Interstesting article from the BBC World News site. Maybe not Yahoos wisest investment!
End of an era for early websites
A service that gave many people their first taste of building and owning a web page is set to close.
Yahoo-owned GeoCities once boasted millions of users and was the third most popular destination on the web.
The free site has since fallen out of fashion with users, who have switched to social networks.
Yahoo, which acquired the site for $3.57bn (