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How to Signup and Start Chatting with Nimbuzz
Want to get a new Nimbuzz account? Learn how to sign up for a new Nimbuzz account.
Top 8 Free Webcam Sites
Looking for free webcam sites? Check out my picks for the top 8 places to chat online with your webcam and microphone.
How to Use Yahoo! Chat
Discover a bounty of new friends and chat experiences in Yahoo! Chat.
How to Sign In to Google Talk's IM Client
Ready to experience Google Talk? Learn how to sign in to the Google Talk IM client and start IMing the Google way.
Top 10 Screen Name Generators on the Web
Looking for a great screen name generator? Check out my top picks for the 10 best screen name generator sites on the Web.
Need Help Singing into eBuddy Light? Here's How...
The eBuddy Lite login is the first thing mobile users will see when launching this mobile web instant messenger.
How to Register for Badoo
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.
The 8 Guys You Meet on Grindr (And Other Gay...
There are lots of guys on gay apps, but few categories worth dating. Learn about the 8 types of men you're likely to encounter.
What You Need to Know to Get Started with...
Chat with friends on Google Talk right from your computer's desktop.
A Simple Guide to Installing and Using Facebook...
Want to turn off Facebook Chat on your iPhone or iPod? Learn how to go offline on your Facebook app with this brief illustrated tutorial. Page 5.
Top 10 IM Clients for Facebook Chat
Looking for a good IM client to use Facebook Chat off the site? Go beyond the social network and your web browser and check out these recommendations for the best IM clients for Facebook Chat.
How to Sign In to Windows Live Messenger
Ready to sign up for Windows Live Messenger? In this illustrated tutorial, learn how to sign up for an account and how to use the Windows Live Messenger sign in.
How to Use OkCupid IM
Need help with the OkCupid instant messenger? Learn how to use all the OkCupid IM features in this brief illustrated tutorial.
How to Sign Out of Facebook Messenger
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. Page 6.
Are You Using one of Top 12 Free Private Chat...
Looking for a free private chat room? Check out 12 free private chat room providers to create chatrooms and communicate with friends and family.
Free Nimbuzz Download for Windows OS
Get the latest free Nimbuzz download. Start chatting with friends and family with your free Nimbuzz download.
How to Sign-In to Yahoo 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.
Jack'd Stands Out Among the Crowded Gay Apps...
Whether you want to meet for friends or for fun, Jack'd is the finest gay app available to smartphone users today.
What is Badoo?
Want to meet new people? Badoo is a chat and social networking site for people looking for new friends and potential dates. Free to join and always exciting. Learn more about Badoo in this beginner's guide.
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.
Where to Find AIM Chat Rooms
Looking for your AIM Chat Rooms? AOL has moved your favorite AIM Chat Rooms from its website and AIM client to AOL Desktop. Learn where to find AIM chat rooms with this handy tutorial.
Sign Up for a Free eBuddy Account
Are you an eBuddy user yet? Sign up for a free eBuddy account.
Download Badoo for Android
Learn how to download Badoo for Android, create your new profile and start meeting people and dates for free in your area on your Android device.
Download Google Plus for iPhone
Want to view or upload photos with Google Plus for iPhone and iPod Touch? Learn how to access these features on your device in our illustrated tutorial for instant messaging users. Page 8.
How to Access AirG Chat on the Computer
Browse profiles and talk with AirG Chat users on your computer with this simple tutorial. W
How to Use Facebook Chat's Emoticons
Convey feelings and add context to your instant messages with these 26 Facebook Chat emoticons.
How to Download Yahoo Messenger 9.0 in 9 Easy...
Find the old version of Yahoo Messenger 9.0 for download to your Windows PC for free.
Top Instant Messenger Chat Rooms
Chat with new people, find romance or love, or meet new local friends using these IM-based chatrooms.
Chat Rooms for Moms and Parents
Looking to chat with other moms? Check out the top 7 Mom chat rooms.
How to Find Chatrooms on Yahoo Messenger 11.5
Meet new friends and discuss a variety of topics with Messenger's Yahoo Chat feature.
