Instant Messaging which is known commonly as the IM is a kind of communication that occurs between 2 or more individuals. The communication occurs in real time, the concept has the similarity to the telephonic conversation but here Instant Messaging allows individual to write texts to the other person in real time and then the second person responds to it either immediately or after some time but not too delayed.
On the internet, email is one of the best available method to communicate with the other person but sometimes it happens that and individual is looking for a fast mode of communication but also want to avoid the expense of telephone. Instant Messaging over here can help anyone who wants to communicate in the cost effective way. Even in emails individual can communicate by replying back and forth but there are some basic steps involved in it which for some can be baffling, and this is one of the reasons that Instant Messaging has become so famous.
How it Works
Instant Messaging is a service just like telephone service on here individuals have the ability to add contacts to list and whenever the required individuals becomes online individuals can have chat with them either privately or individual can also invite others in Instant Messaging for the conversation which is also known as the group conversation.
Now days almost every Instant Messaging service can send the offline message to the other individual which works like in the form of email though over here in Instant Messaging individual just have to write it directly.
Every Instant Messaging service which individual uses now days have other built in feature too like Instant Messaging can provide the individual with
a) Voice feature which means that an individual can call to the other person which can free or can’t be free depending on the service is being used and to who is being called based on the network location.
b) Video calling and chatting is also supported by many Instant Messaging companies where an individual just needs a camera and a good internet connection and 99% of the time the video conversation is free only one has to pay the internet connection fee.
c) An individual can send and receive files through the Instant Messaging service though it can be very time consuming if large file is sent to multiple users.
d) Many individuals can send and receive the playable media to the other users using Instant Messaging feature and it can be shared or sent through email to number of users.
e) Instant Messaging also helps to display the real time stock movements while individual is chatting or talking.
Instant messaging has revolutionized the way people stay in touch with each other, and now there is no excuse to go for week, months or even years without contacting someone.
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