo! Small Business
Yahoo! Small Business offers web hosting, domain names and e-commerce services for small businesses.

Yahoo! optimizes digital images by removing unnecessary bytes and reducing their file size.

Yahoo! Sports
Yahoo! Sports offers sports news, including scores, statistics, and fixtures. It includes a "fantasy team" game.

Yahoo! Travel
Yahoo! Travel offers travel guides, booking and reservation services.

Yahoo! TV
Yahoo! TV offers TV listings and scheduled recordings on Tivo box remotely.

Yahoo! Video
Yahoo! Video is a video sharing site.

Yahoo! Voice
Yahoo! Voice was formerly known as Dialpad. It is a Voice over IP PC-PC, PC-Phone and Phone-to-PC service.

Yahoo! Web Analytics
IndexTools was acquired by Yahoo! and re-branded as 'Yahoo! Web Analytics'.

Yahoo! Widgets
Yahoo! Widgets is a cross-platform desktop widget runtime environment. The software was previously distributed as a commercial product called 'Konfabulator' for Mac OS X andWindows until it was acquired by Yahoo! and rebranded 'Yahoo! Widgets' and made available for free.

Yahoo! 360° Plus Vietnam
Social networking services. Popular in Vietnam.


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