I'm thinking of putting a "live chat" button or link on a site I work on. It should appear on every page, and ideally would be in the same location on every page. Are there any usability principles ...
I'm designing a chat window for an ecommerce site, and looking for info on when and how to engage the user without annoying them. For example, is it beneficial for the window to be set to appear once ...
I am writing a chat software and we had a discussion about the message alignment. On the one side there is the “traditional” layout where the username starts at the beginning of the line (left in ...
In almost every chat window I open, there's this fairly obvious statement: Never tell your [password/credit card/social security/etc] to anyone. Are there some standards for chat functionality that ...
Two typical features of chat rooms are, the ability to ignore another user (hide all of their messages) and to mark a particular message as spam. Should marking a user's message as spam automatically ...
I'm building a small chat. Now I see but in other chats (whatsapp, facebook mobile chat, sms ...) that the arrangement is always the same: Left: the chat partner. right: myself Why is that?
I'm reprogramming a really bad chat software and I'm don't know how I can adapt huge so called "smileys" from that old chat without causing a bad user experience? Because I think the space between ...
Is it a good idea (or how useful it is) to show a number of unread messages for each conversation when user enters page with the list of conversations? Would it be enough to just indicate that certain ...
In an application which allows 2 people to chat with each other in indiviual windows, if user 1 closes the chat window, should user 2 be notified that user 1 closed the chat? (e.g User 1 Closed Chat ...
We are building an application which is like a social network. We also have a message system and chat system. Now, there is an argument between us on whether should we save the chat conversation for ...