TITLE

Facebook IM to Rival AOL, Yahoo, Microsoft

AUTHOR(S)
Sadighi, Lalee
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;3/19/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Facebook will soon offer members instant messaging. The social-networking site announced that the feature would be available to the community's estimated 67 million members. Facebook's chat, an imbedded feature within the web site, will likely benefit from its ease of use because it does not require a download. This could allow it to better challenge the instant-messaging services offered by AOL, Microsoft, or Yahoo, which require a download.
ACCESSION #
36876199

 

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