Messaging Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

The History of Instant Messaging
How did IMs begin? Learn about the first IM clients on the internet and the evolution of instant messaging across more than 30 years of IM history.

IM History -- The Early IMs
From the 1970s to 1980s, IM developers created three different IM applications that would one day become the basis for present day IMs: peer-to-peer protocol, talkers and Internet Relay Chat. Page 2.

AIM History -- The Beginning of AIM
Before AIM became the IM and chat phenomenon it is today, AIM was known as Quantum Link and helped people send the first IMs, as many AIM users do today. Page 3.

IM History -- Multi-Client IM
Multi-Protocol IMs have become the latest trend in IM. These products act as open gateways to all your favorite IMs, without having to have each individual IM client open. Page 4.

What is AIM? AOL's Instant Messaging Program
AIM is a single-protocol instant message client from AOL. Learn more about AIM and how to get started on this instant messaging client.

IM Acronyms -- Language on IM
Whether a POS (parent over shoulder) hoping to understand your child's IM-savvy lingo or a new IM user hoping to sharpen your netspeak, this glossary of IM acronyms and abbreviations is a great resource to broaden your online language skills.

Internet Terms -- IM and Internet Terms
Whether you are brand-new to IM or a seasoned IM veteran, sometimes the terminology behind our favorite applications can seem intimidating. Put your mind at ease with this easy-to-use glossary of IM terminology.

How to Use Grindr on Your PC
You can use Grindr gay social network app on your PC or Mac using this one techie tip to access to all the features use one of these devices instead.

How and When Parents Should Talk about Teen Sexting
Teen sexting is one of those difficult subjects parents wrestle with their kids over. Learn how and when teen sexting should be addressed with your teenagers.

How to Launch a Google Plus Hangout With Extras
New to Google Plus Hangouts? Learn how to launch a Google Plus Hangout with Extras, including free PC-to-phone audio chat and more.

How to Invite People via Phone to Google Plus Hangouts
Learn how to make free phone calls in Google Plus Hangouts with extras in this brief, illustrated tutorial.

Voice and Video Calls in Google Hangouts
Did you know you can call friends on their phones from your PC with Google Hangouts? Make free voice and video calls with Google Hangouts.

Tips and Tricks for AirG Chat Rooms
Learn how to access and use AirG chat rooms with these illustrated tutorials, hints, tricks and tips. AirG chat rooms are easy with this handy guide!

A Beginner's Guide to AirG Mobile - Mobile Chat and Messaging
Not familiar with AirG Mobile? Learn more about AirG Mobile and how to meet new friends in their exciting chat rooms.

Nimbuzz Contacts -- How to Add Contacts to Nimbuzz
Need to add contacts to Nimbuzz? Learn how to add new contacts to your Nimbuzz Buddy List.

Nimbuzz Contacts — How to Add Contacts in Nimbuzz
Need to add contacts to Nimbuzz? Learn how to add new contacts to your Nimbuzz buddy list.

How to Download and Start Using Skype
Looking to chat using Skype? It's a great platform to use to stay in touch. Learn how to download, install and start using Skype!

Skype Download - Get the Latest Skype Download
Looking for the latest Skype download? Learn how to get your free Skype download for version 5.0, with access to Facebook friends.

Skype Download - Get the Latest Skype Download
Looking for the latest Skype download? Learn how to get your free Skype download for version 5.0, with access to Facebook friends.

Skype Download - Get the Latest Skype Download
Looking for the latest Skype download? Learn how to get your free Skype download for version 5.0, with access to Facebook friends.

Silicon Valley Vet Takes on Mission to Solve Group Communication Woes
Amit Kumar is on a mission to make group communication relevant and hassle free by creating stand-alone apps for specific groups.

IM Basics - Getting Started on IM
Learn more about where IM has been and where it is going in this basic library covering the history of IM, IM acronyms and language and other resources for getting started on IM.

AIM Express -- Sign in to AIM Express
At school or at work, AIM Express is a great way to chat with your favorite AIM Buddies without a download. AIM Express is a free, web-based IM client users can access with their AIM screenname. Learn how to sign in and start using AIM Express.

AIM Express -- Sign in to AIM Express
At school or at work, AIM Express is a great way to chat with your favorite AIM Buddies without a download. AIM Express is a free, web-based IM client users can access with their AIM screenname. Learn how to sign in and start using AIM Express.

Signing into AIM's Web-Based IM Service (AIM Express)
AOL's web-based IM (known previously as AIM Express) lets you chat with your favorite AIM Buddies without a download. AIM is a free-to-use IM client.

AIM Express -- Sign in to AIM Express
At school or at work, AIM Express is a great way to chat with your favorite AIM Buddies without a download. AIM Express is a free, web-based IM client users can access with their AIM screenname. Learn how to sign in and start using AIM Express.

AIM Express -- Sign in to AIM Express
At school or at work, AIM Express is a great way to chat with your favorite AIM Buddies without a download. AIM Express is a free, web-based IM client users can access with their AIM screenname. Learn how to sign in and start using AIM Express.

Advanced IM Features - Instant Messaging Features for Advanced Users
Beyond simple text-based instant messages, most IM software can now allow users to share files and photos, broadcast their thoughts to friends through voice and video chat and even battle buddies with online IM games! This guide features step-by-step tutorials on how to get the most out of your messenger!

ICQ -- Fun Things to Do with ICQ
Already familiar with ICQ? Learn new, fun things to do with your ICQ IM client.

Windows Live Messenger -- Fun Things to Do With Windows Live Messenger
Want to learn new things on Windows Live Messenger? Learn fun things to do with Windows Live Messenger.

eBuddy Web Messenger -- Hot Features on eBuddy Web Messenger
New to eBuddy Web Messenger? Learn how to use your eBuddy Web Messenger with this collection of tutorials and articles about this popular Web-Based IM.

AIM Sounds -- Dozens of Free AIM Sounds
Looking for AIM Sounds? Access AIM Expressions and Get Dozens of Free AIM Sounds

Free Emoticons, Sounds and More in AIM Expressions
Ready to access the new AIM Expressions? Learn how to use AIM Expressions.

AIM Wallpapers -- Get Free AIM Wallpapers
Looking for AIM Wallpapers? Check out how to get the most free AIM Wallpapers.

AIM Emoticons -- Hundreds of Free AIM Emoticons
Looking for free AIM Emoticons? Access Expressions and get hundreds of free AIM Emoticons.

Top Video Chat Sites for Long Distance Relationships
When you can't schedule a face-to-face date, these top video chat sites and programs are the next best thing for the long distance couple.

Download and Install the Nimbuzz Instant Messenger
Get the latest Nimbuzz download and install to start chatting with your friends and family for free over the internet and through video chat.

Nimbuzz Download -- Messenger Free Nimbuzz Download
Get the latest free Nimbuzz download. Start chatting with friends and family with your free Nimbuzz download.

Nimbuzz Download -- Messenger Free Nimbuzz Download
Get the latest free Nimbuzz download. Start chatting with friends and family with your free Nimbuzz download.

Messenger Free Nimbuzz Download for Windows OS
Get the latest free Nimbuzz download. Start chatting with friends and family with your free Nimbuzz download. Page 5.

Nimbuzz Download -- Messenger Free Nimbuzz Download
Get the latest free Nimbuzz download. Start chatting with friends and family with your free Nimbuzz download.

How to Download and Install Skype for Mac Computers
In this illustrated tutorial, learn how to download and install Skype for Mac computers.

How to Download and Install Skype for Mac
Navigate your web browser to the Skype web site at www.skype.com. Click Get Skype from the menu bar at the top of the page, and select Mac.

