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How to use IM

Instant Messaging (IM) is a great tool for communicators. It’s quick, it’s direct, it’s interactive. You get answers fast, and you get things done swiftly. But like any tool, it has its limitations. Here are…

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Adium – Multilingual IM for Mac

Many communications professionals now regularly use Instant Messaging to correspond with clients, reporters, partners and co-workers for those one-to-one urgent matters where emails might get lost or are too slow. Since IM networks like Yahoo,…

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IM meets blogging

Typepad, the weblog hosting service for this blog, has had an overhaul this weekend. It has introduced new features for authenticating comments (TypeKey) and for bloggers to moderate trackbacks and comments. It has also increased…