Skip to content


by Umesh Arya
Technology ()


Virtual means "anything just like real but not actually real". This magic sentence was unheard of before the arrival of IT. The virtual friendship through Internet chatting is spreading fast. People spend thier precious time chatting with their online friends whom they have never seen and met. A recent survey in the metropolitan cities revelaed that chatting is the second most widely used application of the Internet after e-mail. This addiction for the research of a "true friend" in space is giving rise to many "psychiatric disorders".

Author-supplied keywords

Cite this document (BETA)

Readership Statistics

4 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
75% Computer Science
25% Business, Management and Accounting
by Academic Status
50% Student > Bachelor
25% Professor > Associate Professor
25% Student > Master
by Country
25% India

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Sign up & Download

Already have an account? Sign in