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Today, The Meebo Bar Officially Dies

Today, The Meebo Bar Officially Dies

By Chris Crum June 6, 2013

Back in April, Google announced that it would shutting down the Meebo Bar on June 6th. That date is here, so kiss it goodbye. The message that appeared on the Meebo homepage, and remains there today, says: Five years ago, …

Meebo's Farewell Email to Its Users Meebo's Farewell Email to Its Users
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Meebo announced earlier this month that it would be shutting down in July due to its acquisition by Google. The Meebo team is now sending out email notifications to users who might not be in the know about the acquisition …

Meebo Shutting Down Its Products on July 11 Meebo Shutting Down Its Products on July 11
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One week ago it was officially announced that Google had acquired social platform and messaging service Meebo. It was unclear exactly how Meebo’s products, which include the Meebo Messenger and Meebo Bar, would be integrated with Google services, or whether …

Google Acquires Meebo, Following Rumors Google Acquires Meebo, Following Rumors
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The rumors have been going around for a month or so, but not it’s official. Google is buying Meebo. Meebo just posted the following message to its blog: We are happy to announce that Meebo has entered into an agreement …

Google May Be Close to Meebo Acquisition [RUMOR] Google May Be Close to Meebo Acquisition [RUMOR]

According to the reliable sources of All Things D, Google is involved in talks to acquire Meebo, the social platform that integrates cross-service chats as well as a social overlay for many websites. All Things D reports that the price …

Entertainment Weekly and TVGuide Go with the Meebo Bar

Meebo announced today that it has added EW.com and TVGuide.com to its list of publishers implementing the Meebo Bar. The Meebo bar is designed to let readers easily connect with the people they’re friends with on social networks. 

Meebo Gets Facebook Back
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UPDATE: Meebo has now announced that Facebook is back on. Seth at the Meebo Blog writes:

After some hard work from the folks here at Meebo and help from a whole host of people at Facebook, we now have Facebook back in Meebo.

Plus, Meebo is now the first launch partner of the “alpha” version of the Facebook Connect + Chat integration. That’s pretty cool.

Meebo Brings MySpace and Facebook Together
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Instant messaging and group chat provider Meebo is now allowing users to communicate with each other through both MySpace and Facebook IDs as well as all the other ones previously supported, like AIM, Yahoo, Google, MSN, Jabber, ICQ, etc.

Meebo and Universal to Put Fans in Touch with Musicians
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Universal Music Group and instant messaging and group chat provider Meebo have partnered up to offer an interactive experience between users and musicians. If you are not familiar with Meebo, it allows users to sign in through other services like AIM, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, and MSN Web Messenger.

Joost, Meebo Partner On Channel Chat

When watching a movie in a public theater, it’s usually best not to talk.  But when watching online videos in your own home, there’s no reason not to, and Joost and Meebo have just partnered to provide a new communication option.

Meebo iPhone Compatible

Instant messaging site meebo said today that it is iPhone compatible.

Meebo, Google Talk Gaining On AIM, MSN
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Though they have a long way to go (a really long way), instant messaging services that offer chat or multimedia chat functionalities are growing the fastest among IM providers, according to new numbers from Nielsen//NetRatings.

TechCrunch, Others Love Linux, MySQL
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A survey by Pingdom of seven heavily visited websites found plenty of Apache web servers and PHP coding on their platforms, where Linux carries the platform and MySQL handles the database needs.

Trillian Astra – Geek’s Choice for IM

Trillian is the geeks choice for IM. It allows you to use a single IM client across various platforms (AIM, Hotmail MSN, Yahoo!, and GTalk – the latter if you have the Pro edition) and have multiple identities for each.

Yahoo, Microsoft Begin IM Testing

A limited public beta test of interoperability between the instant messaging systems run by two major Internet players begins today; 350 million users of Yahoo Messenger with Voice and Windows Live Messenger will be able to communicate across the two systems.