Downloading and Installing Skype for Mac to Your Computer
Skype for Mac requires users to download the client's software from their website and installation to their computer.

How to Download and Install Skype for Mac Computers
In this illustrated tutorial, learn how to download and install Skype for Mac computers.

How to Download and Install Skype for Mac Computers
In this illustrated tutorial, learn how to download and install Skype for Mac computers.

How to Download and Install Skype for Mac Computers
In this illustrated tutorial, learn how to download and install Skype for Mac computers.

Yahoo Messenger Download for Mac -- Mac Yahoo Messenger Download
Looking for Yahoo Messenger for Mac Download? Learn how to download the latest copy of Yahoo Messenger for Mac.

Download and Launch the Yahoo! Messenger App for Mac
Looking for Yahoo Messenger for Mac Download? Here's where to find the latest version of the Yahoo! Messenger app, download it and launch it.

Yahoo Messenger Download for Mac -- Mac Yahoo Messenger Download
Looking for Yahoo Messenger for Mac Download? Learn how to download the latest copy of Yahoo Messenger for Mac.

Yahoo Messenger Download for Mac -- Mac Yahoo Messenger Download
Looking for Yahoo Messenger for Mac Download? Learn how to download the latest copy of Yahoo Messenger for Mac.

How to Find Matches on the OkCupid Dating Site
Having trouble finding people to chat with on OkCupid? This brief guide will illustrate how to find who is online in just a few easy steps.

How to Find the Best Matches on OkCupid Free Dating Site
Need to find online OkCupid users to chat with? Learn how to set your specifications to find the best match on this free dating site with our brief illustrated tutorial.

Determine if an OkCupid User Accepts Instant Messages
Want to find out if an OkCupid user accepts instant messages? In this tutorial, learn how to search and find online users for chat and more. Page 3.

Review: Why Jack'd is the Cream of the Gay App Crop
Whether you want to meet for friends or for fun, Jack'd is the finest gay app available to smartphone users today.

Differences Between Chat and Instant Messaging
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Send Text Messages for Free Using a Messaging App
Want to learn how to send free text messages? Send text messages free with one of these free IM clients and save money each month on your phone bill.

Add Contacts to Your Buddy List on Facebook, Snapchat
Connect with people for the first time and add them to your buddy list on Facebook Messenger and Snapchat. Here's how!

Finding IM Logs Stored on Your Computer
Want to know how to find IM logs on your computer? This easy guide shows you were to look for read the chat logs for all the users on a computer.

What Happened to AIM Chat Rooms?
Have you been looking for AIM Chat? Your favorite chat rooms were removed in 2010 from AOL.com, AIM.com and AIM IM clients because of a drop in chat.

How to Find and Delete Your Facebook Message History
Facebook Messenger is the Facebook's instant messaging feature. Here's how to find conversations, and download and delete your message histories.

Buddy Chat is Now Group Chat in AIM
Buddy Chat, now known as Group Chat, is a feature of AOL Instant Messenger which allows users to chat with more than one buddy at a time.

Use Twitch to Find and Chat with New Friends
Ready to make new friends? Twitch is a platform where you can watch live video and chat in real time with other viewers — for free!

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Setting Up Your Pidgin Account
Need to set up your Pidgin account? Learn how to set up your Pidgin account linking IM client screen names and more.

Pidgin Account -- Setting Up Your Pidgin Account
Need to set up your Pidgin account? Learn how to set up your Pidgin account linking IM client screen names and more.

Pidgin Account -- Setting Up Your Pidgin Account
Need to set up your Pidgin account? Learn how to set up your Pidgin account linking IM client screen names and more.

How to Use Facebook Chat -- Facebook Chat for Beginners
Want to learn how to use Facebook Chat's simple, embedded IM client? This library of resources will show you how!

Facebook Chat -- Older Versions of Facebook Chat
Looking for information on how old versions of Facebook Chat worked? Check out our articles on previous versions of Facebook Chat.

Facebook Chat Problems and Solutions
Unfortunately, Facebook Chat problems are common and can get pretty annoying for people who like to chat with their friends online.

Google Talk -- Transfer Files with Google Talk
Need to share a document or photo in Google Talk? Using the file sharing feature on Google Talk, users can send photos, documents, videos and more to their Google Talk contacts.

Google Talk -- File Sharing with Google Talk
Need to share a document or photo in Google Talk? Using the file sharing feature on Google Talk, users can send photos, documents, videos and more to their Google Talk contacts.

Transferring Files on Google Talk
Using the file sharing feature on Google Talk, users can send photos, documents, videos and more to their Google Talk contacts.

Google Talk -- Transfering Files with Google Talk
Need to share a document or photo in Google Talk? Using the file sharing feature on Google Talk, users can send photos, documents, videos and more to their Google Talk contacts.

Review: Chat Roulette Is Just a Pornographic Romp
Chat Roulette promises fast connections and new friends, but our review finds it offers a more seedy webcam community than advertised.

Three Types of AirG Chat Rooms - Review
Looking for AirG chat rooms? Learn more about the types of AirG chat rooms, and how to chat with people of similar interests.

Beginner's Guide to Using Facebook Chat
Connect with social network friends with instant messages and video on Facebook Chat. These pages will teach you how to navigate your way.

Yahoo Messenger - Get IMs on Cell Phone With Yahoo
Want Yahoo Messenger on your cell phone? Get mobile with Yahoo Messenger for SMS and use your text messaging inbox to receive and send IMs for free.

AirG Password - How to Recover Your AirG Password
Forgot your AirG password? Learn how to recover your AirG password so you can login to the AirG service.

AirG Login - How to Login to AirG
Ready to start using AirG? Learn how to use your AirG login, and what to do if you lose your AirG login and password.

How to Log in to AirG and Recover a Lost Password
Ready to start using AirG? Learn how to use your login, and what to do if you lose your login and password.

IM for Beginners - Getting Started on IM
Are you a beginner to IM? This handy guide will show you how to get started on your own IM client, from creating your account to getting your own messenger download on your computer or mobile device.

Chat with new friends on Twitch!
Twitch is a platform that allows anyone to live stream video while viewers watch and chat.

How to Share Files on AOL Instant Messenger
Need to share a document or file with a friend? This easy-to-use guide makes file sharing easy on AOL Instant Messenger!

Sending a File to a Buddy on AIM -- File Sharing on AIM
Need to share a document or file with a Buddy? This easy-to-use guide makes file sharing easy on AOL Instant Messenger!

AIM for Beginners
For new users, this guide to AIM will help direct you in using your new IM client's most basic features so you can communicate effectively with family and friends.

AIM 6.9 -- Basic Features of AIM 6.9
Getting Started on AIM 6.9? Learn how to use the AIM 6.9's Basic Features.

Send Text Messages Free Using AIM
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto AIM and send unlimited free text messages today.

Send Text Messages Free -- Use AIM to Send Text Messages Free
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto AIM and send unlimited free text messages today.

Send Text Messages Free -- Use AIM to Send Text Messages Free
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto AIM and send unlimited free text messages today.

Old Versions of Facebook Chat -- Previous Facebook Chat Releases
Looking for historic information on how to use Facebook Chat? This filing cabinet includes illustrated tutorials for past Facebook Chat releases.

Facebook Chat Slideshow: Pop-Out Chat Windows
For users who want to remove the Facebook Chat application from the bottom of Facebook, a pop-out feature is available which detaches the client in a separate browser window.

Use Facebook Messenger via Pop-Up Window or Full-Screen
Here are two options for viewing Facebook Messenger in a web browser — in a chat window or via full screen.

