Official AIM App Brings Facebook Chat with It

We finally have an official AIM app for Android. The popular instant message service launched its app this week with a special surprise. It comes with Facebook Chat integration, which is something Facebook for Android lacked. The Facebook part is still in beta testing and you need to download AIM to your computer to get fb Chat to your device. So far it works great. When you update your AIM status, it gives you the option to update you facebook as well.

Features Include:

  • Send and receive messages with your buddies instantly
  • Real time updates of your buddies’ status and availability
  • Fling support for switching between conversations
  • Update your status, post to your Lifestream and also cross post to any synced Facebook or Twitter accounts
  • Facebook chat support so you can chat with your Facebook friends
  • Portrait and Landscape support
  • Supports 1.5, 1.6. 2.0, 2.1 Android OS

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3 Comments

  1. doel
    July 17, 18:35 Reply

    thanks for your sharing. great post! like this :p

  2. Phil4
    January 26, 14:00 Reply

    Check ReChat (facebook chat for android): http://refineandroid.doodlekit.com/
    – multiple accounts;
    – plain/bubble views. Customize avatar/font sizes.
    – font packs (download separate apk to keep memory).
    – full Unicode support;
    – customize income message notification: default sound/your sound file, LED, vibration, status bar notification.
    – chat history. Export (email) selected messages, open chat messages, whole history for a contact, whole history for all contacts. Archive attachment with 7zip.

    Facebook features:
    – all non-chat permissions are revoked, customize period.
    – upload image (several share options)
    – send image to a contact (private wall post).
    – send message to a contact (as a private event or private wall post).
    – set status message.

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