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Questions tagged [chat]

Use this tag when seeking software recommendations to relay instant text messages over the Internet, either between individual or to a private or public group.

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How can we broadcast messages to all users in a channel by using websockets [on hold]

I am developing real-time chat applications. I am using STOMP over web-sockets for my purpose. I used spring boot as backend and I created websocket endpoints. Consuming these endpoints from angular ...
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Chatbot that can search a webpage or database?

I'm looking for a chatbot that can search through a knowledge base located on a website preferably free? I am trying to demo a project and want to use this as a proof of concept but don't have time to ...
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Live chat library/server/plugin for website

Looking for something MIT or BSD licensed. Each user needs to be able to have live chats with any other user in a 1-1 communication channel when both users are logged in, as well as the ability for ...
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Website robot that can answer questions and store info in Firebase database

I'm currently working in a company that needs a robot inside their website that answers some questions according to some options that will be provided by it and then store it inside a Firebase ...
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Chat system integrated to an AngularJS website, reusing name if visitor is logged in

I'm looking for a chat system that can be integrated into my website (made by AngularJS). I want this tool to fulfil the following criterias: Visitors of our website can chat with our support team to ...
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video chat app with advanced admin controls

I'm looking for a video chat app that would more or less allow the admin to do the following. Let's suppose: A is the admin and there are 5 other participants (B, C, D, E and F) arrange calls ...
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Open source self-hosted enterprise chat server with Active Directory integration, video/audio chat, file sharing

We are considering an enterprise chat app for our company. However, we have significant presence in China and Indonesia. Local regulations of these countries require personnel data of these companies ...
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Real-time chat system on Laravel

This is my first question to this website, although I'm not new. I have found all my questions answered and never really found a need to ask some of my own. But, I'm searching for over two days and ...
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performance and security testing for my mobile App (Chat) which supports xmpp server and client

I want to do performance and security testing for my mobile App (Chat) which supports xmpp server and client, what are the recommended tools or scripts,strategies to do it. Please suggest on this!!
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Python - chat server library

I'm looking to develop a chat server using - preferably - python 3. The chat should have the following functionalities and constraints: username/password Authentication. Message retention when ...
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Software to view all messages in one place regardless of source

I get frustrated by the number of electronic communication channels we have these days – email (IMAP), FB Messenger, Whatsapp, iMessage, SMS, LinkedIn etc... it would be nice if as many of these as ...
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Tech company chat where each question creates an opt-in subchannel for answers / debate

In my company, we've grown out of four successive enterprise chat platforms (Yammer, Slack, Workplace, WhatsApp). We currently have a WhatsApp group which, despite being restricted to lead developers (...
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Need solution for embedding live stream on web page, with call to action or chat (with no sign in)

I need a turnkey solution for a live stream with call to action and/or chat on one page of our wordpress site, which meets the following requirements: I want all visitors to the webpage to instantly ...
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Self-hosted messaging server

I am looking for self-hosted open source implementation of messaging server to substitute Telegram, Viber, WhatsApp, etc. The requirements are Store all messages encrypted on server (I understand ...
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Chat app on mobile phones were users can be anonymous and any two can chat privately

I am looking for a chat app on Android and iOS where users join a public room anonymously (no phone number or authentication is required) and chat. If two users want to chat privately, they can chat ...
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Is there any chat app for local network (works without Internet connection) like netmeeting in windows xp?

Is there any chat application works on Windows 10 or 7 similar to netmeeting in windows xp, which supports: works without Internet connection, works on LAN (local Network is enough to run it). ...
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Voice/Text Chat for High School Esports

I’m looking for a free text/voice chat platform appropriate for a high-school-affiliated esports team with multiple channel support, and moderation features. Web, mobile, and/or desktop clients are ...
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Camouflaged chat app for Android (does not look like a chat app)

I have a scenario where a client needs to have an app to chat with someone without anyone else being able to know, cursorily, that an app is a communication app or has the ability to provide ...
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Looking for E2E encrypted voice chat without sockets

I am working for a big corporation from a remote location. The default for voice chat is Skype, which works most of the time alright. Unfortunately because of the VPNs, Firewalls and other networking ...
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PC/Desktop IM Client that Supports GIFs via GIPHY?

I'm looking for an IM/chat client that will work on Windows which can connect to multiple services and meets the following criteria: Allows to add accounts from other services (e.g. Facebook, ...
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Reputable and reliable web service that integrates email + chat similar to Gmail/Hangouts?

Google has been fumbling again and again in recent weeks. Just now, it opened a stupid "upload your profile picture" window that wouldn't go away because apparently the UI doesn't understand what the ...
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ChatBot service providers that use the official WhatsApp Business API

WhatsApp released earlier this month the official API for its Business version. Most of the WhatsApp integrations that are avaialble are based on hacks. Which ones now provide services/products based ...
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live chat plugin for a website

Firstly sorry, this is bit of a vague question. I am trying to research on different live chat plugins available out there to add into a website (e.g testwebsite.com). The plugin will need to have a ...
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How to make a bank chatbot in Android application

I want to add a chatbot in my Android application to make bank services for the users I looked for it alot but I couldn't found a library to do it , I also tried using API.ai and IBM Watson but I ...
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Windows application better than Skype

Skype used to be fantastic, but has been gradually strangled over the past few years, and now it is unreliable; the latest changes are ridiculous. I need to leave. Is there another Windows program ...
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Gateway for StackExchange chat?

