Start a private conversation or IM (instant message)

If you would like to open a (IM) message to chat with one of your pals, just click on their user name in your pal list.  You can also open an IM by right clicking on a pal and selecting 'open IM' from the menu that appears.

The chat panel will open.  Use the text entry area at the bottom of the chat area to type your messages.  Press the enter key to send your message.

Click the 'gift' icon to send a virtual gift.
Click the 'smiley' icon to send emotes or stickers.

The icons at the top right of the IM window do the following..

Start a private video session by clicking on the 'camera' icon.
Start a private call by clicking on the 'handset' icon.
(once you start either type of call you can 'add in' video or audio)

You can send a virtual gift by clicking on the 'gift' icon.

Click the 'menu' icon to open other options like starting a private chat room, 'zoom text', or clear / enable / disable chat history with this pal.