Online chat may refer to any kind of communication over the Internet that offers a real-time transmission of text messages from sender to receiver.Chat messages are generally short in order to enable other participants to respond quickly.Thereby, a feeling similar to a spoken conversation is created, which distinguishes chatting from other text-based online communication forms such as Internet forums and email.Online chat may address point-to-point communications as well as multicast communications from one sender to many receivers and voice and video chat, or may be a feature of a web conferencing service.Online chat includes web-based applications that allow communication – often directly addressed, but anonymous between users in a multi-user environment.
The first online system to use the actual command "chat" was created for The Source in 1979 by Tom Walker and Fritz Thane of Dialcom, Inc. Among the earliest with a GUI was Broad Cast, a Macintosh extension that became especially popular on university campuses in America and Germany.
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The term chatiquette (chat etiquette) is a variation of netiquette (Internet etiquette) and describes basic rules of online communication.
These conventions or guidelines have been created to avoid misunderstandings and to simplify the communication between users.
Merchant also says "Younger people tend to be more adaptable than other sectors of society and, in general, quicker to adapt to new technology.