Privacy in Yahoo Messenger

No one likes being spied on. Since your Yahoo Messenger conversations are supposed to be private, here are a few tips to keep them that way.


  • Always remember, the person you're chatting with might share your conversation with other people.
  • Don't select "Remember my ID and password" if you share your computer with anyone else -- they'll have access to your past conversations if that box is selected.
  • Use Yahoo Messenger through a secure connection that uses a firewall -- Remember though, your system administrator might have the ability to review your network traffic and content (including instant messages). If you're concerned about that, talk to the organization giving you Internet access.

For more information about how we protect your information, check out our Privacy Policy.

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