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The AIM mascot was designed by Jo Roan Lazaro and was implemented in the first release in 1997.
Most AOL-produced versions of AIM and popular third party AIM clients use this protocol.
Users were able to talk to automated chat bots that could respond to natural human language.
They were primarily put into place as a marketing strategy and for unique advertising options.
As of June 2011 However, this number only reflects installed IM applications, and not active users.
The engineers responsible for AIM claimed that they were unable to convince AOL management that free was the future.