Are you one of the people who signed up for Yahoo’s user name wishlist last month? Then you will be glad to know that Yahoo has started mailing out notifications to people regarding the user names they signed up for!

If you have not received a notice yet, just keep watching your inbox for the ‘hopefully good‘ news about the user names you wanted.

There was some strong competition for particular names and Yahoo has listed the top requests in their blog post. There were also some ‘interesting’ name requests as well!

The wishlist has also evolved into a new watchlist, so if you did not get the user name you wanted right now, there is still hope for the future.

You can read through all the details about the user name notifications along with Yahoo’s approach to security regarding the recycled names by visiting the links below.

One Step Closer To The Yahoo! Username You’ve Been Waiting For [Yahoo! Tumblr Blog]

Reclaiming Yahoo! Usernames In A Way That’s Secure: Require-Recipient-Valid-Since [Yahoo! Developer Network Blog]

[via The Next Web]

Akemi Iwaya
Akemi Iwaya has been part of the How-To Geek/LifeSavvy Media team since 2009. She has previously written under the pen name "Asian Angel" and was a Lifehacker intern before joining How-To Geek/LifeSavvy Media. She has been quoted as an authoritative source by ZDNet Worldwide.
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