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Advanced IM Features: Going Beyond the IM Box

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!
  1. AIM (7)
  2. Facebook Chat (6)
  3. Google Talk (14)
  4. ICQ (8)
  5. Pidgin (2)
  6. Windows Live Messenger (4)
  7. Yahoo! Messenger (8)
  8. Yuuguu (2)
  9. eBuddy Web Messenger (5)

Best Free Chat Rooms on IM
Meet new people, find romance or love, or chat with new local friends using the six best chat rooms and webcam chats on the Internet.

Chat Rooms for Teenagers -- Your Favorite Chat Rooms for Teenagers
Which chat room for teenagers is the best? Voice your opinion and help others find the best chat rooms for teenagers on the Internet.

Recording Audio Chats on IM
Want to record your audio chats on IM? This guide will introduce you to four of the best audio chat recorders available for IM.

The Best Chat Rooms for Teenagers
While chat rooms for teenagers are plenty on the Internet, some are better than others. Check out our picks for best chat rooms for teenagers.

How to Add Facebook Chat to Nimbuzz
Want to add Facebook Chat to Nimbuzz? Learn how to add your Facebook Chat account to your Nimbuzz buddy list in this step-by-step, illustrated tutorial.

Meet New Friends in Meebo Rooms
Meet new friends and more in free Meebo chat rooms.

What is #ff?
What is #ff? Curious Twitter users and Average Joes alike can learn what is #ff with this handy little guide.

The Best of Follow Friday (#ff) on Twitter
Each Follow Friday, About.com's Guide to IM (@imguide) presents Twitter's best and brightest. Come learn what #ff means, and find out what makes these Twitter users a top pick for Follow Friday of the Week.

How to Find Online OkCupid Users
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.

Find Your Facebook Chat History
Want to access your Facebook Chat history? From moderate access on your profile to free Facebook Chat log applications, we're exploring all the ways to read your Facebook Chat history.

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