Just stating the obvious, Yahoo has a dwindling number of people still using its emails services. You would think the last thing the company wants to do, is to anger the small number of users it has. Well, the opposite is true, if the report by Digiday is anything to go by.
Yahoo is currently doing some test run on a select few number of users in the U.S.A whereby if the given users have installed ad blocker software. They are not allowed access to their email account.
This move has angered many affected Yahoo users, who complained they keep getting error messages whenever they try to open their email accounts. This problem arose last Thursday for some U.S. Yahoo Mail users who had Ad Blockers installed on their local system. The error message requested users first to disable the ad blockers to get access to their email accounts.
Mashable reached out to Yahoo, and the company spokesperson said the following in a press statement issued on Friday, November 20th:
“At Yahoo, we are continually developing and testing new product experiences. This is a test we’re running …read more