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How is chat replay synchronized on twitch videos?

Recently, twitch.tv videos have added a "chat replay" feature, where you can see the messages that were sent on chat at the time the video was being streamed live. The stream delay on twitch makes ...
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Make Google Video Chat (in Gmail) distinguish between two USB webcams [closed]

I have two USB-connected webcams attached to my machine. Unfortunately, while GChat recognises that both exist, it doesn't seem to be able to distinguish between them. It has picked the wrong one by ...
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How to connect with non-Gmail users on Hangouts?

I have been a die-hard user of the old Google chat, primarily because it let me add non-Gmail users to chat with them through the GChat interface. Unfortunately I've started seeing this banner: ...
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Why are friends I never talk to in the top section of the chat list?

Sometimes I have friends showing in the top chat side bar that I never talk to, so I wonder why they are in the top of the chat side bar and not in the 'other friends' on chat. Could it be that ...
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Pidgin compatible multi-user chatrooms?

Now that Yahoo chatrooms are gone, what other Pidgin supported services have chat rooms? I have tried conference.jabber.org, but virtually every room is empty. I know many Yahoo users migrated to ...
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Facebook chat contacts mixed up

Earlier this week, my chat contacts on Facebook's sidebar got mixed up. The upper part, where my most frequently contacted friends are usually located, was replaced by the bottom part, that is, "more ...
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Does Google+ have any video chat bots you can call to test out the video hangout functionality? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gmail Video Chat Tester Bot? For instance in Skype I have such as service in my contacts list called "Echo / Sound Test Service" which you can call up, record a message, and ...
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Removing a Name from Gmail Chat

In Gmail Chat, the Never show button has disappeared. How do I get it back?
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Is there a chat program where I can own my chat?

Is there any chat system where I can keep the logs protected (private). For example if I use gtalk (the Google's chat) then the chats are logged into their server. A good analogy is that if I use IRC ...
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Hangouts as chatrooms

I was hoping I could use Hangouts as chat-rooms, but it doesn't seem that easy. What I was expecting is that I can bring my Hangout contacts into a chat-room authorized by their hangout ID. Also all ...
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How to know if I am blocked in Gmail chat

I blocked some programmer on Gmail chat and after two weeks I unblocked him. Now instead of the status circle I don't see anything (and that after I sent him some mail, thus I expected to see his ...
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How does Facebook figure out my top friends

The friends in my chat window on Facebook are pretty much all people I interact with most on Facebook. There is one person however that I have removed from my newsfeed and though I used Facebook to ...
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how to know when chat coversations have been deleted

How to see full conversations on chat. And how to tell if chats have been deleted? I looked on Facebook saw an alert. But maybe the chat was deleted?
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Can't call contact using Gmail's voice calling

I can call phone numbers and hangout with people, but I can't call a contact using the "Voice calling" feature. My contact says he doesn't get any notification when I try calling him. He can call me ...
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How to retrieve complete chat from a Twitter chat?

I was in a Twitter chat with a group on tweetchat.com but now when I search the for chat tag, only the last 20 messages or so show up. Is there a way to retrieve all of the chat, which is probably 200–...
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How to find out if I have been removed from a friend's Yahoo! Messenger's contact list

Is there any way to know if someone has removed me from his/her Yahoo! Messenger friends list?
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Is there a web app where you can share music in real time in the context of a chat? [closed]

I'm looking for a web application that allows me to share the music I'm listening to in real time with a friend over chat. Note: this isn't about broadcasting my musical tastes or publishing my ...
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Youtube chat is unusably fast for me, but other people use it

When I try to use LiveChat or TopChat on the web page of a Youtube video, it can be too fast. It shows so many new messages, with a high frequency, that I can not follow my own one to one ...
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Migrate Google Chats from One Google Account to Another

I have two Google accounts - an old one that I used for a while as a kid, and a new one I opened when I became a working professional and needed a professional-looking personal email address. It's ...
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Import IMO chat history into something readable

I've got a bunch of chats from third-party clients from IMO.im before their service decided to become a proprietary-only client. Problem is, the chat logs are hardly readable as-is, here's a sample ...
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imo.im remain logged in (remember me)

I am a frequent user of imo.im and use its google chrome plugin too. But since few days i am unable to use its autologin feature as they have removed the option in login page. So i have to log in ...
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Is it possible to hide or disable chat on Google Drive for all the users that are sharing the document?

I need to disable the chat on my Google Drive’s shared documents, as I work with people around the world who need privacy. As I discovered, you have the chance to disable it in your own account, but I ...
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Smiley? Where do they come from?

How does the chat application like that found in Facebook(for example), uses smiley's? That is my question is how does these symbols(smiley's) come from? Do they have any ASCII characters, because ...
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How to figure out the live chat widget of websites? [closed]

If you would take a look at this website. https://haystack.report/ It uses a pretty interesting chat support widget. How to figure out the company that made this?
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how does one hide a contact to appear in 'active' on Facebook Messenger

A particular contact when active, appears in my Active list in Facebook Messenger android app even though I have turned off chat for them on facebook.com website. How do I hide that person on the ...
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Moderated Celebrity chat [closed]

I am searching for a moderated celebrity chat. Every week a celebrity from my country will answer questions from users who join the room. I want to have a moderator who will filter those questions and ...
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Stack Overflow chat [closed]

Does anybody out there have any idea what Stack Overflow use for their chat services? I want to add a chat tab to my site navigation and display a whole-page chat interface.
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How to distinguish chatbots from humans? [closed]

I hate chatbots. How can I detect them in chatboxes? For instance, I went to this website, and a chatbox appeared, offering help. The conversation is below: The last answer is too generic. It clearly ...