buddy list

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buddy list

A list of colleagues, workgroup members, friends, etc., that you might wish to communicate with via instant messaging. See instant messaging.
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Buddylist Management -- meebo users' top request is better buddy list management.
Williams has played a key role in the development of the instant messaging industry by designing and implementing AOL's Buddylist server (versions 1.
address book entries or signature block) User Activity Indexes the Webmail and Chat activity to include username, buddylist, machine specific cookies, etc.
The Mobile Manager, a SMS plug in to Microsoft's Outlook e-mail service and Mobile Buddylist PC client, a new SMS sending client.
The new team members include Stephen Williams, creator of AOL's Buddylist server, Tom Croswell, founder of NEC's Redmond Technology Center and Patrick McCarron, former development manager for Exactis.
The software straddles the definitions of adware and a worm because it installs a program that broadcasts the advertisement to other users on the buddylist of the host computer, and self-propagates with each subsequent download of the program.
With an eye to the wireless future, AOL launched its Mail on Palm Pilot Service and announced a strategic alliance with Motorola Inc to provide AIM and the BuddyList on Motorola's wireless phones and PDAs.
Tiemann and Reed will be joining Craig Burton, founding member of Novell, Rohit Khare, founding member of the World Wide Web standards committees and Stephen Williams, senior architect and creator of AOL's Buddylist server v1.
Five years from now the interface to most cell phones and wireless PDAs will include a buddylist," says industry analyst Jerry Michalski, president of San Francisco consulting firm Sociate Inc.
The live chat application gives Facebook users audio and video chat, IM capabilities and a BuddyList to track who's online.
Well-known throughout the AOL community is PowerTools' ability to more effectively manage chat sessions, Buddylists and Instant Messages.