Online chat may refer to any kind of communication over the Internet that offers a real-time .... Computer-mediated communication. Online chat; Online discussion  ...


A real-time communication via keyboard between two or more users on a local network (LAN) or over the Internet. Non-verbal, a computer chat is like sending ...


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A man chats in an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chat room in 2000. ... an important role in the evolution of interpersonal communication over computer networks.


Most chat rooms don't require users to have any special software; those that do, such as Internet Relay Chat (IRC) allow users to download it from the Internet.


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Lifeline Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web ...


Start a chat conversation or video call. ... If you start a Hangout on your computer, you can continue your chat on another device ... An internet or data connection.