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Yuuguu Inside: Screensharing Comes to AIM, ICQ, MSN & Yahoo

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It’s been a busy few weeks for the team at online meeting service Yuuguu, with the announcement of Linux and Flash clients as well as support for Google Talk users.

Earlier today the company rounded out its ‘Yuuguu Inside’ strategy by extending its integration of Google Talk buddies to users from AIM, ICQ, MSN and Yahoo’s instant messaging networks, bringing cross-platform and cross-network support to the company’s ‘Yuuniverse’.

With a reach extending into hundreds of millions now, its easier than ever for users of the service to invite participants to a Yuuguu session, though it remains to be seen if removing previous barriers actually makes a difference in adoption of screensharing over face-to-face meetings.

Regardless, Yuuguu remains a useful free tool for web workers and one that now extends a little further.

UPDATE: Yuuguu CEO Anish Kapoor assures me that a bug in the acceptance of .Mac-based AIM screennames will shortly be resolved.

4 Responses to “Yuuguu Inside: Screensharing Comes to AIM, ICQ, MSN & Yahoo”

  1. The only issue with these tpyes of applications is that you have to be sure your attendees are on one of those networks, or a registered user, or have the ability to install the application on their system. It’s OK for an informal meeting or a consumer level application, but corporate business can’t have those issues in there way.

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    Anthony Russo
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    Great America Networks Conferencing
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