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Tens of millions of Americans use "instant messenger" programs to communicate at work. It's like e-mail, only faster. Get ready for the next development in the form — video instant messaging. Some randy Internet users have already found it to be extremely useful in pursuit of one of society's oldest forms of communication. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.