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Topic # 17305 20-Nov-2007 14:55
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The place I am currently employed at has blocked access to MSN and Yahoo messenger so I have not been able to use the desktop versions of these.  So - over the last little while I have been playing around with web messengers mainly ILoveIM, Meebo and e-buddy.  I have settled on e-buddy as it flashes on the tool bar when some one messages me, runs in a pop up window, allows me to log into Yahoo and MSN at the same time and displays emotcon from MSN.

Does anyone else use a web messenger?  If so - which one?  What is the good and the bad with it?

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  Reply # 96114 20-Nov-2007 18:57
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I remember doing this when I was studying at MIT.  Was great until the sysadmins found out and blocked the sites we were using Frown

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Reply # 96120 20-Nov-2007 19:43
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Does anyone else use a web messenger?  If so - which one?  What is the good and the bad with it?

I use meebo


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  Reply # 96141 20-Nov-2007 21:14
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I too used Meebo for a few years, because the bloody Admin on my home PC wouldn't install MSN. Nowadays I've discovered portable software, and I always have my 256MB USB on me, wherever I go, with portable MSN Messenger 8.5, either Firefox or Opera, and VLC. They're all extremely useful at my school, where everything's usually locked down.

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