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Instant Messaging. By: Fesetan , Cindy L. Contents. Instant Messaging How Instant Messaging Work Instant Messaging Program Types of Instant Messaging Advantages & Disadvantages. Introduction. Instant messaging , allow for instant communication to anyone.
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Instant Messaging By: Fesetan, Cindy L.
Contents • Instant Messaging • How Instant Messaging Work • Instant Messaging Program • Types of Instant Messaging • Advantages & Disadvantages
Introduction • Instant messaging, allow for instant communication to anyone. • much of our communication has been done through the screen of our computer, monitors or even through our phones.
Instant messaging (IM) • a type of online chat which offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. • A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. • IM clients can use push technology to provide real-time text, which transmits messages character by character, as they are composed. • Non-IM types of chat include multicast transmission, usually referred to as "chat rooms",.
How Instant Messaging Works • The Internet has revolutionized the way we communicate. • E-mail has been the most rapidly adopted form of communication ever known. • instead of writing letters or even calling people on the phone.
Most IM programs provide these features: • Instant messages - Send notes back and forth with a friend who is online. • Chat - Create a chat room with friends or co-workers • Web links - Share links to your favorite Web sites • Video - Send and view videos, and chat face to face with friends • Images - Look at an image stored on your friend's computer • Sounds - Play sounds for your friends
Files - Share files by sending them directly • Talk - Use the Internet instead of a phone • Streaming content - Real-time or near- real-time stock quotes and news • Mobile capabilities - Send instant messages from your cell phone
Types of Instant Messaging • Windows Live Messenger • AIM • Yahoo Messenger • ICQ • FacebookMessenger • Skype • Google Talk
Advantages & Disadvantages • Advantages • Ability to keep in contact with family and friends. • Ability to make new friends from all around the world. • Sending messages to employees as short messages. • Ability to speak to multiple people online. • to put people together when they aren't in the same city.
Disadvantages • Inability to gauge emotional well being through IM. • Uncertainty that the person you are .This can be dangerous, especially for teens. • getting viruses from people you don't know. • Livelihood of miscommunication. • Potential for misuse.