In Aim buddy info you can write information about yourself and these phrases will be showed online to your contacts .You can forward messages to your mobile phone number (when you are not online can receive messages on the phone).This feature is useful because there are situations when you are away,on a trip for example,and you do not have Internet connection .
Can sort the names by first letter (alphabetically).
Can see logs (View->Show logs or press CTRL+H). You have a quick link for Set as invisible .How to add a group in messenger ?Choose Edit>Add group(Ctr+G) ,write the desired name of the group and press enter.After that, you can add new persons in specific groups .On home page will find default expressions for saving time (you can choose a expression instead typing more than one time the same words (like Hello!, How are you ? etc.)
You can set alerts with sounds or text notifications.Easily can change the skin of your AIM instant messenger pressing the small picture icon from the top-right of your main window.
On help menu can send a feedback to AOL about their messaging software ,report a bug or find answers for your questions. and problems using it.
Pros:- small,fast and easy to use