Yahoo officially shuts down Koprol

INDONESIA - Following a round of job cuts on the team running its social networking site Koprol, Yahoo announced that it would stop the operation of the locally made geo-location site it acquired in 2010.

"Yahoo has decided to discontinue Koprol effective on Aug. 28," the company said in a statement posted in the official website, koprolblog.com.

The company said the closure was part of to its focus to "more quickly innovate with core products and properties."

"We are shutting down or transitioning a number of products that did not meaningfully drive revenue or engagement," it said.

Users are advised to export their profile, including all original posts, reviews, check-ins and images, by going to 'Export Data' at m.koprol.com/export before August.

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