You get to see the people you’re talking with; it's the next best thing after actually being face to face with them.
For support groups, the means being able to face their problems, dilemmas and sufferings with other real people that are going through the exact same thing or have lived through such harsh times in the past.
Chat with them share your experiences & emotions and have fun. Stranger chat rooms provide both text and video chat. Meet strangers as a stranger, you may find them interesting and no more strangers!
You may find best people out there and can make plenty of new friends.
The digital world is increasingly accessible to everyone, even to the elderly.