What is instant messenger (IM)? Instant messaging (IM) is a form of real-time direct text-based communication between two or more people using personal computers or other devices, along with shared software clients. The user's text is conveyed over a network, such as the Internet. More advanced instant messaging software clients also allow enhanced modes of communication, such as live voice or video calling. Usually it is necessary to download a messaging software. The most popular instant messengers are Microsoft Windows Live, ICQ, AIM, Yahoo! IM and in particular in Asia QQ. Is Club Cooee a instant messenger? Yes, Club Cooee works exactly like an instant messenger but adds a whole unique 3D world experience to normal chatting. Instead of exchanging text in a message box you easily create and communicate in 3D with your own personal avatar. In Club Cooee it is easy to meet new friends. Chat with many people in the 3D chat rooms or go for a more personal one on one conversation in a desktop chat with your avatar. It is just a simple download of 4 MB just like with any other instant messenger. Since Club Cooee is a mulitprotocol messenger you can connect your small Club Cooee client with existing instant messengers or facebook chat and stay in touch with all your friends.