August 04, 2007

"Nielsen/NetRatings is out with a new list of the fastest growing IM destinations, and the winners aren’t exactly household names…yet. The IM service that grew most in the last 10 months is instant messaging aggregator Meebo, with almost 2 million unqiue visitors in June 2007, up from 434,000 in August 2006.
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Also seeing triple-digit audience growth: IMVU, a graphical IM client that lets users personalize their IM experience with avatars. Very Second Life.

Another company in Nielsen’s top five is paltalk.com, which emphasizes video chat.

The upshot? IM has moved well beyond chat and into its multimedia phase..."
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