Ten years ago they were a major contender for internet search, 2nd to Google.
Janosik said: Incy, I still can't believe AOL is around. I'm perplexed.
They were also the #1 "social network", with a vast array of chat rooms, message boards and educational forums on a wide variety of topics and lifestyles.
Then, they downsized, eliminating a lot of their social functionality - a stupid, stupid move, now we see "social networking" sites popping up all over the place.
At a glance, it looks like AOL has been moving to get back to where they were, now that they realize they dropped the ball at a time they'd have secured the dominant spot for this industry had they simply stayed the course.