What is ICQ?
In our time, there are very few people,who have never experienced the experience of communication on the Internet. Especially rare are Internet users who have no idea what ICQ is. For about 15 years people all over the world communicate with ICQ.
The ICQ program
What is ICQ? ICQ is a kind of virtual communication. It is suitable for normal communication between friends and acquaintances, as well as for conducting business negotiations. Communication in ICQ is carried out using text messages in a special program.
In 1996 Mirabilis created a program,intended for communication in the network. The program received its name "ICQ". The title of the program is translated as "I seek you" - "I'm looking for you". Internet users got the opportunity to communicate tete-a-tete in real time, while preserving the privacy of conversations.
The ICQ program does not use extraneous servers. The program allows you to see the moment the user appears online and his or her exit from the network. Also, the user of the program has the ability to search for other users on their ICQ numbers. If you are in conflict with any ICQ user, you can add it to the "black list". ICQ program is endowed with systems of settings of security levels that give protection against spam and various bots. In addition, ICQ has a file transfer function.
ICQ number (ICQ UIN)
What is an ICQ number? Each user of the program has its own individual number, which is password protected. In no case should you treat your password irresponsibly. In case of loss of the password or hacking ICQ, it will be impossible to restore it. It is better when registering with ICQ to choose a complex password in which there will be at least six characters. If other people are using your computer besides you, it is not recommended to use the automatic password saving function.
Particular attention should be paid to unfamiliar numbers,which appeared in the contact list without your permission. And in any case, do not open links that come from extraneous rooms. It is possible that this link will be harmful. Try to avoid using your number on other people's computers. Now it's clear what ICQ UIN is.
What is an ICQ account? Each ICQ user has his own account. The account consists of the following data:
- Nickname is the username.
- E-mail address.
- Avatar - photo of the owner.
- Brief information about the user, which indicates the place of residence, age, etc.
- Contact list.
- The status of whether the user is online.
What is ICQ-chat? ICQ-chat is the exchange of text messages using the ICQ network. Sending messages in a chat is easy. It is only necessary to type the text of the message and the "send" key. The main advantage of ICQ-chat is its speed, saving of traffic and such functions as smiles and free registration.
ICQ in contact
What is ICQ in contact? Social network "VKontakte" (vk.com) has an application with the help of which any registered user can communicate in ICQ. All you need is to install this application on your page and enter your name and password from ICQ.
This application is convenient for those who for some reason sits from a computer where the ICQ program is not installed. It happens that some people do not have access to ICQ on their mobile phone.
Features of ICQ
ICQ has many customers whosupport its work. QIP and Miranda are among the most popular customers. When using ICQ, it is recommended to use the latest version of this program. Currently, there is an opportunity to install ICQ clients on mobile phones.
The ICQ program is used by a huge number of people. With the help of small messages in ICQ, you can congratulate each other on the holiday, gossip or discuss business on the job.
Follow the security rules, be in the middle of events and enjoy communication with the ICQ program!