Meebo offer Facebook like chat to other social websites


Posted by absorbation on Sat 19 Jul 2008 (10:40 GMT) (11406 views)
Meebo have announced they will provide "instant messaging in a box" to various community websites. Think of it as a kind of shoutbox, where users can chat to other users on a website with an established community. The application will be similar to Facebook chat, in the sense a small box will pop-out once clicked, showing users online, with whom you can talk to.

This is yet another great idea from the Meebo ideas factory, but I'm not currently sure who will have access to it. I believe it is open to a selected few websites, with large communities, hoping to profit from ads within the application. If the service becomes publicly available, then expect to see one here.

Source: TechCrunch


Tags:   Meebo  Social networking  Web messenger  Facebook    

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Comment by mynetx
Posted on Sun 20 Jul 2008 (10:12 GMT)
[quote=Ross]but I'm not currently sure who will have access to it[/quote]
There are 8 launch partners of Meebo Community IM. These are:

- Piczo, piczo.com
- DanceJam, dancejam.com
- Tagged, tagged.com
- Flixster, flixster.com
- sparkart, sparkart.com
- AddictingGames, addictinggames.com
- teamsugar, teamsugar.com
- myYearbook, myyearbook.com

[quote=meebo]To accommodate this tremendous scale, Meebo Community IM will launch with a staged rollout. Beginning immediately, any sites and developers can explore Meebo Community IM partnerships by contacting us at embed@meebo.com. Potential partners are encouraged to inquire today.[/quote]

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