Creating a chat room is incredibly simple – just head to the Talky website, type the URL you'd like to use, and you're ready to go.
All that remains is to share the URL with people you want to chat with; to keep things private, rooms can be password-protected.
Free, browser-based chat for up to 15 people – no software required Talky is a little different to most messaging tools in that it is, primarily, a web-based service.
There is an i OS app available, but if you're looking for a true cross-platform chatting tool you are going to have to look elsewhere.
Group calling is a great feature for groups of friends, and there is the usual selection of stickers to choose from.
Oh, and we're happy to report that this is an ad-free app.
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