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Instant Messaging Mayhem

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Instant Messaging Mayhem

Instant Messaging Mayhem

Instant Messaging Mayhem

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's John McChesney reports that America Online Inc. is battling to maintain its grip on one of its most popular features, instant messaging. The battle began after rivals Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo! Inc. introduced competing software and promised that users would be able to send instant messages to 40 million AOL customers as well as to members of their own instant messaging communities.

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