Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).
All Paid users can message and post and they also have added benefits.
The classic chatroom of the 1990s was overtaken by other platforms as the WWW moved to newer forms of sociality; namely, the social network.
These later social web platforms have taken the place of self-made homepages devoted to the individual.
AOL changed its brand from an ISP to an internet portal.