Popping Out Facebook Chat - Chat on Facebook
For users who want to remove the Facebook Chat application from the bottom of Facebook, a pop-out feature is available which detaches the client in a separate browser window.

Tips, tricks and techniques for using Facebook Messenger
Learn how to chat, read news, order a ride and more through Facebook Messenger.

How to Go Offline on Facebook Chat
Want to turn Facebook chat off temporarily? Here's a few ways to modify your Facebook Messenger settings so that you aren't bothered by incoming messages.

How to Go Offline on Facebook Chat
Need to go offline on Facebook Chat? This illustrated guide will show you how.

How to Turn On and Enable Facebook Chat
Want to accept instant messages on Facebook? Here is how to turn on Facebook Chat.

How to Use migme Without Downloading the App
Want to use migme without a download to your mobile device? Sign in to migme using your the web browser on your computer or mobile device.

Mig33 WAP -- Sign in to the WAP Site Mig33
Want to use Mig33 without a download to your mobile device? Sign in to the Mig33 WAP site.

Mig33 WAP -- Sign in to the WAP Site Mig33
Want to use Mig33 without a download to your mobile device? Sign in to the Mig33 WAP site.

How to Download the migme Mobile Chat Client
Want the mobile download of migme? Learn how to install the app on your device and start chatting with over 65 million friends.

Select the Mig33 Mobile Download for Your Phone, Device
Want the mobile download of Mig33? Learn how to select the correct IM app software for your device.

Your Mig33 Mobile Download is Now Complete - Instant Messaging
Once you have installed the Mig33 Mobile software, you are ready to start chatting with new friends from around the world.

How to Install the Gmail Audio-Video Chat Plugin
Gmail users can now enjoy audio and video chat in your Gmail inbox using a special plugin from Google.

Is Google Talk Free? When Do I Have to Pay for It?
Is Google Talk free? Find out what services are free to use, and which you have to pay for under what circumstances.

Collection of Emoticons for Instant Messaging
This library of emoticons for every IM client will teach you over 300+ smileys you can use while instant messaging.

How to Play Zombie Slots on AirG Games
In Zombie Slots, AirG's popular arcade game, try to hit the jackpot with Las Vegas flair in this game themed after the undead.

How to Play Big Barn World on AirG Games - Free Mobile Gaming
In Big Barn World, the popular AirG game, plant seeds and collect a harvest. Play this mobile alternative to Farmville for free.

Play AirG Games on Your Mobile Phone
AirG Games are free arcade, casino and social media-style games you can play right from your smart device or mobile phone.

How to Create a Yahoo Alias
The Yahoo alias feature is a great safety resource for users who do not want to give out their real ID in Yahoo Chat. Learn how to set it up here.

Yahoo Alias - How to Create a Yahoo Alias
Want to use an alias on Yahoo Chat? The Yahoo alias feature is a great safety resource for users who do not want to give out their real ID in Yahoo Chat. Learn how to create an Yahoo alias with this illustrated tutorial.

Yahoo Alias - How to Create a Yahoo Alias
Want to use an alias on Yahoo Chat? The Yahoo alias feature is a great safety resource for users who do not want to give out their real ID in Yahoo Chat. Learn how to create an Yahoo alias with this illustrated tutorial.

Yahoo Alias - How to Create a Yahoo Alias
Want to use an alias on Yahoo Chat? The Yahoo alias feature is a great safety resource for users who do not want to give out their real ID in Yahoo Chat. Learn how to create an Yahoo alias with this illustrated tutorial.

Yahoo Alias - How to Create a Yahoo Alias
Want to use an alias on Yahoo Chat? The Yahoo alias feature is a great safety resource for users who do not want to give out their real ID in Yahoo Chat. Learn how to create an Yahoo alias with this illustrated tutorial.

Gtalk Mobile -- iPhone IM Client Gtalk Mobile
Looking for Gtalk Mobile for iPhone? Get Gtalk Mobile for the iPhone here.

Connect with Gtalk Mobile to Keep in Touch
Looking for Gtalk Mobile? Chat with Google Talk friends using this app. Find directions for how to do it here.

Gtalk Mobile -- IM Client T-Mobile G1 Gtalk Mobile
Looking for Gtalk Mobile for T-Mobile G1 Android? Get Gtalk Mobile for the T-Mobile G1 Android here.

Webcam Chat on AIM -- Launch AIM Webcam Chat
Go beyond IM with webcam chat on AIM. Learn how simple it is to launch an AIM webcam chat.

Webcam Chat on AIM -- Launch AIM Webcam Chat
Go beyond IM with webcam chat on AIM. Learn how simple it is to launch an AIM webcam chat.

How to Launch Webcam Chat on AIM
Go beyond IM with webcam chat on AIM. Learn how simple it is to launch this feature and try it out.

Webcam Chat on AIM -- Launch AIM Webcam Chat
Go beyond IM with webcam chat on AIM. Learn how simple it is to launch an AIM webcam chat.

Connecting Facebook Chat and AIM
Want AIM for Facebook? Learn how to connect Facebook Chat to your AIM IM client in a few easy steps.

AIM for Facebook -- Connecting Facebook Chat and AIM
Want AIM for Facebook? Learn how to connect Facebook Chat to your AIM IM client.

AIM for Facebook -- Connecting Facebook Chat and AIM
Want AIM for Facebook? Learn how to connect Facebook Chat to your AIM IM client.

AIM for Facebook -- Connecting Facebook Chat and AIM
Want AIM for Facebook? Learn how to connect Facebook Chat to your AIM IM client.

How to Use the New Yahoo Messenger on Desktop or Mobile
Check out the newest version of Yahoo! Messenger for easy and free group chat. New features for sending hundreds of photos easily!

Keep up on developments in messaging and chat!
Messaging platforms are expanding to become distributors of content and providers of services. Follow the journey on About.com!

Google Talk -- Voice Chat Calls on Google Talk
Have a lot to talk about with a Google Talk contact? Launch a Google Talk call and start chatting with your own voice on Google Talk.

Google Talk -- Voice Chat Calls on Google Talk
Have a lot to talk about with a Google Talk contact? Launch a Google Talk call and start chatting with your own voice on Google Talk.

How to Make Voice Calls Using Google Hangouts
Want to make free and low cost voice calls using your computer or mobile device? Google Hangouts provides an easy way to do so.

Google Talk -- Voice Call on Google Talk
Have a lot to talk about with a Google Talk contact? Launch a Google Talk call and start chatting with your own voice on Google Talk.

Accessing and Reading Google Talk Chat Logs
Want to read old Google Talk conversations? Check out the Google Talk chat logs for all your IM chats made on the record.

How to Access and Read Google Chat Logs
It's easy to look back at a prior Google chat discussion. Check out this easy tutorial to learn how to access and read Google chat logs.

Google Talk -- Chat Logs on Google Talk
Want to read old Google Talk conversations? Check out the Google Talk chat logs for all your IM chats made on the record.

Google Talk -- Advanced Features for Google Talk
Want to learn how to do more with Google Talk and Gmail? This directory of resources will show you the advanced features available to you on Google Talk and Gmail IM.

Send Text Messages Free with Google Voice
Send and receive text messages on your phone or desktop for free using Google Voice. Available for desktop, Android, and Apple devices.

Send Text Messages Free -- Use Gmail to Send Text Messages Free
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto Google Talk and send Want to send text messages free of charge?

Send Text Messages Free -- Use Gmail to Send Text Messages Free
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto Google Talk and send Want to send text messages free of charge?

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Six Ways to Follow the Election on Chat Apps
Get your election coverage via chat apps! Here's how to use Facebook Messenger, Viber, Slack, Snapchat and Sidewire to stay on top of election news.

