Chatting: Chatting is a method of talking to someone over a network in a real-time, chatting is different than e-mail in that the messages are being sent at the same time. Chatting is similar to a telephone conversation except it's text over the internet. When you Chat with someone over a network you type into the computer instead of speaking into the telephone.
Chatting Software: Chatting software usually splits your scree into two parts first for you and second for whoever you are chatting with. To begin chat, a chatting software is needed to be downloaded and installed on your personal computer. These are generically called Messenger service. Example- yahoo !
Chatting are three types (I) Text chatting (II) Voice chatting (III) Video chatting.
There are few things to keep in mind while chatting-
(I) Don't. use offensive Languages.
(II) Avoid using all caps When sending a message in a chat room. Since this is considered ' Shouting' and a distraction to other users.
(III) Avoid responding to another's inappropriate behaviour. This is known as ' flaming' and serves no purpose other than to exacerbate the situation.
(IV) Guard your privacy and respect the privacy of others.
(V) Never share personal information about yourself ( such as your real name or address ) or ask for the same from others.
(VI) Avoid typing Lengthy Conversations.