on Fri 25 Sep 2009 (18:17 GMT) (13189 views)
- Integration with social networking websites i.e. Facebook
- Bigger display pictures by default
- Tabbed chatting (we've heard this one before)
- A clean up of the program's UI design
- Fix server issues where messages become undelivered
- More customisable toast alerts
- The ability to choose which side of the conversation display pictures appear on
- The option to turn off cleartype font rendering
You can see our list of wanted features from many months ago. From what I've noticed the list is not concerned with big new features, but minor tweaks to enchant what appears to be a rich IM experience. However, I always felt Windows Live Messenger 2009 was about that anyway. Nevertheless Microsoft needs to bring something unique to the table in order to get out of the rather piecemeal updates we have seen since the beginning of Windows Live Messenger.
As ever please drop a comment with your ideas, you never know who is reading.
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