Group Chat is available within AIM and can be used on an i Phone, i Pad or Android mobile device, through the web client, or by using the Mac or PC desktop client.
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Most free private chat rooms providers require a screenname or account, available free by visiting their websites.
Your BBOS smartphone must be turned on and have network connectivity to receive the message.
These free chat rooms provide great opportunities to chat with friends and family privately.
Either way, these programs require a user to log on and use a designated username (screenname / handle etc.) that becomes their identity on the system while in use.
This may seem redundant to mention - but it is important to understand this type of messaging utilizes the Internet network for transporting the message. Cell phones (both flip phones and smartphones) can also send text message (SMS = Short Message Service) to other phones with only the use of a phone number.