Yahoo Messenger and Windows Live Messenger announced interoperability this summer. Services like Meebo and e Buddy have developed richer user interfaces by using AJAX and bridging chat protocols.AOL now has an open development API and Google Talk runs on the open Jabber protocol. Sequoia backed Meebo (rumored -4 million), and Lowland funded e Buddy (5 million Euro) continue to slug is out over this space.I use these different services because of their strengths in certain key features.Companies like Meebo, Skype, Wablet, and AOL-acquired Userplane are pushing these features forward with the next generation of instant messaging on the web.Services like Trillian, Gaim, Adium and Miranda developed hacks to communicate across the different protocols.
Newer programs like Radius IM and Meetro, connect people by their real-world location.
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Instant messaging has become a part of daily life on the web.
Daily logins and message volume have grown 5 times over, at 1.2 million logins and 70 million messages per day.
Meebo claims 4.5 million monthly uniques and 700,000 Meebo user accounts.