Facebook chat client?

VideoBeagle

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App Q&A testing by request.
I had been using Adium as a client for Facebook instant chat.

Apparently Facebook changed their API this week, and Adium may not update to it.

SO, does anyone have any recommendations for a new client to use?
 

Dirtyharry50

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I just use Messages for this although infrequently and it's worked fine. Maybe other more elaborate apps might offer features you'd like but I wouldn't know about those myself. I just answer chat messages to me usually.
 

Dirtyharry50

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Messages can access Facebook?
Yes.

Under Messages->Preferences->Accounts

Add an account of the account type: Jabber (this is the protocol FB uses)

Enter you FB chat Account Name: xxxxxx@chat.facebook.com

Password: (your password here)

This should work just fine. I opened my Messages friends list now and I see two of my Facebook Friends online who I could send a message to if I liked.
 
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