Skip to search formSkip to main contentSkip to account menu

Instant messaging

Known as: Usage share, Chat clients, Common Profile for Instant Messaging 
Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat which offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way… 
Wikipedia (opens in a new tab)

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
WhatsApp is a Smartphone application for instant messaging. Lately the application's popularity has risen. One of the unique… 
Review
2013
Review
2013
With the advent of instant mobile messaging applications, traditional SMS is in danger of loosing it's reign as the king of… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
Users have adopted a wide range of digital technologies into their communication repertoire. It remains unclear why they adopt… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We present a study of anonymized data capturing a month of high-level communication activities within the whole of the Microsoft… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This article presents an analysis of Instant Messaging (IM), a one-to-one synchronous medium of computer-mediated communication… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The wide diffusion of Instant Messaging (IM) in a voluntary social context calls for studies to examine the value of computer… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Instant Messaging (IM) is being widely adopted by teenagers. In a study of 16 teenage IM users, we explore IM as an emerging… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Current perceptions of Instant Messaging (IM) use are based primarily on self-report studies. We logged thousands of (mostly… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Part one of this paper highlights how students today think and process information fundamentally differently from their… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We discuss findings from an ethnographic study of instant messaging (IM) in the workplace and its implications for media theory…