For a site that has been around almost 20 years, usernames on Yahoo are a pretty picked-over field.
But Monday, the company started dispersing new usernames to people who requested ones they wanted but were already taken. Last month, Yahoo said it would would be recycling usernames on accounts that have been inactive for a year, and it let people pick five top choices.
Having gone through the names and determined which were up for grabs, Yahoo said in a blog post that it would be notifying users who made requests that match a newly free username Monday. If none … Read more