active chat


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

active chat

An on-screen message indicating that the text-based communication (the chat) is still live. This message is often found with chat-based technical support to indicate that the support rep is still working with the user and addressing the issue. See chat.
References in periodicals archive ?
1 If you're looking for students to interview -- and don't mind cyberspace's sometimes synthetic reality -- note the site now has an active chat room where students have been known to take a study break.
HP Active Chat provides faster problem resolution with real-time web chat on select HP server and storage products.
In addition to "Ask a Star," messaging with critics, and opportunities to write your own reviews, the site has active chat rooms and message boards on various theater-related topics, all accessible from here.