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Chat Room

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:37 am

Chat room is a virtual room where a chat session takes place. Technically, a chat room is really a channel, but the term room is used to promote the chat metaphor. In a chat room, people communicate using on-screen text, typed in real-time.

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