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Amazon Shutting Down One of the Oldest Staples on the Internet


"Twenty-five years ago, we founded Alexa Internet. After two decades of helping you find, reach, and convert your digital audience, weve made the difficult decision to retire Alexa.com on May 1, 2022," reads Amazon's end-of-service notice posted on the A

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It's the end of an era.

Amazon has announced that it will be shutting down Alexa.

No, Amazon isn't shuttering the popular voice assistant found in its home technology products such Echo Dot. The ecommerce giant is closing down Alexa.com, an online service that the vast majority of Amazon customers are likely unaware even existed.

However, for old-school Internet users, Alexa.com has long been a staple of the World Wide Web.

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