Avatars for chat rooms
“So we wanted to make sure there was a place for people in the betas to test chat, give feedback, and have a bit of fun.Perhaps most importantly, we wanted to get to know people using chat and learn from them.” Chats are opt-in for subreddits, meaning that every community doesn’t have one yet, but there are already rooms for everything from to cats.(Here’s a full directory.) Like the rest of Reddit, chat rooms are minimalist, with much of the focus on the words shared by users.On the left is a list of rooms you’ve joined, and you can swap between them with a click.
More popular rooms had people shooting the shit, sharing their lives and dreams, and joking.
It all felt very wholesome, like the long-lost AOL days where people liked logging into random chat rooms to connect with strangers.
The flip side is that vintage chat rooms had their problems, too.
They can also choose personality characteristics such as “flirty” or “bashful.” District attorney’s investigator Mike Harris has received many calls about the website from concerned parents in the past several days, according to Pam Russell, a DA’s office spokesperson.
The characters look like animated boys and girls, and one parent thought her child was simply playing an interactive game with dolls.