You can then type your screen name and password on the sign-in screen on AOL Desktop or AIM to get ready to chat.AOL People Connection is the main home to dozens of chat rooms grouped into two categories: chat rooms created by AOL and chat rooms created by members.When you join a game, a chat box displays to the right and connects you with other people playing the same game.Some of the games featured on the website include arcade games, word games, puzzle games, casino games, and sports games.AOL Desktop Gold is .99 per month with a free 30-day trial.Signing in to AOL Desktop, AIM, or AOL Games requires an AOL screen name, which will be used as your online ID and also provides a way for other members to contact you through email and instant messaging.While you can only access the People Connection chat rooms through AOL Desktop for Windows or for Mac, you can create and participate in AIM buddy chats with both the AOL Desktop software and the standalone AOL IM (AIM) software.
Whether you want to find others who share your interests, chat privately with your friends, or meet other people who play your favorite game, AOL's variety of chat rooms provide numerous ways to connect to members and possibly even meet new friends.
AOL has comprehensive guidelines that users need to follow to ensure a safe chat experience for all members and requires members to agree to these policies when creating a screen name.
These rules focus on appropriate language, the distribution of content, and various types of illegal activities.
AOL's various language guidelines ban the use of language that could offend, threaten, take advantage of, or harass other members.
Prohibited language includes the following: It is prohibited on AOL chat to exploit minors for personal information, including names, telephone numbers, home addresses, or any other information one could use to track down the person.