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  1. ICQ(Noun)

    A call for acknowledgement.

  2. ICQ(Verb)

    To send an instant message to (someone) using ICQ.

  3. ICQ(ProperNoun)

    A program allowing users to send each other instant messages via the internet.

  4. Origin: Pun on the pronunciation of "I seek you."


  1. ICQ

    ICQ is an instant messaging computer program that was first developed and popularized by the Israeli company Mirabilis, then bought by America Online, and since April 2010 owned by Mail.ru Group. The first version of the program was released in November 1996 and ICQ became the first Internet-wide instant messaging service, later patenting the technology. AOL acquired Mirabilis on June 8, 1998, for US$287 million in cash up front and $120 million in additional payments over three years. In 2001, ICQ had over 100 million accounts registered. In April 2010, AOL sold ICQ to Digital Sky Technologies for $187.5 million.

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  1. ICQ

    What does ICQ stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ICQ acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ICQ in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ICQ in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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