Text Conference vs Chat Rooms

Text Conference vs Chat Rooms

What is the difference between a “Text Conference” and a “Chat Room”?

Both “Text Conference” and “Chat Room” allow several people to chat together. The difference is in the way they work.

Text Conference

  • A temporary group chat.
  • When you close the chat window, you leave the conference. To get back in the conference someone else has to add you back.
  • When you sign out Brosix, you leave the conference. To get back in the conference someone else has to add you back.
  • Chat history is recorded but is not assigned to the conference. Instead, the messages you send are recorded under each participant history.

Chat Room

  • A persistent group chat.
  • When you close the chat window, you don’t leave the chat room.
  • When you sign out Brosix, you don’t leave the chat room. When you sign in back you will receive all messages the other users has sent while you were offline.
  • Chat history is recorded and assigned to the chat room. You can browse and search it.
  • The Chat room has a name.
  • Chat room is listed in your contacts list. You can easily find it and send a message to all group chat members.

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