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Site Update: Instant Messenger Upgrade

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We have some big news! An Instant Messenger (IM) upgrade! One of the most requested features in MiGente. The new IM is powered by Meebo. This is still a work in progress, we are launching in Beta so please bear with us as we optimize your experience.

What to expect?

     *Similar functionality as before with additional features.

     *IM while you browse. The new communication bar will live on the bottom of your browser.

     *Talk to friends from other networks (aim, facebook, myspace, etc).

     *Share content and images with your friends through email, facebook, yahoo and twitter.


Here's a preview:
 





Here are a few questions you may ask us:

Question: Do you still have the privacy settings choices as you did with the previous functionality?
Answer: Yes, you still can select if you want everyone or only friends to IM you and you can always sign off IM.

Question: Can I still IM members by clicking on the icon next to a member's name?
Answer: Yes, this functionality still exists, when you click on the icon a box will pop up from the communication bar at the bottom of your screen.

Question:  I see other members online but when I send an IM the member does not reply    
Answer: Often this is because the member has logged onto the site, but may not be sitting in front of their computer.

Known Problems

Question: I keep getting disconnected from IM    
Answer: Sometimes you may be disconnected from IM, and when trying to reconnect you may be prompted to login again, please submit a report in the help section if this is the case.

Question: I can't see all my friends in my buddy list, how can I tell if they are online or not?
Answer: Currently there is a limit of friends that you can see online. You can always go to your "My Friends" page and see who is online.

Question: The IM bar doesn’t show.    
Answer: For your privacy the bar doesn’t display on your Personal Info Page. We removed the bar from certain areas to help keep your privacy and optimize load time.
If the IM Bar is not showing in non-form driven areas of the site please submit a report in the help section

We hope you are as excited about these changes as we are. As always keep your suggestions coming. We are listening!


 

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moonstar
moonstar

Female, 43, Bayonne, NJ

Posted June 02, 2010


itz not working for me at all...so im not liking it so far.. i havent been able to talk to anyone thru it all day...


Danny08
Danny08

Male, 42, Bronx, NY

Posted June 02, 2010


It's not even downloading,should've left it alone.


sweetbabygirl69
sweetbab...

Female, 51, Waukegan, IL

Posted June 02, 2010


real crappy idea. Can't get in touch with anyone anymore. Should have let it be


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Male, 45, Jersey City, NJ

Posted June 02, 2010


im having the same problems as everyone else mines is not coming up at all


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Female, 61, Tampa, FL

Posted June 02, 2010


DON'T LIKE IT. I LIKE TO SEE THE PIC OF WHOM I'M TALKING WITH. NOT IMPRESSED AT ALL. CHANGE IT BACK TO THE WAY IT WAS BEFORE.


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Female, 59, Bronx, NY

Posted June 02, 2010


I STILL CANT GET THOUGH U SHOULD LEAVE IT THE WAY IT WAS


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Male, 43, Fort Worth, TX

Posted June 02, 2010


this thing is not working at all.


diamondnena1984
diamondn...

Female, 34, Newark, NJ

Posted June 02, 2010


ke bien


SweetDalisa
SweetDalisa

Female, Age Private, South Milwaukee, WI

Posted June 02, 2010


I dont like it .... and make my PC more slower lol


SweetDalisa
SweetDalisa

Female, Age Private, South Milwaukee, WI

Posted June 02, 2010


i notice also when u talking with some one and u clik to other page u can be disconnect it ...........Please change it Back !!!


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