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Real-time communication between two users via computer. Once a chat has been initiated, either user can enter text by typing on the keyboard and the entered text will appear on the other user's monitor. Most networks and online services offer a chat feature.



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Outstanding Page Internet chat links
Provides a comprehensive listing of Internet chat related sites including chat rooms, discussions, and home pages. Updated on Jun 3, 1997

  Chat tools and tips
ZDNet's Anchor Desk feature article (December 31, 1997) describing a variety of downloadable chat tools, with links to chat tips, tricks, and guides. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

  EarthWeb's Moderator
Describes EarthWeb's Moderator, a tool for organizing and running live discussions on Web sites or an intranet. The site Includes a description of Moderator, along with features, components, FAQs, a demo, and documentation. Updated on Aug 10, 1997

  ichat home page
ichat is a real-time Web communications company and their home page offers links to download their chat product, read company information, locate chat sites, and receive support and event information. Updated on Jul 2, 1998

  The Beginner's Guide to Internet Chat
CNET article (October 1998) with descriptions and information about each of the basic chat interfaces (online text, graphical and audio/video). The article also contains resources for locating chat rooms and information about ICQ.

  The Netscape Chat FAQ
This is a troubleshooting FAQ for Netscape Chat. Updated on Jul 2, 1998

  Web Chat Broadcasting System home page
The WebChat Broadcasting System is an interactive chat and event center with over 400,000 registered users. Their home page offers links to chat hubs to locate rooms, chat events, private rooms, and user home pages. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

  Yahoo!'s chat page
Yahoo!'s directory of links to chat subject categories, software, IRC, Web-based software and rooms, events and schedules. Updated on Aug 2, 1998

  ZD Net's Chat User page
Collection of feature articles and reviews for chat utitilies and tools. Also includes an introduction to chat. Updated on Aug 4, 1998

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