A man using the Yellow Pages phone book (Photo: Getty Images)

People lose it after finding out that the yellow pages will no longer be printed.


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Owner Yell has announced that the phone book will enter its final circulation this year and that there will be no new books after 2019.

This immediately sent some netizens, who couldn’t bear to lose the iconic yellow book, into a spin.

These people were nostalgic

Some people blamed the internet, while on the internet

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These people worried about the older generation

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Some users also mentioned that short people would no longer be able to use the book for standing.

But not everyone was disappointed The Yellow Pages were going

The last of the yellow books will be delivered in 2019 to Brighton, where the first edition was published as a classified section in 1966.

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A classic television ad campaign in 1983 featured fictional author JR Hartley using the directory to search antique booksellers for a copy of his book Fly Fishing.

Yell, owned by the Hibu Group, said the company is in the process of transitioning to a “pure digital business.”

The yellow pages have become somewhat unnecessary with the rise of the Internet search engine Google.

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