Might come as a shock to you but ," A recent survey of boys 10-17 found that 23% met their most current friends in a

CHAT ROOM.  I mean that kind of makes since doesn't it?  People talking about their interests and what they have in common with others!  But, to be honest I have trouble seeing myself trusting the World Wide Web that much. What about you?

The world of online chat rooms is full of human beings who are involved in exchanging their thoughts and feelings with old friends and also with newly acquired pals. These rooms are normally full of people who love to talk and hence do so ignoring the physical presence of countries and borders.

(via Online Chat Rooms: Place for Making Friends Online.)