Instead, teens are more likely to be targeted by predators via chat rooms and instant messages.
Kids with social networking sites are "no more likely than other youths online to have uncomfortable or scary contacts with unknown people," the report said.
How is it that the only conversation I had was with a person on private chat that was sitting right in front of me.
Why is it that neither of us "reported" each other and sent everything from vulgar images to name calling to saying some of the nicest things to each other.
The first online chat system was called Talkomatic, created by Doug Brown and David R.
Chat messages are generally short in order to enable other participants to respond quickly.