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Content-Free Friday #215: Instant Messaging

Answers to fill-in-the-blank questions posted at TouchyTranny.com (applies to answers given by Monday, May 26)

Do you use instant messaging?

83% (20) Yes
0% (0) I'm not sure what it is
16% (4) No

24 voters have answered this question.

Which IM protocols do you have accounts with?

56% (13) AOL IM
56% (13) Yahoo! IM
56% (13) MSN IM
30% (7) ICQ
13% (3) Jabber other than GoogleTalk or LJ
47% (11) GoogleTalk
0% (0) Zephyr
17% (4) Something else
0% (0) No IM services

23 voters have answered this question.

Do you use the chat clients related to specific websites?

4% (1) Yes: Myspace Chat
18% (4) Yes: Facebook Chat
4% (1) Yes: for a dating site (OKCupid, Lavalife, etc)
9% (2) Yes: LiveJournal's Jabber account
0% (0) Yes, something else
54% (12) No, I don't use website-specific chat clients
22% (5) I don't actively use them, but I don't disable them, so sometimes I will get a message.

22 voters have answered this question.

If someone IMs you when your status is set to away/busy:

78% (18) It doesn't bother me
4% (1) It bothers me (tell me who you are so I won't do this to you!)
13% (3) I don't use IM
4% (1) I can not receive IMs when my status is set to away

23 voters have answered this question.

Do you use a multi-protocol client, that combines all of your accounts into one easy window? (GAIM, Pidgin, Adium, Trillian, etc)

8% (2) No, I don't use IM, and this whole poll was a waste of my time!
17% (4) No, I only use one chat account
26% (6) No, I use the default service client (MSN messenger, Yahoo! instant messager, etc)
47% (11) Yes, I use this client:

23 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2008-05-23 12:57:42 by dan4th
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