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Best iPad social apps

Best iPad social apps

By 1 January 2012

Social networking apps get better on the big screen. While the mobile experience is great for that untethered, out and about, live streaming and discovery social existence and perfect for creating content, there's an equally great pleasure in switching... >>

AIM integrates Facebook Chat

AIM integrates Facebook Chat

By 10 February 2010

AOL appears to be testing the addition of Facebook Chat support to its instant messaging client. The company is offering preview builds that have the support in, but a full announcement hasn't happened yet. While we wait for that, AOL Mail has integrated... >>

AIM adds Twitter and Facebook publishing

AIM adds Twitter and Facebook publishing

By 8 September 2009

At the start of July, AOL's Instant Messaging client AIM added the ability to view your Facebook and Twitter update stories in inverse chronological order within the software client. However, at the time it was a one-way trip for your data. AIM was happy... >>

AOL's AIM adds lifestream

AOL's AIM adds lifestream

By 7 July 2009

We don't hear a lot from AOL's instant messenger client, AIM, these days. Once upon a time it was the platform of choice, with MSN Messenger, for chatting to your friends, but that's been superseded by Facebook and Twitter. Well, AOL's fighting back.... >>

AOL completes Bebo buy-out

AOL completes Bebo buy-out

By 19 May 2008

AOL has just completed its $850 million acquisition of social networking website Bebo. The site, statistically one of the most popular such properties in the UK, will become part of AOL's new People Networks business unit that also incorporates AIM, ICQ... >>