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Meebo is a web service that allows users to access several IM (instant messaging) programs from a single webpage. You can think of it as an online messenger program which can simultaneously connect to:

  • Msn Messenger
  • Yahoo Messenger
  • AIM / ICQ
  • Jabber / Gtalk

Meebo has nicely designed and user friendly interface which makes it look very similar to other desktop messengers. As long as you are on broadband you should not feel any speed difference between Meebo and other desktop messengers like Yahoo messenger or MSN. I have tested it out on 128 kbs (which is very low) broadband connection and did not expereince any lag. I did not try it on dial up but can tell you for sure that it is not a good idea.

I find Meebo very helpful when I am travelling or acces web from somewhere other than home. I can easily access all IM programs in one window from any place as long as there is internet connection. Otherwise, I would still give the preference to the locally installed IM programs, but that’s just my thing. However if you prefer an extra browser window instead of 3,4 separate IM programs running on the background then Meebo is for you. Plus it will take some load off you memory.

Some worth mentioning features include:

    (1) Login with one user ID (meebo account) and access all of your mssaging accounts simultaneously.

    (2) Rename your contacts as you want them them to appear on your Buddy list. I have more then 100 contacts and it is quite annoying when people change their nicks very often. With this feature you decide what name will appear for any of your contacts.

    (3) Access chat history for any of your contacts online.

    (4) Some of the popular all-in-one home page services like Netvibes What is Netvibes ? What is Netvibes ? Read More (my favorite) lallow you to inegrate Meebo directly into your home page. This way you can access all IM programs right from your Netvibes page.

That’s all I got for Meebo. There are bunch of other similar services available as well, some of which I may review in the future. Drop me a line if you think there is something better.

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  1. anon
    November 28, 2008 at 10:07 am

    givin an opinio in think that guple interacts in way let you be in touch with cool stuff iwth your friends

  2. kirsten
    April 9, 2008 at 9:17 am

    hii meebo is totaly blocked

  3. Aibek
    November 5, 2007 at 5:15 pm

    Just look through comments, there leare a bunch less popular f messengers that work even behind company firewalls.

  4. Jayleeanne
    November 5, 2007 at 11:31 am

    yoo man can you make a chat site that isnt blocked from our schools or somthing
    cuz i really want to go on chats man
    msn♥ plz....=]

  5. tiago
    October 31, 2007 at 4:33 am

    also other option for a webmessenger, and if you have other messengers blocked, but with lot more options of social networking is MingleWorld

  6. WebDrops
    October 11, 2007 at 12:15 am

    I have tried out meebo and really enjoy the service.... what i like about it is... Pop & embedded both messengers our allowed (embedded messenger can be changed to pop messenger using pop out Icon) where as in ebuddy u just need to use the Pop UI and yes i just love its widgets :)

  7. Aibek
    October 10, 2007 at 8:02 am

    @ Dorina

    Challenging and Additctive Web Games

    Maybe this will help ;-)

  8. dorina
    October 10, 2007 at 1:35 am

    thank you for the tip AIBEK

    nothing works but one which is not allowed to connect so..... no use....

    work will be boring now....

  9. Aibek
    October 9, 2007 at 8:17 am

    @ Dorina

    Check out some of the other messengers, I am sure at least one of them should work.

  10. dorina
    October 9, 2007 at 6:10 am

    can you give me a site that is not blovked from companys firewall

    apparently they somehow found it through cookies and blocked ang that comes from an instant messaging web page

    meebo, koolim, ebuddy, msn

    is there ang else?

  11. Steven
    September 17, 2007 at 12:58 pm

    Koolim is blocked too

  12. Steven
    September 17, 2007 at 12:57 pm

    Give us a site that isn't blocked Jesse

  13. anonymous
    April 26, 2007 at 3:46 pm

    Koolim is a web messenger which enables you to access MSN, Yahoo, AIM, ICQ.
    MSN web messenger may be blocked on your company firewall so KoolIM is an alternative to consider

  14. Aibek esengulov
    September 23, 2006 at 8:08 am

    looks good, thanks Jesse

  15. Jesse
    September 23, 2006 at 7:53 am

    especially if meebo is blocked :)

  16. Jesse
    September 23, 2006 at 7:51 am

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