You will need a pretty good internet connection for this to work.
Browse your provider's list of available chats to see if they offer a room for college students. Their chat network is made up of a variety of chat rooms including: These categories are further expanded with special chat categories, and even include an on-line singles flirt chat room.
I've read some of the teen conversations on the sites my daughter wants to visit, and they seem relatively harmless. While the Internet can be a wonderful educational and communication tool, it can also be a dangerous place for unsuspecting young teens.
But I'm still afraid of losing control over my child's interactions with her peers. According to a Congressional report, one out of five kids has been solicited online for sex, usually by someone they met in a chat room or through instant messaging.
Most often chat rooms are established based on a theme or area of interest so those who gather in them have something to talk about.
Older students will often avoid teen chat rooms and look for a chat filled with more mature students who are likely to carry on meaningful conversations.
Below are other ways of staying in touch using the internet—one uses voice and one uses writing. They can take their time talking because Skype is free.