An Internet chat as a new type of conversation is characterized by a specific conversational structure. In this article, its authoress wishes to show how technology, on which an internet chat is based, is impacting the creation of interactive strategies. The changes concern mainly turn taking within a conversation as well as creation of adjacency pairs and theme structures.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.