The name of the current chat (whether it be a private Group Chat or a user's normal chat channel) you are in is displayed to the right of the icon.
Anyone can create a new group chat by simply clicking the icon to the left on the chat pane.
Only members of Stack Overflow with at least 20 reputation may talk here – but all the conversations are free, open, and public to read by anyone.
This site is an extension of Stack Overflow, so discussion should more or less revolve around the same topics you'd find at Stack Overflow — but in an interactive, less strictly Q&A focused way.
Chat is the primary way we talk to friends and family today. Today's best team chat apps help organize team conversations about multiple topics, search through your company archives to see if a question's already been answered, and speed up with with bots and integrations that bring apps into your chats. This article originally compared 11 team chat apps a few months after Slack was released.
You must be a registered user of Stack Overflow to participate in chat.
If you are logged in there, you will automatically be logged in here.
To participate in a Twitch chat, you must sign-in to your Twitch account.
Once you are signed in, your chat window will look like this: Group Chat is a newer feature on Twitch that allows users to access and create private / invite only chat rooms that are not tied to a specific Channel and can be accessed on any other Channel on Twitch by simply clicking the icon to the left and selecting which Group Chat they wish to open.
When talking in a room, it's polite to stay roughly on topic for the room, as defined by the room owners.