Singles chat rooms are online chats for single people looking for others to date. Singles chats may be video chats that require a webcam. Online chats are commonly a blend of both text and video chat so that more people may participate.
Popular chat portals such as Chat-Avenue.com or WeirdTown.com offer free chat rooms for singles and other interests. Dating sites such as POF.com and social media websites such as MeetMe.com also offer singles chats and profiles. Allowing users to create and view others profiles in addition to meeting through a chat room interface is a way of increasing conversation and interaction among strangers meeting online.