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Create a Temporary Chat Room with Tinychat

Want a chat room without all the hassles of software, registration, and fees? Tinychat is the quick, easy, and free answer.

Digsby Brings All Your IM Networks Together

Communicate with your contacts across multiple instant messaging networks in the single Digsby IM client.

E-Mail Etiquette: Tips for Home and Work

Don't be someone who annoys friends and coworkers with inconsiderate e-mail habits.

Facebook Etiquette: 10 Rules for Better Socializing

There's no shortage of ways to irritate friends on Facebook. We'll help you avoid the etiquette pitfall with these expert tips.

Text Messaging Etiquette: To Text or Not to Text

"Don't text-message during church" and other favorites...

VoxOx Connects You to Everybody on Every Social Network--For Free

Stay in touch with all your contacts on all your services--Facebook, Twitter, and plain old phone--with VoxOx.

Jackson News Spikes Chatter, AIM Goes Dark

Instant messaging shifts to Twitter for instant communication on celebrity news.

Verizon, AT&T: Buy a Texting Plan and We Won’t Rip You Off

The carriers deny comparing notes, but they all overcharge unless you commit to a single-price plan that may be more than you need or want.


AT&T: MMS 'no Extra Cost' for Text Bundle Customers

Take a (brief) break from throwing darts at AT&T's logo; the company is offering a freebie to some iPhone customers.

More Firms Banning IM Access to Enemy Nations

Google and possibly AOL are jumping on Microsoft's bandwagon, banning IM services to citizens of hostile countries.