How Can You Find Chat Rooms Online?

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Back when the internet first started, excited users across the globe fell in love with the concept of communicating with people who shared their interests and lived in other states and countries all over the world. In the U.S., many users signed up for AOL (American Online) or Yahoo accounts that gave them access to interest-based chat rooms as well as access to the magical World Wide Web. 

These days, most internet service providers (ISPs) merely provide access to the internet rather than full software suites with tons of features. That means you will have to do a little more digging if you want to find interesting chat rooms visited by the types of people you want to get to know. Tons of free options are available online, but you have to know how to find them — and how to protect yourself when using them. Here’s a look at some of the best ways to find great chat rooms filled with your new potential online friends.