StackExchange is a proprietary Q/A network owned by the Facebook guys. It provides a chat network. That chat network is chock full of experts, usually of the Slack and Discord-using varieties that can'...
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Free software like Telegram plus Wiki

I'm searching for a software like Telegram and Wiki that: Supporting Channel: You could add a post and followers will notify about it. Supporting Group: Followers can communicate with each other in ...
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simple lightweight reliable method to send notifications to ubuntu over internet

Me and my friend are using Ubuntu 16.04 I want to have a method to send a notification to her laptop. She is not so experienced with Linux so It's better to be very easy to setup. I want it to be ...
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Online tool to encrypt/decrypt messages for chatting in privacy

Is there an online tool to encrypt and decrypt messages, so that it is possible to use a general purpose chat service (such as Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp) with relative privacy? For example I ...
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Software to develop a chatbot that uses data from Elasticsearch

I'm currently taking a look at chatbot development. The plan is to have a chatbot on our website that can answer questions. We also want to see if its possible to have a chatbot which can send a query ...
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Building a chat application for Asp.Net MVC website

I want to include a chatting functionality in my ASP.Net MVC Website. It is an online trading website (like ebay, Amazon or Airbnb), where UserA creates an Advertisement and UserB wants to contact ...
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Alternative to Whatsapp that takes less phone storage space

I don't like it that much whatsapp because repeatedly fills the mobile memory. Some recommendation to get that store automatically old conversations in its servers, without mine intervention. Yes, I ...
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Messaging app with channels

Telegram has been recently blocked in Iran and we might have to use a different messaging app. A useful feature of Telegram is channels. Is there a messenger providing the same or a similar feature? ...
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serverless chat client that works across subnets?

I'm looking for a Linux (CentOS 7) based chat application that I can use to simply send chat messages directly to an IP address (on a machine that's running the same client). I want to avoid ...
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Customizable website chat widget

I have a website where visitors first log in and then watch videos, and I want them to be able to exchange chat messages with my support agents as they're watching the videos. I'm looking for a chat ...
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Replacing Discourse and Slack with a single platform?

(Initially posted in Community Building but it was recommended I post here too.) TL;DR: Are there tools/platforms that can replace both Discourse (forums for end users) and Slack (chat for developers)...
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Looking for a messenging app

Looking for a free iPhone app that will allow me to access Facebook Messenger without installing Facebook Messenger.
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Chat message repeater for Windows

Can anyone recommend me a reliable web chat message repeater for Windows? I found some spam bot programs but the maximum interval is too short. So I would like to have more messages being ...
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1-1 User Chat APIs with Admin access (for mobile and web) (PHP/JS)

I need to have a 1-1 chat application for a website/app with the following functionality. Certain classes of users can chat with other classes of users Admins should be able to view chats, but not ...
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Online text chat that doesn't allow copy-pasting by guests

I'm looking for an online text chat solution that can be used by guests without needing to register their own accounts. It want a solution where I can host the room and it's possible for me to store ...
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Public chat for virtual coworking

I want to create virtual coworking chat room, where people can share what they are working on and talk to earch other, while working on their every day tasks during a day. So I need hosted chat ...
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Cross platform chat program with local log?

It seems Skype for Linux is no longer a desktop app but some resource hog desktop app layer thrown over the Skype for Web client and as such it is no longer capable of local logging. There's a 30 day ...
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Messaging app with end-to-end encryption, usable in China

End-to-end encryption has become a basic feature of messaging apps. WhatsApp was banned from China after implementing it. So, is there any end-to-end encrypted chat app which is usable right now in ...
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Chat application for one-on-one chat in PHP

I am looking for a chat application written in PHP, allowing a group of people in an office to interact with each other. It can be one to one or may be a group chat application for my PHP based web ...
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Are there any instant messaging apps that support Markdown and LaTex?

I am a college student, and we come across situations where we need to discuss homework and concepts that we have to learn. We traditionally use WhatsApp, but that's not really a good enough app, as ...
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Cost-free alternative to slack where channels can be set as “open”

I'm looking for a cost-free alternative to slack where channels can be set as "open" so people can join without having to be invited (slack has this feature but only when paying) In other words, this ...
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Software with phone-app and web interfaces to create impromptu groups and discuss

We students have ten subjects taught by ten different teachers. We created a Google Group to share info, but it has two problems: 1. When we or any teacher posts to the Google Group, all teachers ...
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Setup online discussion forum

I am planning to setup an online discussion forum for our research group to share and discuss technical issues and information with each other. In the order of priority, following are the desired ...
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Is there a slack integration or app which provides running HTML+CSS+JS code snippets?

I have recently set my students with hipchat just because I liked an integration on hipchat called HTMLCanvas. But unfortunately this integration does not allow including external JavaScript libraries ...
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What web chat app could suit my specific needs?

I want to have a live chat on my website, with the following functionality: authorization for users (via FB or email) ability to moderate users (ban or kick them out) ability to have a bot, who would ...