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Saturday, 5 August 2017

Different types of chat rooms

There are several types of chat rooms. A chat room is synchronous conferencing over the Net. Your particular needs and preferences allow you to choose the best type for you. There are dedicated chat rooms that are basically websites offering chatting features.
Some of these are free while others not.

There is another type of chat place called instant messaging or IM. This is a real-time text chat.
It is the oldest type of chat place. It could contain online forums.
There is another type of voice rooms. Some voice chat rooms contain text while others are only voice rooms.
Another site having chatting features the famous social networking site Facebook.

Chat places are categorized by the script used. These include:

* Java Chat: This type of chat rooms work with all Web browsers. You have to change the settings of your browser to enable Java.

* Flash Chat: This type of rooms is powered by Adobe Inc.'s Macromedia Flash Player that is integrated into websites.
You have to install the Flash Player before using the chat.
Flash Player is free to be downloaded.

* IRC Chat: (Internet Relay Chat) is a multi-user chat place network in where people can meet and talk in private or in general channels.
You should require an IRC client to connect to an IRC server and he/she in his/her turn connects you to different IRC networks.

* MIRC Chat: is a small computer program that allow you to use IRC.
MIRC is free to be downloaded.

Chat places are also categorized by their theme. Some of the most popular rooms are dating.
This type is designed for people searching for relationships.
For example, you find chat places designed for teenagers, for divorced persons, for gay people...
Most of these rooms feature public and private rooms.
There are also religious chat rooms that let people of the same faith to fellowship together and to interact.
There are also chat place for the disabled, for people in the same line of work and for people having similar interests and hobbies.

There are also Gaming rooms which are established for people who play online games. These games are mostly incorporated in gaming websites.
In this place, people can chat and play.