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Imo instant messaging app includes VoIP calling for iOS

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imo.im has announced that their popular imo instant messenger app has arrived for iOS devices, offering free voice calling for all users.

imo instant messenger allows users to exchange messages through multiple protocols so you can easily chat with friends via Facebook Chat, Google Talk, Skype, MSN, ICQ/AIM, Yahoo, Jabber, Hyves, VKontakte, Myspace, and Steam. However, the main selling point is that imo allows iOS users can make free phone calls to family and friends without consuming up any of your phone service plan precious mobile minutes. CEO Ralph Harik released a statement saying: “The availability of free voice calling for iPhone users is a critical development for users looking to keep those valuable lines of communication open while saving on their mobile costs.”

To make calls on your iPhone/iPod Touch, users have to first request that their friends install the app on their iDevice. Once these friends are added to your imo contact list, you just tap the phone icon next to your contact’s name and the app automatically calls your friend. In other words, the application acts in a fashion similar to Apple’s FaceTime.

imo instant messenger v3.2 is now available as a free download on the Apple’s App Store.

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