AIM 126.96.36.199 Beta 4
The AIM® service is all about helping you keep in touch with your buddies. Whether you're sending IMs, sharing photos or doing a voice chat we want to make it better.
- Sleek new design: New buttons, new layout, new color, new brand! Tell us what you think of our shiny gold look and the new layout.
- Profiles, profiles, profiles: Connect with your buddies like never before. Customize your profile, get updates from other social networks, and more. Now, you'll never miss an update on AIM.
- Status messages in the IM.
- :) Emoticons: You asked, we answered.
- AIM Blast: IM your friends, coworkers, or customers all at once, and all from the convenience of your Buddy List.
- More goodies: Sign in as invisible, Ctrl + F to search your Buddy List, Search the web from the IM window.
* Find out whether the friends you email are already on AIM
o We've added a first launch experience that lets you search a handful of major email services for Buddies. Also access this feature under the Buddy List set up icon > Import Buddies.
o Don't forget to complete Step 1. Enter or update your email address so your friends can find you.
o A handy look up has also been added to the Add Buddy window. Search for a single email then add the sender to your Buddy List in just a few clicks. Also access this feature under the Buddy List set up icon > Search for a Buddy.
o Manage your "searchability" anytime in Edit > Settings > Privacy.
* Follow your friends' updates and let your friends follow you
o Share what you've been doing on your favorite sites with your AIM Buddies. Add services like Twitter, Flickr and Facebook, and your Buddies will be notified when you have a new item with an icon next to your Screen Name on their Buddy List. Popular feeds like Flickr and Twitter can be set up on from Edit > Buddy Info or go straight to http://buddyupdates.com.
o Additional feeds from Facebook and MySpace can be set up from your Bebo Profile Home > Edit Lifestream.
* Experience a richer Buddy Info
o Say cheese. Personalize your Buddy Info with your best pic. Start at Edit > Buddy Info and add your favorite shot.
o Check out the design changes to the status display and additional buttons to easily add a Buddy, send a profile friend request and more.