The paucity of meaningful content on AOL
dates back to the company's scrappy origins, when it lacked the resources to obtain brand-name fare--financial analysis from CBS Marketwatch, or Hollywood gossip from Entertainment Weekly.
In addition to extensive sports coverage, AOL
will feature Super Bowl content across numerous channels, including AOL
As professional talent took over the AOL
Video Search Top 10 list, amateur musicians gained popularity on AOL
In addition to the new OpenRide software, AOL
has made many of its popular features and services available for free for anyone with an Internet connection as part of the Company's strategy to expand the size and engagement of its audience.
Age Controls: AOL
offers an age-appropriate online experience with standard settings for kids (ages 12 and under), young teens (13-15) and mature teens (ages 16-17), which can be customized and enhanced by the parent.
Thanks to the agreement on portal services, AOL
customers will continue to benefit from their portal services and AOL
Leonsis joined AOL
in 1993, when AOL
acquired Redgate Communications Corp.
to serve this audience, maximizing GameDaily content with AOL
's community features, and further expanding the AOL
com, open mail clients (like Outlook and Thunderbird) that use the IMAP protocol, and through the new beta version of the AOL
will continue to offer its dial-up access subscription service, but will no longer aggressively market it.
To further extend the end-to-end, one-stop solution that AOL
Pictures offers digital photography enthusiasts, the company also announced new features available for consumers:
A new mobile pictures upload feature will allow AOL
Pictures users (AOL
members and AIM users alike) to automatically post photos taken with their mobile device to their AOL
Pictures account, regardless of their wireless carrier.