As of today, the official Facebook app for Android has a Chat interface that presents open chats up at the top so you can see who’s around at a quick glance.
As a follow up to our 9 Killer Desktop Facebook Chat Clients, we looked to our readers for suggestions about more desktop chat clients that use Facebook Chat. Fortunately, our readers came through, and here is the list of 6 more clients that you download to your desktop and connect to Facebook Chat.
s our social graph grows on Facebook, so does the usefulness of Facebook Chat. The Facebook Chat service was launched nearly 2 years ago, and since then there have been steady updates since launch, including lists, an open API and more. Specifically, the open API enabled external chat applications to integrate Facebook Chat, and we take a look at the 10 best desktop chat clients that do just that.
Facebook Chat’s integration with AOL’s AIM was not a one off event, rather a part of something bigger. As of today, Facebook Chat is now available “everywhere” (including desktop apps). In order to accomplish that Facebook has implemented the Jabber XMPP protocol, which is an open messaging protocol that is supported by most instant messaging softwares, including iChat, Pidgin, Adium, Miranda – and yes Google Talk also supports the same Jabber XMPP protocol.