In , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.
When's the last time you used Yahoo for...anything at all? Your answer might just depend on a simple question: Do you play fantasy football?
That's because even as Yahoo has faded toward internet obscurity, it remains an absolute powerhouse in fantasy sports.
Years ago, in the early-to-mid 2000s, fantasy football boomed in participation for a single reason: the internet. And back then, Yahoo was still a very big deal. So, here were are, millions of sports fans, glued to a Yahoo app in the year 2020. And that's likely not changing any time soon — the product is actually pretty damn good despite coming from a brand most don't use anymore. Read more...More about Fantasy Football, Early Internet, Culture, Web Culture, and Sports