We are strong advocates of people embracing and accepting who they are, and we understand that there are times where that very personal acceptance is not welcomed by sometimes, and most unfortunately, those we care about the most.We also recognize that there are those who are accepted unconditionally by their loved ones as well.Teen Chat Center allows teens to set up a profile and register a nickname, and has several moderated rooms teens can choose among."Teen Flirt" and "Teen Chat" are larger rooms, generally with 100 or more users, while "Teen Connection" and "Chat Center" are geared toward those who are more comfortable in a smaller crowd.While chat rooms can provide a social outlet for teens, it's important they're vigilant and aware that predators lurk in cyberspace, notes Larry Magid, a technology journalist and Internet safety advocate who has served on the Harvard Law School Berkman Center's Internet Safety Technology Task Force.If your teen expresses interest in joining a chat room, remind her to not share personal information she wouldn't want the public to know, including her full name, address and phone number; to avoid getting together with anyone she meets online -- but if she must, to meet in public and bring a group of friends; and that if someone says something creepy or that gives her a bad feeling, to not respond and block that person. in writing, literature and publishing from Emerson College and a master's degree in education from UMASS Boston.
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On Zobe, chatters can copy and paste their chat URL on Facebook or Instant Messenger and invite friends to join them via those domains.
Also cool: the site has lots of emoticons that teens are sure to get a kick out of, including ones meaning "love," "sleeping," "gossip," "thumbs-up" or " thumbs-down." Similar to Zobe, Teen Chat also has a Karma system, which the creators believe rewards positive members of the community.
Having to face these issues alone can often lead to depression and/or anxiety disorders.
Statistics show that an estimated 3.5% of people in the US alone identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual and 0.3% of adults are transgendered.
Teen Chat lets users earn tokens through good Karma, which teens can choose to "gift" to others.