eBuddy -yes he’s real!- on Flickr.
Via Flickr :
eBuddy is a privately held company which owns a browser-based web and mobile messenger service supporting various instant messaging services. eBuddy was launched in 2003 under the name e-Messenger, located at www.e-messenger.net, before rebranding itself in 2006 to eBuddy.
eBuddy supports Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, Hyves, ICQ, Google Talk, MySpace Instant Messenger and Facebook Chat using one interface. eBuddy can also be accessed from mobile platforms such as Apple iOS, Google Android, Nokia Symbian and Microsoft Windows Phone 7.
The company is backed by Prime Technology Ventures and Lowland Capital Partners. It is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and has offices in London, UK and San Francisco, USA. In addition to the software being available on the official website, users may host a log-in widget on their own webpages and blogs to provide direct access to the software more easily.
And yeah….I’ve met him.