A chat room is a Web site, part of a Web site, or part of an online service such as America Online, that provides a venue for communities of users with a common interest to communicate in real time.
Forums and discussion groups, in comparison, allow users to post messages but don't have the capacity for interactive messaging.
It’s a premise Ekho Powell, a 33-year-old public relations professional in Florida, agrees with.
The act of chatting online with strangers–that phenomenon that first found its footing in the ‘90s, with clunky design and dial-up access–is fashionable beyond the workplace.
In October, Facebook launched Rooms, a way for users to anonymously swap photos and comments about shared interests.
We have seen in the news lately several stories about online predators.
We here at E-Catholic 2000 have rarely experienced any problems with these types of persons.