Invented in 1988 by Jarkko Oikarinen in 1988, the program exploded in popularity.Originally used at the University of Oulu, in Finland, Oikarinen used the program to replace the Unix Talk program, which did not allow more than two people in a conversation at once.Technical folk tend to say exactly what they mean: IRC, Instant Messaging, Web forum, Usenet News, or whatever. - Paul , 24 January 2006 (UTC) --- A chat room is an umbrella term for any system where the norm is for people to converse as a group - it's people chatting in a (virtual) room.

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IRC is a very interesting aspect of the Information Superhighway; it is living, interactive text-- not archived information-- that is the teaching tool.

People are learning through a level and availability of interaction at levels that have never before been breached.

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IRC, otherwise known as Internet Relay Chat, is one of the oldest and most popular forms of Computer Mediated Communication.

Developed far before the World Wide Web, IRC is one of the largest uses of bandwidth on the Internet.There may be enough vandalism to request semiprotection Wikipedia: Requests_for_page_protection.--Ronz , 17 February 2007 (UTC) On (2007-03-01T) 1.84 added php My Chat GPL/GNU opensource php My Chat Project to the External Links. )Edsonbrasil (talk) , 26 September 2009 (UTC) hey does anyone know how to fix an old mitsubishi tv (projecter screen) the picture went kinda sideways?This is not a forum for general discussion about Chat room. Please limit discussion to improvement of this article.You may wish to ask factual questions about Chat room at the Reference desk, discuss relevant Wikipedia policy at the Village pump, or ask for help at the Help desk.--.254 (talk) , (UTC) The article erroneously remarks that IRC was part of a standard UNIX build. While most IRC servers and their early clients were primarily written on and for UNIX systems, neither were included in any standard UNIX distribution. ICQ has made an option to random chat [1] [2] but it's not very popular [3] [4], whereas there are some other attempts [5]... I noticed two apparent bugs on this page which appear to be some kind of "Graffiti" Part way down, "Smelly Poopers" appears in line with the text under one of the sections. Maybe just a glitch, but it seems unlikely to be random. No need to discuss it, just go ahead and remove the vandalism.