These conventions or guidelines have been created to avoid misunderstandings and to simplify the communication between users.
Chatiquette varies from community to community and generally describes basic courtesy.
The first online chat system was called Talkomatic, created by Doug Brown and David R.
To help you find more potential matches and members near you, your profile will be also be displayed on other general chat sites that are part of the Online Connections chat network at no additional charge.
Your profile will also be displayed to other users in our network that have similar interests and location to you.
Online chat in a less stringent definition may be primarily any direct text-based or video-based (webcams), one-on-one chat or one-to-many group chat (formally also known as synchronous conferencing), using tools such as instant messengers, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), talkers and possibly MUDs.
The expression online chat comes from the word chat which means "informal conversation".
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