by giving access to the unsupervised services only to subscribers, the company hopes to be able to hold users more accountable. this is a great move by microsoft, and i hope others follow suit.
as always, the announcement is creating reaction from two sides; advocates applaud the move to protect users and children, whereas others feel it will impede free speech. there has been way too much crap floating around various chat rooms, and it is dangerous to children.
This includes a message board that is open to all ages, and which also has a “Teen Talk” forum.
When I spoke to him again about it, he did apologise and said he won’t do it again but he then came out with a load of stuff about how unhappy he was in the marriage, that we never spend time together (which is true), but I don’t think it is fair for him to blame me.
Although personal experience has shown me these online chat rooms are safe and supportive spaces, no responsibility can be taken for third party sites PLEASE NOTE: These are independent sites that have no connection with Please be careful and do not use your full name or share any identifying information. A Silver Lining is a bipolar only online chat room with good, clear guidelines and a solid track record of support for the bipolar community.
A very cool feature is that they provide much needed resources for young people.
microsoft has announced that it will be closing its msn chat rooms in 28 countries.
the official date for the services to cease is october 14th.