Instant messaging is the current way of connecting with friends and relatives. Moreover, it makes the world a global village. AIM takes pride in the first chat messaging platform. Even though it faces many issues, it could not stand the test of time. When they had the better control of the market share the bandwidth could not accommodate the high number of users making it to experience crashes.
Developers saw a gap and took advantage by designing better chat platforms which solved the challenges of, All in all, it served the purpose, it was easy and friendly to use and navigate. In addition, you could hold both public and private chats in a group chat rooms with the members-only forum. Although, it was a bit slow and times it faced back up challenges, it could not stand the test of time.
The AOL tied as much as possible to salvage the situation you could not manage the ever-growing competition. What made it even fail more was the fact that despite the updates it still experienced many challenges. The application lasted a decade.
The innovation of instant messaging was the best technology but you had to have the best tools to support the expansion plan because of the advanced technology that led to massive growth in the industry.
AIM is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in instant messaging category and is available to all software users as a free download.