Microsoft’s Clippy Returns To O365… Just Kidding

Microsoft’s Clippy Returns To O365… Just Kidding

Those of us who remember Office 97 undoubtedly remember Clippy. The animated paperclip that helped you navigate the somewhat nu-intuitive software suite. Alas, Microsoft got rid of Clippy when Office XP was released in 2001 and many Office users have mourned him ever since. However, he made a triumphant return to Office 365 this month as Microsoft added Clippy stickers to their Teams app. However, the icons were yanked within a matter of days when Microsoft’s brand police said the use of this character was not sanctioned. If you’re a Clippy fan, you can sign a petition to bring him back.

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