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Internet & Online Service Messaging
AOL Instant Messenger, (AIM): www.aol.com
Though owned by AOL, ICQ continues to maintain its own branding and feature
Microsoft (MSN) Messenger
PC, PC to mobile and video messaging. News, traffic, weather alerts.
Integrates with most of the large messaging networks.
Popular multiple service chat client. Integrates with most of the large
messaging networks, allowing for single user interface across multiple
Web Based Messaging
PC, PC to mobile and video messaging
Web based chat clients for individual web sites.
Antepo AcceptT and PresenceWareT
Messaging server allowing for custom development and cross messaging to
Product acts as a proxy for any instant messaging traffic from the usual
top providers. Allows companies to monitor and control IM traffic within
Combines security software with instant messaging feature called LanTalk;
which does not required a connection to the Internet.
IBM Lotus Sametime
Messaging plus various collaborative tools. White board, file sharing,
Instant Communications Server (ICS) product using emerging communications
Other Tools & Ideas for Instant Messaging
Encrypts AOL, MSN and Yahoo traffic.
Tips and Ideas for what to do if you believe you have become the victim
of online harassment.