Top 12 Web Messengers
Web messengers are a great way to keep in touch without a download, but, which one is best? Check out my picks for the top 12 web messengers online.
Download Facebook Chat for Android
Get your own free Facebook Chat download for your Android phone or device and start sending instant messages with the Facebook Messages app.
How to Add Accounts to Messages for Mac
Messages for Mac includes support for Google Talk accounts, allowing you to send and receive instant messages with friends using Gtalk. Learn how to add this and other IM accounts in this illustrated tutorial. Page 6.
Compare Skype Premium and Skype Free Services
Are the Skype Premium features worth the cost? Learn more about the differences between the premium version and Skype Free before your sign up.
Badoo Credits: How to Buy, Earn Your Super Powers
What is a Badoo Credit? What are Super Powers? Learn more about them and how both can lead to meeting more people on the Badoo chat and social networking service.
How to Find Online OkCupid Users
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.
Signing In to AIM on AIM Mail
AIM Mail now features IM in your email inbox. Sign in to AIM in your AIM Mail.
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.
Google Adds Free PC-to-Phone Voice Chat to Plus
Did you know you can call friends on their phones from Google Plus Hangouts? Learn how to make free audio calls and chat with contacts in this Google Plus tutorial.
What Does the 42 Facebook Emoticon Mean?
Ever wonder what the 42 Facebook emoticon means? Learn the story behind the 42 Facebook emotion and all the ways in which you can use this little icon.
Having Problems with Facebook Chat? Here's the...
Is Facebook Chat not working properly? Unfortunately, Facebook Chat problems are common and can get pretty annoying for people who like to chat with their friends online. Learn how to combat Facebook Chat problems with these spot on solutions.
How to Delete Facebook Chat History
Learn how to delete Facebook Chat history from your instant messaging windows with this simple tip.
How to Download Kik for iPhone, iPod and iPad...
Chat with friends, send YouTube videos and more when you download Kik to your Apple device.
Facebook Chat Tips and Tricks
Connect with social network friends with instant messages and video on Facebook Chat.
Where Can I Find Yahoo Chat Rooms with Real...
Want to find Yahoo chat rooms with real people? While navigating through all the bots can be tricky, you can still find real people in these Yahoo chat rooms.
Get Audio, Video Chat in Gmail
Google Talk users can now enjoy video and audio chat in Gmail with a free Gmail Audio/Video Plugin.
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 Block Users on Facebook Chat
Need to turn off Facebook Chat, blocking all incoming messages? Learn how to block messages from all Facebook Chat users in just two simple steps. Page 2.
Badoo Online Guide for Beginners
Learn how to find friends and romance partners with Badoo search. Page 4.
What's Inside Yahoo Chat Rooms
What's inside the Yahoo Chat rooms directory? If you are new to Yahoo Chat, learn what you'll find in the Yahoo Chat rooms directory in this illustrated guide.
How to Download Kik for Android Devices
Start chatting with friends! Sign up for a free Kik account to connect now. Page 3.
How to Find IM Chat Logs 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.
All About Nimbuzz IM Client
Want to learn more about Nimbuzz? Discover the exciting IM experience Nimbuzz offers on Windows, Mac and mobile.
What is #ff on Twitter?
What is #ff on Twitter? Curious Twitter users and Average Joes alike can learn what is #ff on Twitter with this handy little guide.
How to Turn Off Facebook Chat
Need to go offline on Facebook Chat? This illustrated guide will show you how.
How to Use the 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 Google+ Chat
New to Google+ and need help with chat? Check out this extensive illustrated tutorial on how to use Chat within the Google Plus social network.
Sending Free Text Messages with Gmail
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto Google Talk and send Want to send text messages free of charge?
How to Use Facebook Chat
Facebook Chat settings include the ability to prevent someone from sending you instant messages in the future, once a block is enabled. Page 7.
Connecting with Multi-Protocol IMs
Looking for multi-protocol IM clients? Check out the best multi-protocol IM clients on the Internet.
An Easy Guide to Creating Your Own Google Chat...
Use Party Chat to launch your own chat room in Google Talk.
