David Filo and Jerry Yang were two candidates studying at Stanford University and they developed both similar passions, bringing up the Yahoo! concept through the years. Yahoo! stands for “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle” and its founders insisted on selecting the acronym for they believed that it’s better keep a rude and unsophisticated name. Till the day, their work is showing great success. Google recently carried out a survey revealing that Yahoo! is ranked second among the most visited websites in the world.
Yahoo! has a well diversified range of services such as emails, maps, finance, messenger, sport, news and more. The services provided by Yahoo! satisfy a wide variety of users. Yahoo! keeps improving its services since its foundation and has reached today a significant popularity across the web.
Yahoo! encloses itself in a website where all its visitors find a place of interest. It is a website for awareness about the latest news via Yahoo! News, participation in social networking through Yahoo! Personals, finding your solutions for your problems via Yahoo! Answers as well as relaxing stressed minds through Yahoo! Games.
One of its services that have achieved to pull up more visitors lastly is Yahoo! Mobile allowing access to Yahoo! from mobile phones. Checking your mails and using its services is accessible from anywhere you wish.
The Yahoo! website is set in the simplest features, allowing access to all of its services. The most used service has till now been its mail service and Yahoo! News. Yet we haven’t seen the last of it, as Yahoo! keeps updating its website and expanding its services.