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YAHOO! NEWS originated as an internet-based news aggregator by Yahoo! . Articles originally came from news services such as the Associated Press , Reuters
Reuters
, Fox News
News
, Al Jazeera , ABC News
News
, USA Today , CNN.com , BBC News
News
, etc.

In 2001, Yahoo!
Yahoo!
News
News
launched the first "most-emailed" page on the web. It was a well-received innovative idea, expanding on how computers could be used to do things in a society.

Yahoo allowed comments for news articles until December 19, 2006, when commentary was disabled. Comments were re-enabled on March 2, 2010. Comments were temporarily disabled between December 10, 2011, and December 15, 2011, due to glitches.

By 2011, Yahoo had expanded its focus to include original content, as part of its plans to become a major media organization. Veteran journalists (including Walter Shapiro and Virginia Heffernan
Virginia Heffernan
) were hired, while the website had a correspondent in the White House
White House
press corps for the first time in February 2012. An Amazon-owned marketing data collection company (Alexa) claimed Yahoo!
Yahoo!
News
News
one of the world's top news sites, at this point.

Plans were made to add a Twitter feed. In November, 2013, Yahoo hired former Today Show and CBS Evening News
News
anchor Katie Couric as Global Anchor of Yahoo!
Yahoo!
News.

CONTENTS

* 1 Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Celebrity * 2 Mobile application * 3 Ranking * 4 Inaccurate headline * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

YAHOO! CELEBRITY

Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Celebrity (as omg!) debuted on June 12, 2007 with little fanfare, with the original press release being published on Yahoo!'s corporate blog. Upon launch, MediaWeek reported that Yahoo is hoping to skew more toward a female demographic with omg!, and that Unilever , Pepsi
Pepsi
, and Axiata
Axiata
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* ^ " Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Inc. - Company Timeline". Wayback Machine
Wayback Machine
. 2008-07-13. Archived from the original on 2008-07-13. Retrieved 2016-07-19. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link ) * ^ LiCalzi O'Connell, Pamela (29 January 2001). "New Economy; Yahoo Charts the Spread of the News
News
by E-Mail, and What It Finds Out Is Itself Becoming News.". New York Times. * ^ Tartakoff, Joseph (3 March 2010). "Yahoo News
News
Brings News Commenting Back". PaidContent. Archived from the original on 13 October 2012. * ^ A B Stableford, Dylan (2012-02-01). "Yahoo News
News
hires Olivier Knox as its first White House
White House
correspondent". Yahoo!
Yahoo!
News. Retrieved 2012-02-03. * ^ Byers, Dylan (2 February 2012). "Yahoo steals NY Times\' Virginia Heffernan". Politico
Politico
. Retrieved 2012-02-03. * ^ "Top Sites by Category: News". Alexa. Retrieved 2013-07-03. * ^ Rapaport, Lisa (2013-05-16). "Yahoo CEO Mayer Says Streaming News
News
Will Display Tweets". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2013-07-03. * ^ Gold, Hadas. "Yahoo News