Recent Examples of instant messaging from the Web
But advocates worry whether enough millennials like Ms. Dennis, who prefers instant messaging, know how to mail a letter.
At the same time, Facebook adopted instant messaging by adding Facebook Messenger, another AIM wannabe, to its social network.
The images are still on the spacecraft, so Church is monitoring its data from her computer—one of a dozen on the table, some open, some closed—and instant messaging her colleagues at Lockheed Martin in Denver for the status of the downlink.
Long before messaging superseded talking as our primary mode of communication — long before MSN Messenger and G-Chat, BBM, and iMessenger — AIM was the instant messaging forum on which to see and be seen.
Launched in 1997, AIM was the instant messaging platform of the Internet's golden years, spawning an entire new dialect of chatspeak that remains with us today.
Happily for all, the advent of instant messaging means May has easier ways of seeking advice.
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INSTANT MESSAGING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of instant messaging for English Language Learners
: a system for sending messages quickly over the Internet from one computer to another computer
INSTANT MESSAGING Defined for Kids
Definition of instant messaging for Students
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