Nimbuzz has recently been updated to version 1.3 with more ways to discover other Nimbuzz users. Nimbuzz is a free IM app that features quite a few clients such as AIM, Google Talk, MSN, Skype as well as Facebook. New features in 1.3 include:
- Chat history – so you can continue your chats where you left off.
- Facebook connect – no more disconnecting errors!
- See which of your phone contacts are already using Nimbuzz and when they are online
- Send free SMS text message invites to your phone contacts so they can join Nimbuzz
Nimbuzz’s blog goes into more detail about the Facebook Connect feature and how it improves the app:
Facebook Connect – What does this mean for you?
- Eliminates disconnect errors
- Improves security of your Facebook data
- View the status message of your Facebook friends
Facebook Connect gives your Nimbuzz app access to the following:
1. Access my basic and profile information – to sign you in and display your Facebook profile picture.
2. Access my data anytime – so you only need to input your username and password once.
3. Access Facebook Chat – so you can start chatting with your Facebook friends.
4. Post on my Wall – is an opt-in option you can confirm later. We won’t spam your friends.
5. Access posts in my News Feed – so we can display your friends’ status message in Nimbuzz.
6. Access my friends’ information – so we can display the names and pictures of your Facebook friends in Nimbuzz.