Today it was announced that AOL Instant Messenger would be shutting down for good this December. Sad face.

AIM was the first social media interface we millennials remember. It was a breeding ground of passive aggressiveness, drama, and immaturity. An AIM convo had more twists in it than an episode of One Tree Hill. Let's take a trip down memory lane to recall the best (and worst) things about AIM. Try not to cringe too hard, it'll give you wrinkles which will make you feel older than you already do after reading this.

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