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Business IMs -- Learn How Businesses Use IM Clients
Looking for inspiration to adding IM at your business or workplace? Learn about real businesses that are using IM to increase profits and add value to their customer service mission.

How to Sign In and Chat Using Web XMS (formerly eBuddy)
The XMS messaging client for mobile and desktop is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. Check out this brief tutorial to learn how to download the app and start chatting!

How to Sign In and Chat Using Web XMS (formerly eBuddy)
The XMS messaging client for mobile and desktop is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. Check out this brief tutorial to learn how to download the app and start chatting!

How to Sign In and Chat Using Web XMS (formerly eBuddy)
The XMS messaging client for mobile and desktop is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. Check out this brief tutorial to learn how to download the app and start chatting!

How to Sign Up for a New Nimbuzz Account
Access free chat, voice calls, group chat, chat rooms, stickers and more with Nimbuzz. Find out how to sign up for an account and start chatting now!

How to Sign Up for a New Nimbuzz Account
Access free chat, voice calls, group chat, chat rooms, stickers and more with Nimbuzz. Find out how to sign up for an account and start chatting now!

Signing Up for a New Nimbuzz Account
Want to get a new Nimbuzz account? Learn how to sign up for a new Nimbuzz account. Page 2.

Nimbuzz - Initial Account Setup
Need to setup IM accounts on Nimbuzz? Learn how to setup your Nimbuzz IM client to access your accounts.

How to Start Chatting on Social Dating App Badoo
Learn how to sign in and start chatting on the Badoo dating and social networking app! Find new friends, activate super powers and see who's 'nearby'!

How to Complete Your Badoo Account Profile
Completing your Badoo profile with photos and interests is the best way to increase matches and meet new friends, dates. Page 2.

How to Add, Upload Photos to Your Badoo Profile
Find help uploading and adding pictures, video to your Badoo profile. Page 3.

Badoo Search - How to Find New Friends and Dates Online
Learn how to find friends and romance partners with Badoo search.

How to Play the Encounters Game on Badoo - Meet New Friends and Dates
The Hot-or-Not style Encounters Game on Badoo is addicting and helps match you with new friends and dates.

How to Instant Message Badoo Contacts - Meet New Friends or Dates
Chat with Badoo contacts now by sending them an instant message to their messages inbox.

Download Kik on Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch
Chat with friends and an entertaining collection of chat bots for free when you download Kik to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device.

Login to Kik on Your Apple Device - A Beginner's Guide
Need help signing in to Kik? Learn how to create a free account and login with your iPhone or other iDevice.

Adjusting Your IMO Now Webcam Chat Display
Want to move the video chat window on the IMO Now webcam chat service? Learn how to adjust the window to your liking in this brief tutorial.

How to Access and Use Your IMO Now Video Chat Controls
Need to adjust your audio and video settings on IMO Now? Learn how to change these settings to your liking as you video chat with this brief how-to article.

A Beginner's Guide to Free Video Chat on IMO
Have you used IMO's video chat service? Learn how to chat with friends using IMO in this brief illustrated tutorial.

How to Enter Your ID Into Yahoo Messenger Web Login
Ready to login to Yahoo Messenger Web? Grab your Yahoo ID and password and learn how to use the Yahoo Messenger Web login with this brief, illustrated tutorial.

How to Use the Yahoo Messenger Web Login
Ready to start chatting by using the Yahoo Messenger web client? Learn how with this brief, illustrated tutorial.

Yahoo Messenger Web Login - How to Login to Yahoo Messenger Web
Ready to login to Yahoo Messenger Web? Grab your Yahoo ID and password and learn how to use the Yahoo Messenger Web login with this brief, illustrated tutorial.

Easy Ways to Delete Your Facebook Chat History
Find out how to delete your chat history in Facebook Messenger with this simple guide.

How to Delete Facebook Chat History Permanently - Instant Messaging
Permanently remove Facebook Chat history by logging in to your Messages inbox, and selecting the records or chats you wish to delete.

Delete Individual Records of Your Facebook Chat History - Instant Messaging
Select the records you wish to remove or delete Facebook Chat history in its entirety for certain contacts in three easy steps.

Download Facebook Messenger for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
Learn how to download the Facebook Messenger app for iPhone and iPod Touch and get started on the social network's messaging client from your device.

Download Facebook Messenger for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
Learn how to download the Facebook Messenger app for iPhone and iPod Touch and get started on the social network's messaging client from your device.

How to Sign In to Facebook Messenger on Your iPhone or iPod Touch
If you need help signing in to Facebook Messenger from your iPhone or iPod Touch, learn how in this mobile instant messaging tutorial for Facebook app users.

How to Access Instant Messages in Facebook Messenger for iPhone, iPod Touch
Learn how to find and respond to your Facebook Chat messages in the Facebook Messenger app for iPhone and iPod Touch.

How to Log Off Facebook Messenger iPhone App
Learn how to log off Facebook Messenger and stop receiving instant messages from social networking friends on your iPhone or iPod Touch, plus set when you receive IM alerts, get help for your app and more.

How to Use Yahoo Messenger Without Downloading an App
Want to use Yahoo Messenger without downloading a client? You can easily chat using Yahoo!'s web based Messenger.

Yahoo Messenger Web -- Without Downloading Yahoo Messenger Web
Looking for Yahoo Messenger on the Web? Learn how to use Yahoo Messenger's Web Messenger without downloading the client.

Yahoo Messenger Web -- Without Downloading Yahoo Messenger Web
Looking for Yahoo Messenger on the Web? Learn how to use Yahoo Messenger's Web Messenger without downloading the client.

How to Download the Yahoo Messenger App on an iPhone
Follow this step-by-step guide to install Yahoo! Messenger on your iPhone.

How to Sign In to the Yahoo Messenger for iPhone App
Need assistance signing in to your Yahoo Messenger for iPhone app? Learn how with this brief illustrated tutorial for this iPhone and iPod IM client.

How to Download the Yahoo Messenger for iPhone App
Want to learn how to download the Yahoo Messenger for iPhone app? Learn how to download this IM client with the App Store on your iPhone or iPod device.

Launching and Signing in to AIM on AIM Mail
AIM Mail now features IM in your email inbox. Sign into​ AIM in your AIM Mail.

How to Sign In to Yahoo Messenger on a Mobile Device
Ready to sign in to Yahoo Messenger? Check out this step-by-step tutorial for instructions on how to sign in.

Yahoo Sign In - Learn How to Log In to Messenger
Ready to sign in to Yahoo Messenger? In order to complete the Yahoo sign in, you need an ID and password. Find out more about getting signed in to Yahoo in this illustrated tutorial.

Badoo Credits - How to Buy or Earn Your Own Super Powers
Learn how to meet more people on the Badoo social network using by earning or buying Credits and Super Powers!

How to Purchase Badoo Credits with Your Android Device
Need help purchasing Badoo Credits on your Android app? Learn how to activate Super Powers from your Badoo app with this step-by-step guide for Android device users.

How to Purchase Badoo Credits, Activate Super Powers on iPhone
Need help buying Badoo Credits for your iPhone or iPod Touch app? Learn how to activate Super Powers from your Badoo app with this step-by-step guide for Apple device users.

Yahoo Chat Discontinued to Make Room for New Messenger Products
Yahoo Chat was discontinued in 2012 after over a decade of service. But now there's a new version of Yahoo! Messenger that's worth checking out!

How to Chat - A Guide to Connecting with Friends Online
Messaging apps offer a great way to meet new friends and connect with people you already know. Get started with our quick and easy guide!

8 Guys You Meet on Grindr (and Other Gay Apps)
Gay apps offer the opportunity to meet new potential dates — but there are some guys that you may want to be careful in interacting with.

