Internet Relay Chat(IRC) was created in August 1988 with the aim to replace MUT a bulletin board system.
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Oikarinen, Jarkko. "Founding IRC". Available from http://mirc.com/jarkko.html. [Accessed: 26th November 2015]
Unknown Author. "IRC Networks". Available from http://irc.netsplit.de/networks/top100. [Accessed: 26th November 2015]