Chat Rooms

The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing. The term can thus mean any technology ranging from real-time online chat and online interaction with strangers over instant messaging and online forums to fully immersive graphical social environments.The primary use of a chat room is to share information via text with a group of other users. Generally speaking, the ability to converse with multiple people in the same conversation differentiates chat rooms from instant messaging programs, which are more typically designed for one-to-one communication.
Posts about Chat Rooms
  • The Hidden Mass Audience: Why Community Is Bigger Than You Think

    Remember online communities? 15 years ago, it was the future of communication. Back in the day, Usenet newsgroups, IRC chat rooms and bulletin-board forums ruled. Before clickbait and News Feeds and selfies, people transcended their local communities to indulge their multiple specific passions in high-definition. The common bonds of shared interests created sacred spaces online.

    Inside Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Millennials, Gen-Z Alienated by Ads in Social News Feeds (Study)

    … to being targeted by brands on their social media feeds. Even more ominous for brands: 56 percent of the nearly 2,500 respondents to the study said they have reduced social media use or eliminated it altogether due to ads in their news feeds. Social networks also came up short among millennials, Gen-Z, Generation X and baby boomers when it came…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 27 readers -
  • A Blueprint to Facebook’s Rooms ‘Anonymous App’

    … images, colors, member permissions and even the like button. And while Facebook continues to enforce its real-name policy on the social network itself and its flagship apps, Rooms users can create different identities for different rooms and contexts. Product manager Josh Miller, who spearheaded the launch of Rooms after joining Facebook in January…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Must-Have Apps For Small Businesses

    …. And yes, more client support is coming! HipChat: HipChat allows you to quickly communicate with your team in one place. The primary features of HipChat are chat rooms, one-on-one messaging, searchable chat history, image sharing, file uploading, and SMS messaging for one-on-one conversations. Declutter your email inbox with HipChat. Finances Check: Check…

    Danielle Celmer/ Dex Media- 7 readers -
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