The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing.
Christopher Dunn is a computer enthusiast noted for his involvement with CompuServe, and for the first high-profile online courtship leading to marriage in the United States.
CompuServe (CompuServe Information Service, also known by its initialism CIS) was the first major commercial online service provider in the United States.
The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s.
Instant messaging (IM) technology is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet.
Mark T. Abene (born February 23, 1972) is an American infosec expert and entrepreneur, originally from New York City.
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.
The TOPS-10 System (Timesharing / Total Operating System-10) was a computer operating system from Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) for the PDP-10 (or DECsystem-10) mainframe computer launched in 1967.
A virtual community is a social network of individuals who interact through specific social media, potentially crossing geographical and political boundaries in order to pursue mutual interests or goals.