Is CompuServe Still a Company?

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If you're old enough to remember the burgeoning digital world of the '90s, the name CompuServe might ring a bell. The online giant seemed to be everywhere during that decade, although it got its start more than 20 years before that. In the early days of the online world, CompuServe played an integral role in many people’s first experiences with the internet.

In its heyday, CompuServe was one of the most popular and best-known internet service providers that enjoyed widespread usage thanks to its engaging programs, forums, chat platforms and games. But the information service closed its doors in 2009 after some tumultuous later years, leaving behind a fascinating history of innovation.