It can be difficult to overcome depression without support, without learning what exactly depression is, and without learning helpful coping strategies.This course is designed to provide you with those types of learning opportunities with the goal being to improve your mood.Thereby, a feeling similar to a spoken conversation is created, which distinguishes chatting from other text-based online communication forms such as Internet forums and email.Online chat may address point-to-point communications as well as multicast communications from one sender to many receivers and voice and video chat, or may be a feature of a web conferencing service.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.
The first online system to use the actual command "chat" was created for The Source in 1979 by Tom Walker and Fritz Thane of Dialcom, Inc.
Ancestors include network chat software such as UNIX "talk" used in the 1970s.
The term chatiquette (chat etiquette) is a variation of netiquette (Internet etiquette) and describes basic rules of online communication.
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.