Chat/Instant Messaging

The following resources provide you with access to a number of active online communities. Most of these forums, chat rooms and shoutbox services don't require that you download any special software, though ICQ and other instant messaging services may require that you download their software in order to connect to their user base.


- Swap freebie-tracking tips with other bargain hunters in this family-friendly free stuff chat room.

Cyber Detour

- A very popular hang-out for net addicts. Features a general-audience chatroom that is active most of the day. Chat

- The online hub for indie filmmakers and film fans. You never know who you could bump into here!


- The world's most popular instant messaging service is always available for free download. Get in touch with your friends and family today!