IM Control presence issues addressed

We are happy to report that we have addressed an issue where users showed offline in the IM Control and Presence API even when they were online.  This happened if the user was signed in with the Messenger client for an extended period. If you continue to see this issue, please let us know.  And…


Custom Display Names in IM Control

The IM Control enables you to embed a Messenger chat experience into your web site or blog. When people visit your web site, they are able to send you instant messages when you’re online. When they send these messages, they are prompted to provide a display name that you’ll see when they contact you. Up…

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Messenger on Facebook

We are pleased to announce Windows Live Messenger for Facebook. This new Facebook application allows you to easily contact your Facebook friends using Messenger! Try it out here. Using the Windows Live Messenger for Facebook application you can: Expose your Messenger status to your Facebook friends Receive instant messages from friends that visit your Facebook…

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Welcome to the Windows Live Messenger Developer Blog!

Welcome to the new Messenger Developer blog. In this blog, we intend to feature blog topics written by members of the product team behind the various Messenger APIs. Our focus will be on keeping you informed about our latest developments, coding tips, links to new content on MSDN and community sites, and other information to…

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