|“||a method of communication for two or more people online who can send real-time messages to each other.||”|
|“||the exchange of typed-in messages among a group of users who can participate from anywhere on the Internet. In some cases, a private chat can be arranged between two parties who meet initially in a group chat. Chats can be ongoing but are usually scheduled for a particular time and duration.||”|
- ↑ The Electronic Intrusion Threat to National Security and Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications: An Awareness Document, at F-3.