Thursday, 17 October 2019

Club Yahoo Group RIP


The local club, Wessex Wargamers Winchester, has used a Yahoo group since 2004 to organise games and to share rules, scenarios and after action reports. However, as you are probably aware, Yahoo is shutting down the functionality of the Yahoo Groups system and is effectively killing it off. We are now looking for an alternative, so have been sharing some ideas about the best way forward, either some sort of free bulletin board option or a not Facebook social media style platform. Any suggestions would be gratefully received, especially if you are in the same boat and in the UK.  

4 comments:

  1. I sympathise. My publisher transferred their Yahoo operations to io for the same reasons. For a 'not Faceache' platform there's MeWe.

    https://mewe.com/

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  2. Here's the link for io. https://groups.io/

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  3. Thanks AJ. One if the club worked for IBM so he's our go to fixer fir this sort of thing. I'll send him the link.

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  4. The Fighting Wings community has been using Groups.io since around 2004 and I can't recall any issues like we used to get with Yahoo.

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