The latter is a common theme to online articles and tools.
For example Cosmo Latina, Ask Men and Gizmodo have guides on how to do it, and Mashable has assembled a list of apps that may help your endeavors.
Offenders of these rules can be "kicked" (temporarily ejected from the room, but allowed back in) or banned completely either on a temporary or permanent basis.
Sometimes chat room venues are moderated either by limiting who is allowed to speak (not common), by having comments be approved by moderators (often presented as asking questions of a guest or celebrity), or by having moderation volunteers patrol the venue watching for disruptive or otherwise undesirable behavior.
This Fact Sheet defines and explains the multiple acronyms and shortcuts used by teens during computer-mediated communication such as texting, instant messaging, and chatting.
Cyberbullying Fact Sheet: Common Chat Room and Text Messaging Abbreviations.
This hypothesis is based on the idea that then individual's expectations about the outcome of an act can influence the likelihood of engaging in certain behaviors.
While examples from the world of celebrities and politicians demonstrate that there are social risks to this type of behavior—the images/text can be leaked to a larger public resulting in social humiliation and/or rejection (unless it can be sold to the adult entertainment industry) or the material can be construed as harassment if unsolicited or uninvited creating an avenue for legal intervention—clearly people are sexting.Woolley in 1973 on the PLATO System at the University of Illinois.It offered several channels, each of which could accommodate up to five people, with messages appearing on all users' screens character-by-character as they were typed.In the case of sexting, expectancy theory can be applied to both the sender and the recipient, helping to understand both the motivations for sending this kind of material and the responses they elicit.For example, the 611 undergraduates sampled by Dir and colleagues recorded the following responses: While the sample for this study is admittedly WEIRD, and possibly inclined to risky behavior, the data is reflective of the public perceptions of sexting.The users in a particular chat room are generally connected via a shared internet or other similar connection, and chat rooms exist catering for a wide range of subjects.