What is Chat?

A chat is an online conversation between users on a particular social media platform. Online chats may consist of two or more users. Typically, online chats happen privately in a platform-supported direct messaging system. Chats may include traditional dialogue, shared posts, GIFs, photos, and links to name a few. Some of the many social media platforms with chat options include Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok.

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