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Meebo to Inject Jabber IM Into Social Networks Everywhere

Discussion in 'News' started by Echo419, July 17, 2008.

  1. Echo419

    Echo419 FS Owner

    Web instant messaging platform Meebo is announcing tonight that the company is working on a huge plan to power instant messaging on second tier social networks all around the web. While MySpace and Facebook have their own IM already, nine other social networks with respectable traffic are scheduled to add Meebo IM to their services this fall.

    It's standards based, it will bring real-time "presence" to social networks unable to invest the resources to build out the feature for themselves and it sounds like a very good idea. None the less, we do have some concerns about how much social graph, user activity and advertising data Meebo is about to get its hands on.

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