Twitch is free -- although in many cases you also have the option to donate or subscribe to content creators who are broadcasting on the service.

The platform is available online as well as on mobile devices.

Badoo also has a worldwide audience, so you could potentially meet new friends across the globe.

As with anything you do online, use chat rooms with caution and be sure to use the utmost discretion in sharing personal information or your exact location with anyone online or via a mobile app.

Many of the regular users here simply refer to us as scsc.

Whether you are looking to chat with friends locally, looking for love or romance, want to discuss the news or sports, or even swap recipes, you can certainly find all that and more by using the following messaging platforms: Twitch originally became known as a place for video game enthusiasts to meet, chat, and watch talented gamers compete against each other.

Since it's inception, however, the Amazon-owned video platform has expanded into other categories.

While it's primarily a dating app, you do have the option to specify what you are there for -- making new friends, chatting, or dating.

The service does have a "nearby" feature which enables you to find new friends in your area if you so desire.

Enter a hashtag and the environment of your choice in order to change it (example: #cafe).

Rawr is a free service, however, there is the option to buy items in the "mall" which allow you to customize your avatar even further.

Check out our write-up on Rawr in our article about the future of messaging apps, and visit Rawr Messenger to download the app and set up your avatar!