imo.im without third-party networks
imo.im recently announced that they are discontinuing support for all third party messaging networks. Most imo.im users chose imo.im for that, and there’s a chance that people will start leaving and trigger a chain reaction. I was an intern programmer at imo.im back in 2010, and it’s run by very smart people. So they’ve probably got a very good plan. The following are my thoughts on what they might do in the future to grow their network.
imo.im will now focus on their network. With the resources they have, they will improve fast. There are two main components of imo.im. One is messaging, where you connect with two or more people in your contacts. Other is broadcasts, where you publish stuff publicly and anyone can respond. There is a chance imo.im might drop...