Remember ICQ messenger? Mail.ru aims to bring it back to glory

Mail.ru has been investing heavily in ICQ since acquiring it from AOL in 2010. Now it's one of the most feature-rich messenger apps on the market. But is that enough to lure back the 89 million users it has lost since its peak in 2001?
Remember ICQ messenger? Mail.ru aims to bring it back to glory

If you were online at the turn of the millennium, there’s a good chance you’re an ex-user of ICQ.

At the messenger’s peak around 2001, it had 100 million users. Now, on it’s 20th birthday, it’s down to 11 million. But Mail.ru Group – Russia’s largest Internet company –  thinks it can change that.

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