New Yahoo Webmail Beta Launched

Yahoo’s new Webmail rolled out in a worldwide beta today and we jumped right in.

Yahoo Beta UI

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New Features:

  • Improved add to address book functions (image)
  • A faster email experience – new and improved user interface
  • Cross platform look and feel – I’m just going to have to take Y! word on this, I’m not using Mobile Y! (anyone have feedback?)
  • There is more to life than just email?– recognizing people have other interests (GASP!!!) Yahoo is now integrating in social networks like Facebook and Twitter – right in your inbox
  • A picture says 1,000 words – Share videos from YouTube and Flickr, or view your photos direct from Flickr or Picasa.
  • Find it faster – Additional integration between your inbox and search makes finding emails (even old ones) significantly faster).

Want to try it yourself – get in on the new Y! webmail beta here.

p.s. I just can’t get over the feeling I’ve seen this UI design somewhere before though…

Author: Matt V - @emailkarma

Matthew Vernhout is a digital messaging industry veteran and Certified International Privacy Professional (Canada) (CIPP/C) with nearly two decades of experience in email marketing. Matthew is 250ok’s Director of Privacy, and he is currently the Vice Chair of the eec, after serving for several years as the Chair of their Advocacy Subcommittee. Matthew was recognized as the 2019 eec thought-leader of the year.

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