eBuddy is a web and mobile messenger which supports various instant messaging services. eBuddy started as a web browser-based instant messaging service in 2003 under the name e-Messenger, located at www.e-messenger.net. The company was rebranded in 2006 from e-Messenger to eBuddy, and expanded its features to include chat on Windows Live Messenger (also known as MSN), Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, ICQ, Google Talk, MySpace Instant Messenger and Facebook Chat using one interface. eBuddy can also be accessed from mobile platforms such as iOS (iPhone), Nokia Symbian smartphones and Android. eBuddy is a privately-held company backed by Prime Technology Ventures and Lowland Capital Partners. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and has offices in London and San Francisco. 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.
eBuddy was originally created by Paulo Taylor. The idea came to life when he made a bet with a friend to get MSN to work on a mobile phone. After several weeks, he won the bet and uploaded the application on a server....