Post Links and Messages on FriendFeed Directly From Google Talk

Written by Amit Agarwal on May 30, 2008

friendfeed-postedDiscovered something interesting on the web like a photo, video or a web page that you want to share with your FriendFeed friends?

Here’s a simple tip that will help you post messages and links to your FriendFeed account directly from Google Talk, Trillian, Miranda, Pidgin and other Jabber based IM clients.

Step 1: Open Google Talk software (or the Google Talk Flash Gadget) and add as your friend.

Step 2: Login to your FriendFeed account and note the Remote Key value.

friendfeed google talk

Also See: Do You Use All The Great Features of FriendFeed

Step 3: Start a chat session with FriendFeed in your Google Talk client and send a message like this:

your_friendfeed_name/your_remote_key (see screenshot)

This authenticates Google Talk to publish on your FriendFeed account. Now you can type anything in the Gtalk chat window and it’s instantly published to your FriendFeed page.

We can also use imified service to publish new articles in WordPress or Blogger blogs via Google Talk. This technique also works with the chat feature in Gmail.

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