See also: Instant Messengers
One of the original instant messaging programs. It supports the standard IM features such as messages, chat, file transfers, and even voice communication. AOL has purchased Mirabilis, the company that created ICQ, and has plans to merge the network with the AOL Instant Messenger system.
Many alternative programs exist that allow you to communicate using the ICQ network and protocol (see Instant Messengers).
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