Often the lack of online or correspondence (turned off the electricity, hung the computer, the interlocutors offline) annoying and distracting from office work, more than the chat, so communication through the Internet has become a routine step required for inner peace.
Some correspondence with friends and relatives, discussing pressing issues, others are looking for new people to talk to. Tasks can be different: fresh sensations, new friends, find like-minded; trying to meet the same/the same if in real life, Affairs of the heart are not going well, and so on.
New friends first, communication is formal, but gradually people open up to each other, tell about yourself more. On the one hand, it’s good have someone to vent to, someone to share thoughts. On the other — there is a danger of saying too much, for example, to fall into the trap of scammers. And surprisingly, in the cities of acquaintance through the Internet, even more popular than in small towns.
Human psychology is such that, even surrounded by many people, each rotating in a small society: the closest relatives, some old friends, one or two colleagues. To enter into the circle with someone new, need strength time. Both often lacking. And there appears on the scene the Internet, which gives you the opportunity without spending a lot of energy to acquire a hundred new friends, and maybe even an online love affair “for discharge”.