Journalists, social media users ridicule AOL and Yahoo merger, called Oath

The Verizon-owned company will launch this summer, and the name was chosen to ‘connect all the brands,’ AOL’s chief says.

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“Verizon’s long-promised Yahoo acquisition has a name. And it, for some reason, is Oath,” Techcrunch reported.

On Monday, Tim Armstrong, AOL’s chief executive, announced in a tweet:

Billion+ Consumers, 20+ Brands, Unstoppable Team. #TakeTheOath. Summer 2017.

— Tim Armstrong (@timarmstrongaol) April 3, 2017

Additional information for the upcoming company is being kept under wraps.

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