Messaging Apps: The Wild West of Brand Marketing
Messaging apps offer the opportunity to reach a young, mobile audience. See how H&M, Starbucks, and Amazon are experimenting with the new format.

How to Hail an Uber or Lyft in Facebook Messenger
Did you know that you can order an Uber or Lyft ride through Facebook Messenger? Find out how what you need to know in this quick guide!

IM Clients and Chat on Mobile Phones
A third of all IM users today receive their IMs on a mobile phone or other smart device. Learn more about IM for mobile phones, including reviews of IM clients, IM tips and tricks for your cell phone and more.

Tips and Tricks for the Thumb App for iPhone, Android
Meet new people, ask questions and give answers on the Thumb app for iPhone and Android devices.

Badoo for iPhone, Android and Mobile Web - Meet New People Locally
Want to meet new friends and dates? Badoo apps for your favorite mobile device can get you connected with like-minded people today.

A Beginner's Guide to eBuddy Mobile Apps for Android, iPhone
With eBuddy apps for Android and iPhone, chat with friends on a myriad of instant messaging services all in one app.

Interview With Leif K-Brooks, Founder of Omegle
Check out the interview with Leif K-Brooks, the chief master mind behind the anonymous video chat platform, Omegle.

Learn How to Use Messaging Apps and Platforms
What is messaging? Start here for our quick tips to learn what messaging is, how it works, and how you can become an expert.

Messaging Etiquette
Want to know the rules to messaging etiquette? These 30+ etiquette rules can help you be a great citizen of the internet.

Etiquette Rules -- Using Messaging at Work
Message like a boss with these eight tips on how to keep it professional when using messaging platforms at work.

What Is Badoo? A Beginner's Guide
Want to meet new people? Badoo is a free social networking site for people looking for new friends and potential dates. Check it out!

How to Create an IM Account, Password on Nimbuzz for Mac
New to Nimbuzz for Mac? Learn how to create your own account for this popular Mac messenger. Nimbuzz accounts are free and are required in order to use their IM client software.

How to Sign In to the Nimbuzz Messaging Client on a Mac
Need help logging in to your Nimbuzz account on a Mac? Learn how in this brief, illustrated About.com tutorial.

How to Setup Growl Notification on Nimbuzz for Mac Computers
Need to set up Growl notifications for Nimbuzz for Mac? Whether you are being prompted to install it or you haven't done it yet, learn why installing Growl is a good idea for all Nimbuzz for Mac users.

How to Create an IM Account, Password on Nimbuzz for Mac
New to Nimbuzz for Mac? Learn how to create your own account for this popular Mac messenger. Nimbuzz accounts are free and are required in order to use their IM client software.

Use emoticons, emojis, stickers and GIFs in your Facebook messages
Convey feelings and add context to your instant messages with emoticons, emojis, stickers and GIFs in Facebook Messenger.

What Is #ff on Twitter?
What is #ff on Twitter? Both experienced and new Twitter users can find out everything they need to participate in #ff with this handy guide.

How to Access Your Facebook Chat History
Want to access your Facebook Messenger chat history? Check out three options for viewing your chat history with this easy cheat-sheet.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Chat by video or audio right from your Gmail account!
Did you know that you can start a video chat or an audio call right from your Gmail account? You can on your laptop or desktop computer — it's easy!

Video and audio chat
Many applications exist which enable you to chat by video and audio.

New to Twitter? Get Started with This Cheat Sheet!
Confused about how to use Twitter? Check out this cheat sheet on Twitter basics to get up and running! The conversation is waiting for you.

How to Use WhatsApp on Your Laptop or Desktop Computer
WhatsApp is primarily known as a mobile messaging app, but did you know that you can also use it on your laptop or desktop computer? Find out how.

Ten Benefits of Badoo's Super Powers
Did you know there is a set of premium features on Badoo? Check out this guide to the social network's paid features to help you gain more attention.

Learn how to embed a Twitter timeline on your website!
Wondering what a Twitter widget is? Check out this guide to learn more and get step-by-step instructions on how to use it!

What does the #FF hashtag stand for?
Have you seen the

Get clarity on the sexting laws in Texas
Looking for Texas sexting laws? Find out more about sexting laws and possible penalties in the state of Texas.

AIM Chat Categories - Explore 30 AIM Chat Categories
Did you know there are 30 AIM chat categories, each with their own related chat rooms? Check out the guide now!

Nigerian Dating Scam -- Romance Scam
One woman's harrowing story of falling in love with an Internet scam artist from Nigeria, only to be the victim of fraud.

Connect with other moms on forums, Facebook and Twitter
Looking to chat with other moms? Check out these 9 ways to connect and chat with other moms!

How to Create the Perfect Screen Name
Need help in finding your perfect screen name? Get ideas for creating your perfect screen name here!

Messaging Apps with Free Video Chat
Looking for free video chats? Many popular messaging apps now offer free video chat. Check out our recommendations and how-to's to get started!

US State and Federal Sexting Laws You Need to Know
Looking for sexting laws and consequences? Our list of federal and state laws spell out punishments for sexting crimes.

The ‘Godfather of Multimedia’ Takes on Messaging
Marc Canter, the

How to Send Messages on Badoo for Mobile Web
Engage new friends and possible dates in a chat conversation on Badoo for Mobile Web. Learn how to instant message here.

How to View Badoo Profile Visitors on Android
The visitors' list on your Badoo Android app shows you the most recent members to check out your profile.

Adding a Badoo Member to Favorites on Mobile Web
Making another Badoo user a favorite on the mobile website is a great way to keep track of who you would like to hang out with or date.

How to Check Messages on Badoo for Mobile Web
Your messages folder is where all your Badoo mobile web conversations are delivered and stored. Find out how to use your inbox to send and receive IMs.

Play the Encounters Game on Badoo for Mobile Web
Meet new dates and people to hang out with when you play the Encounters game on Badoo for Mobile Web.

Badoo Search on Mobile Web - Meet New Friends and Dates
Meet new buddies and romantic partners using Badoo search on the mobile website.

How to Use Your Badoo Profile on the Mobile Website
Check out your profile on Badoo for Mobile Web and make a good first impression before new local friends and dates.

Features on Badoo for Mobile Web - Chat for Older Cell Phones
Badoo's mobile web includes a variety of features also enjoyed by users of the website and Android, iPhone apps.

How to Sign In to Badoo for Mobile Web
Sign in to Badoo's mobile web chat and social networking service to meet new friends and dates in your area without even downloading an app.

How to Use Facebook Chat with IM, Video, and More
Keep in touch with friends on Facebook Messenger, the social network's popular embedded instant messaging feature. IM, video chat and more here.

How to Access Your Facebook Chat History - Instant Messaging
View old logs of your Facebook Chat conversations with this easy tip.

How to Enable, Disable Facebook Chat Sounds - Social Networking
Turn off the Facebook Chat message alert sounds directly from your instant messaging settings here.

How to Use Your Facebook Chat Buddy List - Instant Messaging Guide
In addition to displaying friends to chat with, the Facebook Chat buddy list also includes a number of settings, bells and whistles to enhance the chat experience.

How to Send Instant Messages on Facebook - Social Networking Guide
With just the click of a mouse, you can send an instant message to social networking friends on Facebook Chat.

How to Use Emoticons on Facebook Chat Instant Messages
Facebook Chat supports nearly two dozen emoticons and smileys to compliment your instant messages.

How to Group Chat with Facebook's Instant Messaging Feature
Facebook Chat supports instant messaging sessions with multiple friends now. Learn how to add friends to a group chat here.

