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1983–1985 1985–1989 1989–1991 1991–2004
1983–1985 1985–1989 1989–1991 1991–2004
1996–2004 2004–2009 January–December 2009 2009–present
1996–2004 2004–2009 January–December 2009 2009–present

Control Video Corporation[]


CVC 1983

The first appearance of the company took place in 1983. During that time, they were known as Control Video Corporation.

Quantum Computer Services[]


Quantum 1985

America Online[]



America Online - 1989x
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Litera
Launched:  October 2, 1989

After the company parted ways with Apple in October 1989, Quantum changed the service's name to America Online.


America Online 1991




This logo was often used alongside the 1991 logo above; the company first referred to itself by the AOL acronym in 1996.


AOL (2006)
Designer:  Desgrippes Gobé
Typography:  Simplo Soft Bold (modified)
Launched:  October 2004

On April 3, 2006, AOL announced it was retiring the full name America Online; the official name of the service became AOL, and the full name of the Time Warner subdivision became AOL LLC.[1] During this time, AOL rapidly shrunk partly due to the decline of dial-up and rise of broadband.

January–December 2009[]

AOL (2009) (Early)

On January 3, 2009, AOL tweaked their logo, adding gradients and slightly darkening the color. This was only used for a short time due to the introduction of the "Aol." logo at the end of 2009.


AOL 2009
Designer:  Wolff Olins
Typography:  Futura Bold (modified)
Launched:  December 10, 2009

On November 23, 2009, AOL unveiled a sneak preview of a new brand identity with the wordmark "Aol." superimposed onto canvases created by commissioned artists. The new identity, designed by Wolff Olins, was enacted onto all of AOL's services on December 10, when AOL traded independently for the first time since the Time Warner merger on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AOL. On its homepage, the logo is presented in white on a background that changes every time the page is refreshed. This logo won 1st place in the 2009 Brand New Awards.

On June 23, 2015, AOL was acquired by US telecommunications company Verizon for $4.4 billion. In summer 2017, AOL and Yahoo!'s Verizon-owned assets were merged into Oath (currently Yahoo, Inc.).


External links[]

AOL Time Warner
(WarnerMedia, now Warner Bros. Discovery)
Yahoo, Inc.