http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/162100

Microsoft to Launch Live Messenger for Xbox 360

Posted Apr 9, 2007 by Lisa Angotti

http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSN0930098720070409

Xbox users will be able to IM from their TVs using Windows Live Messenger.
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Starting May 7, Microsoft will release a spring update that will allow owners of Xbox 360 access to Messenger's features, further expanding communication options on the Xbox LIVE social network.
The network currently has more than 20 billion relationships and an estimated 260 million current accounts. The update will allow users of Xbox 360 to connect with users of Windows-based PCs and Windows Mobile devices.