How to Video Chat with Facebook Chat Instant Messenger
The Skype-powered Facebook Chat video calling feature allows you to see and hear your favorite social media friends right from web browser.

How to Block a Contact on Facebook Chat - Instant Messaging
Facebook Chat settings include the ability to prevent someone from sending you instant messages in the future, once a block is enabled.

How to Block Certain People, Groups on Facebook Chat - Instant Messaging
Whether you wish to block one person or whole groups of people, Facebook Chat supports the ability to stop instant messages from certain people you choose.

How to Collapse the Facebook Chat Buddy List - Instant Messaging
Minimizing the Facebook Chat buddy list sidebar is easy and takes one simple click.

3 Ways to Get the News from a Chatbot on Your iPhone
Get your news delivered by a chatbot! Here's how to use Facebook Messenger, Line, and Quartz to get your news by a chatbot.

AIM Express -- Beginner's Guide to AIM Express
New to AIM Express? Learn how to make the most of the basic features of AIM Express.

AIM Mail -- IM on AIM Mail
Using AIM in AIM Mail? Learn how to get the most out of your IM client in AIM Mail.

AIM Plugins -- Reviews of AIM Plugins
Interested in AIM plugins? Check out this library of articles and reviews on our favorite AIM plugins.

Digsby Instant Messenger -- Joining the Digsby Community
Find out how to download and install the Digsby instant messaging client. Articles include how to get started using the Digsby client.

Using Facebook Chat -- Chat on IM
Learn how to use the advanced features and options available for Facebook Chat users.

Google Talk
Ready to join Google Talk? The following articles and illustrated instructions can help new users get online with one of the most popular instant messengers to date.

Quiz Resources
These pages are related to quizzes from About.com's Guide to IM. Test your knowledge of IM trivia and more.

Trillian
Trillian, one of the world's most popular open-source applications, can help users sign on to all their favorite instant messengers at once. This guide includes information on how to download and install this great program.

Yahoo Messenger Web Client - A Beginner's Guide to Yahoo Messenger Web
New to Yahoo Messenger Web client? Learning how to use Yahoo Messenger for the Web is now made easy with this library of tips and tricks for the online version of Yahoo Messenger. Keep reading to explore our illustrated tutorials and articles especially for Yahoo Messenger web client beginners.

Getting Started with AIM 6 - Instant Messaging for Beginners
Chat with friends, play free games, stream music and more with AIM 6 instant messenger.

AIM Advanced IM Features -- Features for AIM
Ready to explore more of AIM? Check out these advanced features users can use to boost their IM experience. These features help make AIM one of the most popular IM clients in the world.

AIM -- Getting Started with AIM
AIM is America's most popular IM client, offering IM, chat rooms, webcam chat and more. This collection of AIM articles and resources can help you get started as a new AIM member within minutes.

Download Plugin -- Free IM Download Plugin
Need to download plugins for IM clients? This library of tutorials will show you how to download plugins for IM.

Portable IM -- Free Downloads Portable IM
Portable IM clients are small applications that fit on a flash drive. Get free portable im clients on About.com.

Yahoo Messenger -- Free Yahoo Chat Rooms and More
Want to do more with Yahoo! Messenger? Try these advanced features to help build a better IM experience!

Yuuguu -- How to Use Advanced Features in Yuuguu
Want to learn about some of Yuuguu's great advanced features? Discover all Yuuguu can do with this library of tutorials and information.

Pidgin -- Fun Things to Do With Pidgin
Are you already familiar with Pidgin's most basic functions? Learn more about Pidgin's advanced IM features and fun things to do with Pidgin IM client.

Mac Downloads -- IM Client Downloads for Mac
Looking for Mac IM Client Downloads? Check out this library of articles and tutorials on downloading IM clients for Mac OS X.

Mobile IM -- Free Downloads Mobile IM
Looking for free mobile IM client downloads? Look no further! Herein is a library of articles and tutorials on downloading and installing free mobile IM clients.

Best IM Clients -- Reader's Choice Awards Best IM
Looking for the Best IM clients in the industry? Check out the winners and nominees of the Reader's Choice Awards Best IM category.

Old Messenger Download -- Where to Find Old Messenger Download
Looking for old messenger downloads? This filing cabinet of tutorials will show you how to download old messengers.

Adium Messenger -- Tools and Resources for Adium Messenger
Looking for tools and resources for Adium Messenger? Learn how to use and get the most of your Adium Messenger.

Yuuguu -- New User Tutorials for Yuuguu
Yuuguu is not only a versatile, multi-protocol IM client, but a cool, affordable web conferencing tool, too! Discover all Yuuguu has to offer with tutorials and more.

Mac Reviews -- Reviews of IM Clients for Mac
Considering adding a new Mac IM client? Check out my reviews of Mac IM clients and learn why they either make the grade or fail trying.

Casey Anthony -- The Latest News on Casey Anthony
Looking for Casey Anthony trial evidence and the latest news? Check out the latest on Casey Anthony on About.com

AIM Chat - Tips and Tricks for AIM Chat
Are you new to AIM Chat? Need help using your favorite AIM Chat Rooms? Learn how to become a chat pro using these tips and tricks for AIM Chat.

IM Clients for Beginners - How to Choose an IM Client
Confused about how to choose the right IM clients for your needs? We'll show you how to navigate through all the choices and select the best IM clients for home, school or work.

A Beginner's Guide to eBuddy Lite - Mobile Instant Messaging
eBuddy Lite is an exciting mobile web messenger available without a download. Learn how to chat on eBuddy Lite with your browser on your mobile phone or device.

Mobile Chat Rooms - Beginner's Guide to Mobile Chat Rooms
Looking for hot mobile chat rooms? If you are new to chat, check out this series of illustrated tutorials for the top mobile chat rooms on the web.

Yahoo Chat - Meet New Friends with Yahoo Chat
Yahoo Chat is a great place to meet new friends who share your interests and hobbies. In this series of illustrated tutorials, learn how to use Yahoo Chat.

IM Instant Messaging Blogs - Blogs about IM
Looking for blogs about Instant Messaging? Learn which blogs and news sites I recommend for additional resources and articles related to Instant Messaging, chat rooms, webcam chat and more.

Chat for Websites - Learn How to Add Chat to Your Website or Blog
Want to learn how to add chat to your website or blog? Learn about the best free chat services for webmasters, read illustrated tutorials and reviews and more.

Tips and Tricks for Badoo Chat - Make New Friends and Relationships
Badoo's free and premium chat services are a great way to make new friends and form new platonic and romantic relationships.

Google Talk -- Getting Started on Google Talk
Learn how to get started with Google Talk's most basic functions so you can start chatting today! Learn how to send an IM on Google Talk, add Google Talk contacts to your contacts list and more!

Free Buddy Icons -- Holiday, Celebrity Buddy Icons
Looking to change the mood or atmosphere around your IMs? Check out this assortment of free Buddy Icons, featuring some of the best Buddy Icons on the Internet.

MySpaceIM -- Guide to MySpaceIM
Want to chat with MySpace friends? MySpaceIM is MySpace's very own IM client and this library of resources is designed to help beginners start using MySpaceIM with ease.

Pidgin IM -- Beginner's Guide to Pidgin IM
The Pidgin IM Basics Features library containstutorials for learning how to use Pidgin IM.

How to Use Windows Live Messenger -- Windows Live Messenger for Beginners
Want to start using Windows Live Messenger? Learn more about its most basic functions so you can chat with family and friends right away!

How to Use Yahoo! Messenger -- Yahoo! Messenger for Beginners
Want to start using Yahoo! Messenger? Learn how to send messages and other basic functions so you can start chatting today!

