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AIM has been Modernised

Going through the features of the whole new AIM app released by AOL. At last it looks like it's from this century.

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Speed-Racer4491d ago

Who cares? No one uses AIM anymore.

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Remember When AOL Instant Messenger Was Our Facebook?

Giz: After bowing down to Google Talk this week, AIM is effectively dead. Most buddy lists are ghost towns. Chatters fled to Google, Skype and Facebook for their conversational needs. But at its pinnacle, AIM was something singular and amazing.

toaster4668d ago

Yah AIM was amazing, but now that it's integrated with Google Talk I don't need to log into AIM anymore. It's all through GTalk, very simple and easy. I just wish Google would develop an in -house desktop client for GTalk, right now I'm using Trillian and it gets the job done but I think the interface is ugly.

Sahil4662d ago

Except in Europe, where people used MSN or something else entirely.

Also, convoluted? My Digsby looks a helluva lot cleaner than that AIMbomination.

fatstarr4661d ago (Edited 4661d ago )

I kinda miss the aim thing but i got the same experience from playing mmos but i miss those days before sykpe,, oovoo, facebook and all these internet sites with chat integration took off. people still use msn though

Sahil4660d ago

Yeah, all my friends use MSN :)

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AIM & Google Talk To Become Interoperable

In 2007 Google enabled AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) users to log in via the Google Talk “Chat” area in the Gmail sidebar, bringing the two services closer together. This made it easier to stay in touch with AIM buddies, but still didn’t allow for direct communication with Google Talk users.

Not for long however, as the two are about to become interoperable; meaning Google Talk and AIM users will be able to chat regardless of which service they use for the first time.

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