Chat with Several Buddies at Once

A Chat Room is different from an Instant or Direct Message in that you can have a number of people around the world in the same “room” (which looks amazingly like an Instant Message window) all chatting at once. Here are your options:

  • You can create a new Chat Room with a unique name and invite a large number of people to join you. members, AOL members, and AIM users can all be invited into the Chat Room. (The limit in America Online is 23 people in a room, but I am not sure what the limit is in iChat.) Caps and lowercase don’t matter when typing the name of a new Chat Room.

  • You can join an existing Chat Room that another member has created if you know the exact name of the room. (You cannot join ...

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