But what *is* the difference between Chat Rooms and IM? In both pages emphasis is given on the difference with forums and with e-mail, but not to distinguish one from the other.Diego Moya , 31 August 2005 (UTC) It would be very nice to have a sort of history on them, but I have no Googling skills at all, and so I can't seem to find any information...
Yahoo agreed to prescreen user-created chat room names, to reject names encouraging sexual activity between adults and children and, on finding chat rooms encouraging such activity, to purge them within 24 hours.
It also agreed to develop education materials promoting the safe use of chat rooms.
did "chat room" come before or after IRC "channel"? Dancing With The Stars Guy (talk) , 24 December 2007 (UTC) Now come on, who put the post that citations are needed? If anyone can think of any other good examples of things that could go into the 'activities' section (live online debates with famous people, perhaps? (For more information, please see "using copyrighted works from others" if you are not the copyright holder of this material, or "donating copyrighted materials" if you are.) For legal reasons, we cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from other web sites or published material; such additions will be deleted.
"Chat rooms are a alternative (not always postitive) to real life acitivites! Some things are common knowledge, something as simple as a chat room does not require the citations that other subjects do. Contributors may use copyrighted publications as a source of information, but not as a source of sentences or phrases.
In a statement, spokeswoman Mary Osako said Yahoo will also enhance online users' safety by restricting Yahoo Chat to users 18 and older and removing the Teen category.
New York and Nebraska began their investigations this year after learning that children had unfettered access to adult chat rooms.But I have a nagging feeling that one who thinks chat rooms were made for the lazy is dead wrong.I think chatroom (or chat room) is a general non-technical term, popularised by the media.This is not a forum for general discussion about Chat room. Please limit discussion to improvement of this article.You may wish to ask factual questions about Chat room at the Reference desk, discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the Village pump, or ask for help at the Help desk.It doesn't fit the other links as they all talk about chatrooms, not implement them. .12 (talk) , 24 January 2010 (UTC) File: Example.jpg From reading the 'activities' section you'd get the impression that 99% of all chat rooms are only there for cyber sex and swapping nude photos (cited from the Daily Mail)! Seems that Chat rooms are being replaced by "Social Networks " Twiiter, Face Book etc. Andre' by the Sea VICTORMOI (talk) , 12 December 2010 (UTC) tags need working in process.||
New York and Nebraska began their investigations this year after learning that children had unfettered access to adult chat rooms.
But I have a nagging feeling that one who thinks chat rooms were made for the lazy is dead wrong.
I think chatroom (or chat room) is a general non-technical term, popularised by the media.
This is not a forum for general discussion about Chat room. Please limit discussion to improvement of this article.]]