iMessage vs Skype: Screensharing

Setting up screen sharing with a friend:

iMessage:

1. Add cloud account.
2.¬†add friend’s cloud account to Contacts.
3. Add Bonjour account to iMessage.
4. Make AIM account.
5. Add AIM account to iMessage.
6. Add friend’s AIM account to Contacts.
7. Turn on System Preferences->Screen-sharing.
8. Add contact to System Preferences->Screen-sharing.
9. Return to iMessage, CMD-1 to open another chat window.
10. Add buddy.
11. Select screen-share – cannot, it is greyed out.
12. Switch to Skype.

Skype:

1. Start conversation with contact.
2. Share screen.

 

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