3 Types of AirG Chat Rooms
Looking for AirG chat rooms? Learn more about the 3 types of AirG chat rooms, and how to chat with people of similar interests.
Want to Make the Most of eBuddy Web IM? Try...
Are you new to the eBuddy web messenger? Learn more about eBuddy Web, and how you can chat on all your IM accounts at once with this exciting client.
Everything You Need to Know to Start Chatting...
Get started with free voice and video calls when you create a free Fring account on your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Free Chat Rooms on Mig33
Looking for Mig33's free chat rooms? Don't miss the exciting free chat rooms on Mig33.
Sending Tweets on Twitter
Confused about how to use Twitter? Learn more about Twitter lingo and more, codes and more to make tweeting easy!
10 Benefits of Badoo Super Powers
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Windows Live Messenger Tips and Tricks
New to Windows Live Messenger? Whether you have been using Windows Live Messenger for years or are just getting started, these top tips and tricks will have you mastering Messenger in no time.
Sexting Laws in the United States
Looking for sexting laws and consequences? Our list of federal and state laws spell out punishments for sexting crimes.
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.
Download Badoo for iPhone
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. Page 8.
How to Create a Screen Name
From screen name generators to creating lists of your three favorite things, come read and share ideas for how to create the perfect screen name.
Delete Your Kik Account on Android
Removing Kik from your Android device and deleting your account takes just a few steps.
Need to Download Yahoo Instant Messenger 11?...
Want to download Yahoo Messenger 11 to your PC? Learn how to get the latest Messenger download in this illustrated tutorial.
How to Clear Facebook Chat
Need to clean up your Facebook Chat IMs? This handy illustrated guide will show you how!
Tips and Tricks: Yahoo Chat
Need help with Yahoo Chat? Whether you are a beginner or veteran chatter, you will find the latest hints, tips and tricks for Yahoo Chat right here.
Is This the Best Free Mobile Messenger App?
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.
Falling In Love with a Scam Artist
One woman's harrowing story of falling in love with an Internet scam artist from Nigeria.
Where Can I Get iChat for Windows?
Looking for iChat for Windows? Check out our 5 iChat for Windows alternatives.
Have an LG Phone? Download This IM Client Right...
Ready to download eBuddy for your LG device? Learn how to get eBuddy LG on your mobile device.
Everything You Need to Know about Yahoo Instant...
Want to learn more about Yahoo Messenger? Check out our library on Yahoo Messenger and how you can use this IM client to meet new friends!
How to Send IMs in Gmail
Want to learn how to send IMs and launch webcam chats in Gmail? Now you can use Gmail to send IMs and more as easily as Google Talk users do.
Use Skype to Contact Facebook Friends
Want to use Skype on Facebook? While you aren't able to use Facebook and Skype with a web browser, users can Skype Facebook friends and access their Facebook Wall with ease.
Meet New Buddies in AIM Chat Rooms
Meet new friends in AIM Chat Rooms and talk about a variety of topics.
Sending Free Text Messages from Windows Live...
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto Windows Live Messenger and send unlimited free text messages today.
eBuddy Mobile for Beginners
Want to download an eBuddy Mobile client? Learn about the 4 types of eBuddy Mobile clients, and which one will best fit your mobile IM needs, including eBuddy for iPhone, Android, mobile phones and web-based mobile clients.
How to @Mention on Your Facebook Status
Want to mention friends in your Facebook status? Adding @ mentions similar to Twitter is easy to add in your Facebook status.
How to Edit Your Facebook Chat Options
Learn more about the four settings users can change in Facebook Chat. Page 2.
Download Yahoo Messenger for Android
Learn how to download Yahoo Messenger for Android phones and devices for free in this illustrated, step-by-step tutorial.
Meet New Friends with ICQ Chat Rooms
Looking for exciting chat rooms? Look no further than ICQ. Check out the ICQ chat rooms and meet new people today!
Is The Slap Mobile Real?
Sign Up to Get on The Slap Mobile with Tori Vega and friends from Hollywood Arts.
Looking for a Free Chat Client on Mac? Try...
