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Disabling the “seen message” feature on Facebook when friends send me a message

I want to disable the feature where I actually see that a friend read my message. At times I think it’s just better if I don’t know whether they’ve seen it or not. N.B I am not talking about ...
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IFTTT to send me a message using mobile messaging

Using IFTTT, I want to do something like If it becomes 4:38 then send me "hello" to my phone using some mobile messaging service The messaging app can be just anything, anything, unless it takes ...
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Adding Yahoo contacts to Google Talk

How do I add Yahoo contacts to Google Talk? I have several people who don't have Gmail accounts and I'd like to be able to chat with them via Google Talk in my Gmail inbox.
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Can you send messages to Facebook users from external XMPP servers?

I don't have Facebook account, but I'd like to message some of their users. I did read someplace that Facebook Messenger is using XMPP, so it might be possible to send messages to their servers from ...
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Remove bot status from AIM account

I made my AOL Instant Messenger account as a bot a very long time ago but now I can't initiate conversations with other people. AIM gives me the following message when I attempt to initiate a ...
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Alternatives to Chatterous? [closed]

My team has been using chatterous for quite some time now and the service has been getting more and more flaky. We have some team members who use the web client, some who prefer to send and receive ...
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What IM services do txt/sms?

My friends lives in the states and i cant txt them all. One of them has AIM setup to send txt messages and we can easily chat via AIM. What other services will allow users to send/receive messages via ...
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Is there a web app that combines all IM's together and allows multiple clients to connect? [closed]

I understand that XMPP protocol allows connections from multiple clients to the same account. What I'd love, is to be able to access my rather significant IM account list from multiple devices at the ...
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Bypass corporate firewall for IM

My friend happens to sit deep inside a corporate firewall with no access to Gmail, Yahoo! or any reasonable site that would allow you to chat or instant message. Is there any alternate means in which ...