Brosix Public for Beginners -- How to Use Brosix
Getting Started on Brosix Public IM Client? Use this easy-to-use library to learn more about Brosix Public's most basic IM features.

ICQ for Beginners -- How to Use ICQ
Getting Started on ICQ IM Client? Use this easy-to-use library to learn more about ICQ's most basic IM features.

Nimbuzz for Beginners -- How to Use Nimbuzz
Getting Started on Nimbuzz IM Clients? Use this easy-to-use library to learn more about Nimbuzz's most basic IM features.

Digsby for Beginners -- How to Use Digsby
Getting Started on Digsby IM Client? Use this easy-to-use library to learn more about Digsby's most basic IM features.

Facebook -- Learn More About Trends on Facebook
Want to learn more about Facebook and current technology trends? Check out our library of Facebook articles and more.

Chatab -- Beginner's Guide to Chatab
New to Chatab Web Messenger? Learn how to use your Chatab Web Messenger with this collection of tutorials and articles about this new Web-Based IM.

eBuddy Web Messenger -- Beginner's Guide to eBuddy Web Messenger
New to eBuddy Web Messenger? Learn how to use your eBuddy Web Messenger with this collection of tutorials and articles about this popular Web-Based IM.

Messenger Download - Get The Latest Messenger Download
Looking for the latest messenger download? Check out this filing cabinet of tutorials and learn how to get the latest messenger download for your favorite IM client.

IM Etiquette - The Rules of Instant Messaging
While instant messaging can be as simple as a few keystrokes, understanding the language of the IM community can often be a challenging task. This collection of articles and resources can help new users and messaging veterans learn both the lingo and the rules of IM.

IM Reviews - Instant Messaging Clients Compared, Graded
Can't decide whether that hot new beta IM is worth the upgrade? Want to compare instant messengers before you decide to join up? This library features review articles on the latest IM releases, features and more.

Sexting Laws -- United States Laws on Sexting
Looking for sexting laws in the United States? Find out more about sexting laws and possible penalties in your state.

Meet New Friends with Mig33 Mobile - Mobile Chat and IM
Looking to meet new friends on Mig33 Mobile? Learn more about the Mig33 Mobile Chat and IM Community.

Safety Online Dating -- How to Ensure Safety Online Dating
Do you participate in online dating? Before you jump in, learn more about safety and online dating and how to protect yourself from dangers online and in-person.

Cyberbullying -- Tips, Ideas for Stopping Cyberbullying
Are you being threatened by a cyberbully? Learn more about cyberbullying and how you can ward off a cyberbully attack.

Learn Something New -- Computers and Technology Learn Something New
Want to learn something new? Check out my column about computers and technology and learn something new today.

IM Blog -- Read About.com IM Blog
Want to learn more about IM clients? Check out my IM blog and learn more about IM at About.com.

Twitter -- Learn More About Tweeting and Twitter
Want to learn more about Twitter and current technology trends? Check out our library of Twitter articles and more.

IM Products -- Reviews, Articles About IM Products
Looking for exciting IM products? Check out reviews and articles about IM products and gadgets.

24im - How to Use 24im
Want to learn how to use 24im business IM client? Check out our illustrated tutorials for the 24im business IM client and get started today.

Advanced IM
Ready to explore more about your instant messenger? This section covers more advanced features and extras anyone can take advantage of to enhance the user experience.

IM for Business - Commercial Uses for Instant Messaging
While instant messaging can be a personal means of communicating, more and more businesses are harnessing the power of IM in their commerce activities. This catalog of articles and resources can help small and large businesses discover how to make IM work for their needs.

IM for Mac - Instant Messaging for Apple Computers
As with a bevy of other applications and services, instant messengers aren't a Windows-only club! Mac users can also join in all the IM action through our special section tailored just for them!

IM for New Users - How to Get Started Instant Messaging
After downloading your instant messenger and choosing your screenname, the next step is to learn how to perform the most basic but essential tasks with your software: sending an IM, and, of course, adding new friends to your buddy list.

IM Safety - Protecting Yourself on Instant Messenger
While instant messaging is a great means for communicating and sharing with friends and family, it can also become a medium for havoc on your personal information and your computer. This library will teach users how to protect themselves and their computer hardware from malicious viruses and predators online.

IM Resources - IM Articles and Tools
From learning new ways to use your instant messenger to reading about IM statistics, research and articles of interest, this collection of resources is a perfect spot for any IM aficionado.

Chatrooms and Webcam Chat Resources and Guides
Chatrooms are great places to meet new friends online. Check out our top picks for best chatrooms on the Internet, plus webcam chat and more.

Adding Friends in Windows Live Messenger - How to Add Contacts
Want to add a new friend to your Windows Live Messenger list? This handy, step-by-step guide will show you how!

Add Your Friend's Information
Want to add a new friend to your Windows Live Messenger list? This handy, step-by-step guide will show you how!

Yahoo Mail – Sending IMs in Yahoo Mail
While many send IMs with Yahoo Messenger, did you know you can also now chat with Yahoo Mail? Learn how to use Yahoo Mail’s embedded IM client and start sending IMs with Yahoo Mail today.

Yahoo Mail – Sending IMs in Yahoo Mail
While many send IMs with Yahoo Messenger, did you know you can also now chat with Yahoo Mail? Learn how to use Yahoo Mail’s embedded IM client and start sending IMs with Yahoo Mail today.

Google Talk -- Send Voicemail in Google Talk
Have a lot to say to a Google Talk contact? Send them a voicemail with Google Talk and they'll be able to listen to you in your own voice in Gmail.

Google Talk -- Send Voicemail in Google Talk
Have a lot to say to a Google Talk contact? Send them a voicemail with Google Talk and they'll be able to listen to you in your own voice in Gmail.

Yahoo Messenger -- Make Free Calls on Yahoo Messenger
Want to make free PC-to-PC calls on Yahoo Messenger? Yahoo Messenger users can now make unlimited, free PC-to-PC calls to all their favorite Yahoo Messenger contacts.

Yahoo Messenger -- Make Free Calls on Yahoo Messenger
Want to make free PC-to-PC calls on Yahoo Messenger? Yahoo Messenger users can now make unlimited, free PC-to-PC calls to all their favorite Yahoo Messenger contacts.

Yahoo Messenger -- Make Free Calls on Yahoo Messenger
Want to make free PC-to-PC calls on Yahoo Messenger? Yahoo Messenger users can now make unlimited, free PC-to-PC calls to all their favorite Yahoo Messenger contacts.

Google Talk -- About Google Talk
Google Talk is one of America's most popular IM clients. Google Talk users can now use webcam and audio chat in Gmail and Google Talk.

Windows Live Messenger -- About Windows Live Messenger
Windows Live Messenger is the second most popular IM client in America. Windows Live Messenger users can now IM with Yahoo! Messenger users on Windows Live Messenger 2009.

AIM -- Chat with AIM
AIM is one of the most popular IM clients in America. Download AIM for free and get started with free IM, webcam chat, AIM chatrooms and more.

Yahoo Messenger -- IM with Yahoo Messenger
Yahoo! Messenger is the third largest IM program in the world. With Yahoo! Messenger 9.0, Yahoo! Messenger users can now IM with Windows Live Messenger users.

Yahoo Messenger -- Make Free Calls on Yahoo Messenger
Want to make free PC-to-PC calls on Yahoo Messenger? Yahoo Messenger users can now make unlimited, free PC-to-PC calls to all their favorite Yahoo Messenger contacts.

Yahoo Messenger -- Running Call Assistant on Yahoo Messenger
Using Yahoo Messenger's PC-to-PC or PC-to-Phone calling feature for the first time? Yahoo Messenger users will want to run the call assistant the first time you place a call.