Discover a bounty of new friends and chat experiences in Yahoo! Chat. Learn how to find free Yahoo Chat Rooms on Yahoo Messenger for Mac.
Yahoo Web Messenger: IM Without Downloading...
Want to use Yahoo Messenger without downloading the IM client? Check out Yahoo Web Messenger, designed especially for Yahoo Messenger users.
Free AIM Chat Download
Looking for AIM Chat? With less demand, AOL has moved AIM Chat exclusively onto AOL Desktop 10.1. Learn how to get your free AIM Chat download with this illustrated tutorial.
Guide to Smileys on Facebook Chat
Are you looking for all the smileys on Facebook Chat? This guide to Facebook Chat emoticons will show those dedicated to making faces how to get the most smileys on Facebook Chat.
The Awesome Social Network You Didn't Know...
Meet new friends, find dates and play games on your mobile phone with AirG.
How to Use Chatville Facebook App
New to the Chatville Facebook App? Learn how to use Chatville on Facebook with friends, family and strangers.
Yahoo! for SMS Makes IM Mobile
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.
Tips and Tricks: Yahoo Messenger for the Web
Looking for a Yahoo Messenger web client? Users can find an online solution for use behind firewalls at school or work with Yahoo Messenger for the Web.
8 Free Text Messaging Services, Apps
Want free text messaging? Here are 8 ways to send and receive free text messages on your iPhone or mobile device.
AirG Chat
What is AirG Chat? Learn more about the AirG Chat Mobile IM Chat.
Make Free International Calls with Google Talk
Looking to place free PC-to-phone calls on Google Talk? Take advantage of free VoIP services for Google Talk with Gtalk-to-VoIP.
300+ Emoticons for Instant Messaging
This library of emoticons for every IM client will teach you over 300+ smileys you can use while instant messaging.
Chat Roulette Nothing More Than Pornographic Romp
Chat Roulette promises fast connections and new friends, but our review finds it offers a more seedy web cam community than advertised.
How to Add Contacts to Nimbuzz
Need to add contacts to Nimbuzz? Learn how to add new contacts to your Nimbuzz Buddy List.
All About Gtalk
Want to learn more about Gtalk? Check out our All About Gtalk IM Client Guide.
Facebook Engineer: 1 Billion IMs Sent Daily
Sent a Facebook Chat IM lately? If you did, you just contributed to Facebook Chat's 1 billion IMs-per-day statistic.
Are You Choosing the Right eBuddy Messaging...
Ready to get your own eBuddy Mobile download? Learn which version is best for your phone or device and how to install the app for free.
How to Send IMs with Google Talk
Want to send IMs with Google Talk? Learn how to start sending and receiving Google Talk IMs with friends and family and discover how Google does IM.
Sending Free Text Messages with Yahoo! Messenger
Want to send text messages free of charge? Sign onto Yahoo Messenger and send unlimited free text messages today.
Reading Old 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.
SN is short for screenname. Discover how to get an SN on different IM clients and how to use your SN.
How to Use Facebook Chat Options
Want to enable Facebook Chat sounds? With this feature, users can enable a popping sound for every new Facebook Chat IM received. Page 8.
The Easy Way to Use AirG Chat on a Computer
Is the old way of getting AirG Chat on the computer not working? Learn a new, easier way to get AirG Chat on the computer.
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.
Add Extra Free Facebook Emoticons
Looking for free Facebook emoticons? Add dozens of free new Facebook emoticons to your profile.
Before You Choose an IM, Check Out Their Social...
Looking for IM clients with social networking support? Check out which IM clients support connecting to social networks.
Facebook Chat History Logger for Firefox
Want to record and view your Facebook Chat history? Learn how to log Facebook Chat history with Firefox.
Adding Contacts on Yahoo! Messenger
Once you have signed up as a Yahoo! Messenger user, ask your friends and family for their Yahoo! ID and start adding them to your Yahoo! Messenger contact list.
Popping Out Facebook Chat
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.
Wondering if There's an Adium App for Windows?...
Looking for Adium for Windows? Find an IM client like Adium for Windows today.
