Instant Messenger


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Instant Messenger

AOL's instant messaging service. See AIM and instant messaging.
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Offering instant messenger compatibility, we are making sure that all your 2011 party pictures, holiday fun can be shared with your friends on the instant messenger!
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IM Connect now allows public telephone customers to direct dial into VoIP instant messenger services from 20 major markets across the US with the addition of Phoenix and Las Vegas.
A Lycos spokeswoman said: "It's not that virtual friends have replaced real ones, we just have more friends than ever before because of email, chat and instant messenger.
Antepo will allow behind-the-firewall OPN System users to interact with their AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) contacts with enterprise-level security and reliability, without disrupting existing business processes or IT policies.
For those of you who remember the late 1980s, instant messaging systems began with the early proprietary versions of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), and the public Internet Relay Chat (IRC).
The second password will be required for checking e-mail and accessing services tied to the AOL account, including calendars, stock portfolios, and AOL's Bill Pay, but not to use AOL Instant Messenger. It will not protect services offered by third parties outside AOL's walls except in cases where their statements and other sensitive information are sent to the AOL e-mail account.
If it is installed on public workstations, such as in libraries or internet cafes, subsequent users may be able to view the web pages, web-based e-mail or instant messenger accounts visited by previous users.
Procera(R) Networks, Inc., Campbell, Calif., a pioneering developer of optimized network security and compliance systems, has announced that its OptimIP intelligent network appliance "rogue warrior" configuration can block and control instant messenger sessions, P2P traffic and Webmail to eliminate security threats and abuse of network resources resulting from uncontrolled use of these applications.
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But IM could also mean instant messenger, and thus confused with AOL's proprietary AIM.
Supports Yahoo and AOL Instant Messenger and has digital camera with shutter, speakerphone, color display, animated menus, and Internet access Just released

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