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Google and AOL Provide Smooth Chat Operations
Posted By Sonya Donaldson On May 23, 2011 @ 8:19 am In Blogging and Social Media,Internet and Online Business | No Comments
AOL and Google have made it easier for AIM and Google Talk users to communicate. There is now “complete interoperability” among AIM, Gmail and Google Talk, says Ben Parr at Mashable. Although Google no longer lets users sign in via AIM, they do let you add AIM contacts to Gmail. They also provide an import tool to ease the process. AIM users can send messages to their Google contacts and vice versa. And this works no matter what chat client they use.
This functionality can’t come soon enough for users–and for both companies. With the growth of Facebook’s FbChat and Microsoft’s recent purchase of Skype (with 500 million users), AOL and Google will to keep rolling out ease-of-use features to keep the competition at bay.
Read more at Mashable .
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