The first transatlantic Internet chat took place between Oulu, Finland and Corvallis, Oregon in February 1989.
created by Compu Serve executive Alexander "Sandy" Trevor in Columbus, Ohio.
As an example, it is considered rude to write only in upper case, because it appears as if the user is shouting.
The word "chatiquette" has been used in connection with various chat systems (e.g. Writing is changing as it takes on some of the functions and features of speech.
The first online chat system was called Talkomatic, created by Doug Brown and David R.
Woolley in 1973 on the PLATO System at the University of Illinois.
We decided to see which hook up apps designed specifically for gay men are used most around the world, based on the number of downloads in different countries. The data is based on the number of downloaded apps through the i OS App Store and Google Play in August, a month chosen to keep the comparisons standardized.