Because chat room messages are spontaneous and instantly visible, there is a potential for abuse, which may or may not be intentional.

These chat rooms are often created to add people with similar taste, background, or interest.

There is no restriction of country as well so a user from Indonesia can be a part of a chat room in India.

A growing feature with the help of which this opportunity can be harnessed is Kik Chat Rooms or Kik Group.

The app offers a user to create a chat room or group to add people from similar background or with similar interests.

Around 240 million people are using Kik worldwide to connect with their family and friends and most of them use kik chat rooms.

With such a large database of users, there is a huge possibility of extending the circle beyond the usual contacts and get in touch with diverse people located globally.

Inside the chat room, generally there is a list of the people currently online, who also are alerted that another person has entered the chat room. The message is almost immediately visible in the larger communal message area and other users respond.

Users can enter chat rooms and read messages without sending any, a practice known as lurking.

However, this is not a strict norm that users must have something in common to be a part of the chat room.