November 02, 2009

imo.im

"...Recently, imo.im added Facebook Chat to its list of supported IM services, which was about the only one it sorely lacked when I first wrote about the app. Now that its supports chat sessions with your Facebook friends as well, it’s more than ever a close competitor to better-known startups who offer web-based IM clients like Meebo and eBuddy Webmessenger. And it supports Skype chat in addition to the classic ones, which – correct me if I’m wrong – I have yet to see integrated in any other web-based application.

Also new in imo.im is a ‘broadcast’ feature that allows users to send free messages out to other imo.im users and a complementary photo sharing service that allows people to share images with other users across all networks. Finally, the startup is experimenting with a ‘whiteboard’ feature that enables users to work on diagrams, drawings and more with each other. Next up: perfecting the service’s search and chat history functionality..."
Continue reading : imo.im Quietly Building One Solid Multi-Network Instant Messaging App

Posted by Robin Wauters @ Techcrunch

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