“Google Talk”

Google's IM Service

Google Talk Supports vCard Avatars

Friday, March 31, 2006 by darco

I just noticed yesterday that Google Talk now seems to support vCard avatars! Apparently, they support pretty much nothing else about vcard-temp... but hey, at least I no longer have to keep explaining to my friends why their avatars don't work with their gmail accounts. :)

Just a reminder to everyone: I'll be dropping my accounts on AIM, MSN, ICQ, and YIM on May 19th of this year, and switching entirely to Jabber. So grab yourself a gmail account if you don't already have a jabber account!

Google Talk Federates!

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 by darco

It would appear that Google Talk has has not only begun testing Server-to-Server communication with the google.com domain, but also enabled S2S communication for gmail.com! This should be the major turning point for Jabber adoption. It's time to take over the world. :D

UPDATE: Official Announcement | Official Discussion Forum

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