Twitch Creative is a place where you can connect with people who have similar interests, and there's a staggering array of options available.Whether your jam is cooking, sewing, writing, computer programming or painting, there is a community on Twitch of like-minded people that you can connect with.
Twitch is free – although in many cases you also have the option to donate or subscribe to content creators who are broadcasting on the service.
The platform is available online as well as on mobile devices.
This is because these apps use data or an internet connection.
Teachers, parents and carers of children and young people need to be aware that online grooming, cyberbullying and stalking can happen when using IM and chat apps.
Instant messaging (IM), ‘direct messaging’ and ‘chat’ are messages sent (and received) in real time over the internet.
You can also video chat if you have a computer or device with a webcam/camera.
Check out our guide to Twitch, and visit to sign up.
Want to make new friends, either locally or across the globe, for new friendships and perhaps dating? Available on the web as well as on mobile devices, Badoo is a free service that connects users from across the globe.
An open online environment such as a public chatroom means that anyone can take part in a conversation.