What exactly do you mean by forensics? Do you mean index individual chat logs?
You could query the chat logs stored in the underlying Communicator SQL database using a scripted input if you have sufficient admin privileges on the Communicator server. The data you would be indexing would be "non-traditional" data for Splunk since it would be fairly free form compared to typical log data, but it would index and be searchable as text output from a scripted input that queried the database.
As to other IM platforms individual chat clients sometimes store chat logs as plain txt files on the local system. If you have Splunk installed locally on the system and knew the directory of the chat logs, Splunk could index them. It would again be "non-traditional" input, but text files index quite easily.