Does AOL have chat rooms?
AOL has made the decision to shut down AOL Chat Rooms, which are currently only available to AOL Desktop Gold subscribers. No, the only thing being decommissioned is Chat Rooms. All other features of AOL Desktop Gold will continue to function normally.
How do I get to AOL chat rooms?
To view the rooms created by AOL users, open the Created by AOL Members tab. Use the search box to search for a specific chat room. Join a private chat room by clicking the Enter or Start Private Chat link, typing the exact name of the chat room and clicking Go Chat.
What year did AOL chat rooms start?
1997 Launched in 1997, AIM became widespread once it was made available to non-subscribers in 1998. Then in the 2000s, the rise of DSL and cable modems made paying AOL a monthly fee for Internet access seem increasingly unnecessary.
Are there any chat rooms left?
Yes, they still exist. Chat rooms are still quite popular. Talking real-time with strangers is one thing that is still quite common. Also, it should be noted that country based hat rooms are used by several people in different parts of the world.