Installing Google Talk
Decided on trying Google Talk? This easy-to-use, step-by-step guide provides directions on how to install your new IM client.
Do You Follow Proper IM Etiquette?
Want to know the rules to IM etiquette? Based on a Facebook Group's online etiquette rules for Windows Live Messenger, these 30+ etiquette rules can help you be a great citizen of the Internet.
Download Messages for Mac
Messages will replace iChat as the native instant messaging application for Mac OS X Mountain Lion. OS X Lion users can get a sneak peek and download Messages for Mac beta using this illustrated tutorial.
When you engage in sexting, you can be held liable for your actions in a court of law.
Could Omegle Topple Chatroulette?
Omegle founder Leif K-Brooks may be helming the future of webcam chat. Check out my new interview with Omegle's chief mastermind, and why Omegle might even beat Chatroulette as the Internet's premier webcam site.
Download GROWLr for Android
Meet bears, cubs and more on Android with the Growlr gay app download.
Sexting Laws (Hawaii - Maryland)
Looking for sexting laws and consequences? Our list of federal and state laws spell out punishments for sexting crimes. Page 2.
A Beginner's Guide to Badoo for iPhone
Check out your profile on Badoo for iPhone and all you can do while meeting new friends. Page 2.
Getting Started on Windows Live Messenger
Ready to download Windows Live Messenger? This guide illustrates how to download your free Windows Live Messenger software to your PC in three easy steps. The download and installation process is simple and you can use your free Windows Live Messenger software within minutes!
Meet New Friends in Meebo Rooms
Meet new friends and more with free Meebo chat rooms.
Single-Protocol IM Clients
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. Page 5.
Top Android IM Clients
Looking for the best Android IM app for your phone or device? Compare the top Android messengers, read reviews, get free downloads and more.
How to Access AIM Chatrooms
Like AIM Chatrooms? Learn more about how to access a variety of AIM chatrooms.
Meet More People in MySpace Chat Room
Join fellow MySpace friends and users in MySpaceIM Chat Rooms.
Download eBuddy for Sony Ericsson
Ready to download eBuddy for Sony Ericsson devices? Learn how to get eBuddy for Sony Ericsson on your mobile phone with this brief tutorial.
Adding Contacts on Google Talk
Need to add new contacts on Google Talk? Adding new friends and family contacts to Google Talk is a breeze and in four little steps, you will be chatting with them soon across the Google Talk network.
Facebook Chat History Logger for Chrome
Want to record and view your Facebook Chat history? Learn how to log Facebook Chat history with Google Chrome web browser.
Can I Download eBuddy Lite Messenger?
Want to download eBuddy Lite? Learn how to get your own eBuddy Lite download on your mobile phone or device.
Launching a Google Talk Voice Call
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.
Download Yahoo Messenger for Mac
Looking for Yahoo Messenger for Mac Download? Learn how to download the latest copy of Yahoo Messenger for Mac.
Access Mig33 without a Download
Want to use Mig33 without a download to your mobile device? Sign in to the Mig33 WAP site.
What is Instant Messaging?
What is instant messaging? Start here to learn a wealth of knowledge about what IM involves, how it works and how to get on your own messenger account.
6 Facts About AIM's Privacy Policy
Are you concerned about AIM privacy? Learn about AIM privacy policies and FAQs about the terms of service.
All About AIM: America's Most Popular IM Program
AIM is America's most popular IM program. AIM programs are free and feature IM, chat rooms, webcam chat and more.
Download Skype 5.0 for Windows
Looking for the latest Skype download? Learn how to get your free Skype download for version 5.0, with access to Facebook friends.
How to 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.
Launch a Yahoo! Webcam Chat
Want friends to see your Yahoo webcam? Learn how to invite Messenger friends to view your Yahoo webcam.
Launching Free Video Chats on IM
Looking for free video chats? Check out this exciting list of free video chats on IM clients.
Setting Yahoo Availability Through Yahoo Mail
Need to stop receiving Yahoo Messenger IMs through Yahoo Mail? Sign out of Yahoo Messenger on Yahoo Mail. Page 5.

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