Yahoo Messenger -- Make Free Calls on Yahoo Messenger
Want to make free PC-to-PC calls on Yahoo Messenger? Yahoo Messenger users can now make unlimited, free PC-to-PC calls to all their favorite Yahoo Messenger contacts.

IM Clients -- Single-Protocol IM Clients
Single-protocol IM clients allow IM users the ability to chat with contacts on a single IM network.

Sending Buddy Chat Invitations in AIM -- Chat Rooms in AIM
Want to chat with more than one friend at a time in AOL Instant Messenger? This easy-to-use, illustrated guide will prompt you through the process of creating a Buddy Chat room.

Invite Friends to an AIM Buddy Chat -- Chat Rooms in AIM
Want to chat with more than one friend at a time in AOL Instant Messenger? This easy-to-use, illustrated guide will prompt you through the process of creating a Buddy Chat room.

AIM Voice Chat -- Invite Buddy in AIM
The Voice Chat feature on AIM allows AIM users to send and receive free audio “messages” from AIM Buddies around the world.

AIM Voice Chat -- Open a Chat in AIM
The Voice Chat feature on AIM allows AIM users to send and receive free audio “messages” from AIM Buddies around the world.

AIM Voice Chat -- How to Use AIM
The Voice Chat feature on AIM allows AIM users to send and receive free audio “messages” from AIM Buddies around the world.

How to Create a Buddy Chat in AIM -- Chat Rooms in AIM
Want to chat with more than one friend at a time in AOL Instant Messenger? This easy-to-use, illustrated guide will prompt you through the process of creating a Buddy Chat room.

Welcome to Buddy Chat in AIM -- Chat Rooms in AIM
Want to chat with more than one friend at a time in AOL Instant Messenger? This easy-to-use, illustrated guide will prompt you through the process of creating a Buddy Chat room.

AIM Voice Chat -- Using Voice Chat in AIM
The Voice Chat feature on AIM allows AIM users to send and receive free audio “messages” from AIM Buddies around the world.

Yuuguu -- Review of IM Client, Conference Tool Yuuguu
Yuuguu boasts about its ability to connect people with IM and its low-cost conference tools. But, does Yuuguu live up to the hype? Find out what About.com Guide Brandon De Hoyos says in his Yuuguu review.

Brosix Public Review -- IM Review for Brosix Public
Want to know what About.com's Guide to IM thought about the Brosix Public IM Client? Read our review of Brosix Public and find out if our reviewer thought it compared with other top IMs.

iChat for Windows and Alternatives
Looking for iChat for Windows? Check out our 5 iChat for Windows alternatives.

Greyson Chance Buddy Icons -- IM Icons Greyson Chance
Looking for Greyson Chance Buddy Icons? Get IM Buddy Icons of YouTube Singing Sensation Greyson Chance on About.com. Page 2.

Greyson Chance Buddy Icons -- IM Icons Greyson Chance
Looking for Greyson Chance Buddy Icons? Get IM Buddy Icons of YouTube Singing Sensation Greyson Chance on About.com.

Download Jack'd App for Android
Meet gay men for friendship and fun with the Jack'd Android app. Install the free download in seconds.

Jack'd Android Download - How to Install the App to Your Device
Jack'd is an app for adult gay men which allows users to meet guys locally and around the world for friendships and fun.

Jack'd Android Terms of Service - Your Rights and Information Privacy
Find out what you are agreeing to when you accept the Jack'd Android app terms of service.

How to Sign In to Jack'd on Android Devices
Get your free Jack'd for Android account and login to meet gay men on iPhone and other Apple devices.

Illustrated Guide to How Chat Works Online
Go behind the screen to learn how chat rooms work, from connecting to sending real time messages.

How Chatrooms Work - Connecting to the Network Server
Before you can use a chatroom, your computer must connect to a chat network server first.

How Chat Works - Sending Room Commands to the Server
Your computer will send commands to the chat server, directing the server to open the room directory.

How Chatroom Messages Are Sent to All Participants
While it seems you are connected to hundreds of people at once, you can thank network servers for carrying your messages in a chatroom.

How to Download Fring for iPhone and iPod Touch
Get free voice, video and text chat with Fring's app for iPhone.

How to Launch Fring on Your iPhone, iPod Touch - Mobile Apps
Tap the Fring icon to start chatting with friends using voice and video calls, free text messaging and more.

How to Enable, Disable Fring iPhone App Notifications
Notifications for Fring's iPhone app help keep you alerted to when people message your account so you never miss a call.

Create Your Free Fring Account on iPhone, iPod Touch
Get started with free voice and video calls when you create a free Fring account on your iPhone or iPod Touch.

My Friends List on Fring App for iPhone, iPod Touch
This directory is where all your friends and colleagues can be found on Fring. Make free calls, video chats and more with these contacts, whether they have Fring or not.

Fring Call History on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
The Fring History tab shows you who you've messages and called on this app for iPhone and iPod Touch.

Fring Dialer for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad - Mobile Apps
The Fring dialer is how you make calls on this iPhone app to friends and family.

Fring Profile for iPhone, iPod Touch - Mobile Apps
Your profile is where you share information about yourself to other Fring users.

Fring More Tab on iPhone, iPod Touch - Mobile Apps
Press the

Discover the Features on the Badoo Android App
Learn about all the functions and features on Badoo's Android app and start meeting new friends and dates in your area today.

Badoo Search on Android, iPod Touch - Meet New Friends and Dates
Meet new buddies and romantic partners using Badoo search on your Android device.

Play the Encounters Game on Badoo for Android, iPod Touch
Meet new dates and people to hang out with when you play the Encounters game on Badoo for Android devices.

How to Check Messages on Badoo for Android
Your messages folder is where all your Badoo conversations are delivered and stored. Find out how to use your inbox to send and receive IMs.

Adding a Badoo Member to Favorites on the Android App
Making another Badoo user a favorite on your Android device is a great way to keep track of who you would like to hang out with or date.

How to View Badoo Profile Visitors on Android
The visitors' list on your Badoo Android app shows you the most recent members to check out your profile.

How to Send Messages on Badoo for Android
Engage new friends and possible dates in a chat conversation on Badoo with your Android device. Learn how to instant message here.

How to Use Your Badoo Profile on Android, iPod Touch
Check out your profile on Badoo for Android and make a good first impression before new local friends and dates.

Getting Started on the Badoo Chat Site
Register to use the Badoo chat and social networking site, and start meeting new people online in minutes. Includes instructions for Badoo for Android, iPhone and mobile web services.

How to Complete Your Badoo Registration
Once you have registered for a free account on Badoo, there is one additional step to complete your membership.

Getting Started on Badoo - A Beginner's Guide to the Chat Site
Once your Badoo registration is complete, you are ready to begin using the chat and social networking site to find friends already on the service and new friends alike.

Making New (and Old) Friends on Badoo
Once your Badoo registration is complete, you can start making new and old friends on the chat and social networking site.

How to Sign In to Badoo with Facebook Authentication - Beginner's Tutorial
Learn how to use Facebook authentication to sign in to Badoo chat and social networking service.

How to Sign Out of Badoo for iPhone, iPod Touch - Instant Messaging Tutorial
Need help signing out of Badoo for iPhone or iPod Touch? Learn where to find and how to sign out of the app and prevent receiving any other messages until you log in again.

Download Badoo for iPhone to Meet New People
Want to meet new friends or dates on iPhone? Download Badoo for iPhone, create a profile and start meeting new people in your area or wherever you are with your iPhone and iPod Touch devices.