Who remembers the days of MSN Messenger?

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Back in the 2000s was MSN Messenger as Social Media

It was brand new at the time and transforming of lifestyle as we would all come Home and go on MSN Messenger on our PCs. Many of us will be old fogies now from this.

Trolling was big too with impersonation of others in order to harm others but now they've taken it to places like Instagram and Facebook.

Domain was MSN before going to Hotmail and finally it is all Outlook now.
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Yes, remember it well. Mad.
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Yup, and Yahoo Messenger
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(Original post by Bronfenbrennerzy)
Yes, remember it well. Mad.
It was quite mental. 2010 is when I remember last using it.

We couldn't educate youth on Social Media then. Now we can.
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Mid-late 90s was when I first started using these things
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Yes. Good times.
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Oh yeah, and the attention seekers going offline then online again so the notification would keep showing up in a bid to get someone's attention, simpler times
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Yes. Good times.
The group chats were fun in those days. Everyone gathering together.

There were some bots you could mess about with too.

Security was minimal on there. Nowadays we have Multi-factor authentication and other forms of security.

I remember a guy hacking my MSN account in 2007 and I successfully made a new one which he was never aware of.
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The group chats were fun in those days. Everyone gathering together.

There were some bots you could mess about with too.

Security was minimal on there. Nowadays we have Multi-factor authentication and other forms of security.

I remember a guy hacking my MSN account in 2007 and I successfully made a new one which he was never aware of.
I don't think we ever had group chats
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I liked the "listening to...." plugin so I could show off my awesome music taste.
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I don't think we ever had group chats
There were available on Messenger

You could drag anyone in who was online.
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I don't think we ever had group chats
Got added to tons. about 300 people in them haha
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It was quite mental. 2010 is when I remember last using it.

We couldn't educate youth on Social Media then. Now we can.
This honestly makes me feel old xD I was 9 then, used it around 2012 I think.
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Got added to tons. about 300 people in them haha
when I first had Messenger capacity was I think 100 for friend list. Then it got bigger in capacity so you could add more.
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This honestly makes me feel old xD I was 9 then, used it around 2012 I think.
I was 23 in 2010 :lol:
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I was 23 in 2010 :lol:
Time flies, that was the year of the world cup and everyone singing 'the waving flag' non-stop. It was great.
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joined in year 5 left just before started year 10 basically when FB took over completely
group chats, minesweeper flags, nudge button, sending mp3 files taking an hour, super slow webcam speed, remote assist (but not really understanding what its for), putting one liners in your username status, saving custom emoticons to your collection
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I remember the MSN Messenger Plus add-on which allowed you to have "pretty" nicknames with emoticons.
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Logging into MSN after school used to be the highlight of my days :lol:
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Don’t make me cry
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