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These are characterized by using a graphic representation of the user, an avatar (virtualing elements such as games (in particular massively multiplayer online games) and educational material most often developed by individual site owners, who in general are simply more advanced users of the systems.The most popular environments, such as The Palace, also allow users to create or build their own spaces.Some online chat rooms also incorporate audio and video communications, so that users may actually see and hear each other. These are typically implemented by an external process such as an IRC bot joining the room to conduct the game. The rules are generally posted before entry, either on a web page or an MOTD-type banner in the case of IRC and other text-based chat systems.Rules usually do not allow users to use offensive/rude language, or to promote hate, violence, and other negative issues. Chat rooms often do not allow advertising or "flooding", which is continually filling the screen with repetitive text.
In 2014 Brown and Woolley released a web-based version of Talkomatic.
Woolley in 1973 on the PLATO System at the University of Illinois.
It offered several channels, each of which could accommodate up to five people, with messages appearing on all users' screens character-by-character as they were typed.
The first created by Compu Serve executive Alexander "Sandy" Trevor in Columbus, Ohio.
Visual chat rooms add graphics to the chat experience, in either 2D or 3D (employing virtual reality technology).Sometimes chat room venues are moderated either by limiting who is allowed to speak (not common), by having comments be approved by moderators (often presented as asking questions of a guest or celebrity), or by having moderation volunteers patrol the venue watching for disruptive or otherwise undesirable behavior.