AOL Launching Host of New AIM Services

    February 20, 2006

USA Today reports AOL is planning to launch a whole host of new services as its shift from a subscriber model to an advertising strategy.

The upgrades will come via its instant messenger client, AIM.

…building a MySpace-style network onto AOL’s market-leading instant messaging service…integrating video search from Truveo, which it bought in December…AIM “will be a full voice platform – competitive with Skype.”

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