I do not feel that some of these communities are safe or appropriate for a young teens.

These services provide instant communication between two user’s computers either through typing messages, sending files, and or even pictures.

These communications appear instantaneously on the recipient's computer once the sender presses “enter” or selects “send.” It is important to make a distinction between the various types of messaging platforms and possibilities. Messaging programs can be found for both computers and smartphones.

The server was only used during specific hours of the day because of the initial games' location on a college website, but when the MUD game was useable, the servers were always full to the maximum capacity.

Instant Messaging (IM) or better known as Messaging, and Chat Rooms, utilize the Internet as the backbone for their functionality.

It's full of bullies (who even bully autists), they respond with lenny faces & kys (Kill yourself) but they do much more terrible things.

The curators/leaders are bullies and the weird thing was that people love those bullies!player, Interactive fiction, and the first form of online chat.The MUD slowly started growing out of Trubshaw's friend group, and the popularity became astonishing.Computers require a small program to be downloaded and installed whereas a smartphone user can easily install an app from the manufacturer’s app store.Either way, these programs require a user to log on and use a designated username (screenname / handle etc.) that becomes their identity on the system while in use.So, what happens if you accidentally delete a message that you really wanted to save, or If you're looking to hide a message or thread from your page, but not get rid of it completely, just Archive it.