If the lock is unlocked, the messages are not being encrypted.
To see specific information about the user's status or encryption, hover the mouse over the icons for a few seconds.
Each message is prepended with the author's user name in brackets ().
The user's current status is displayed below the toolbar for reference, as well as an icon indicating as to the status of encryption.
Webmail services such as Gmail also allow you to initiate a one-on-one chats with your contacts.
The window contains one main area for the conversation, different options for sending a message may be shown and a small input line for entering the messages is at the bottom of the window.A web chat is a special system or service that allows real time communication for users that use easy-to-access web interfaces.It’s an internet online chat type that is user-friendly and fully accessible by users, without need to install any specialized software for chatting.It’s a term with a broader meaning, because, unlike instant messaging programs, which are intended for one-to-one communication, it enables or makes it possible for multiple users to take part in the same conversation, typically known as videocalling or videoconferencing.Another popular format for sending and receiving messages is styled after America Online's Instant Messenger.