Find out more by checking out Meet New Friends in ICQ Chat Rooms on the Messaging Channel.

Badoo also has a worldwide audience, so you could potentially meet new friends across the globe.

The service is free, however, there are "Superpowers" which can be purchased for Badoo credits (which you buy), which allow you to gain additional exposure to potential new friends. Rawr is a relatively new app which allows you to chat via a 3D avatar on your mobile device. Download and open the app and you're presented with an avatar which can be customized with a huge array of options -- everything from body shape to eye color to shoes -- and then start chatting.

The app offers the ability to connect with your friends on Facebook, or invite friends directly, but also offers the ability to chat with new friends.

Once you download and install the app, tap on the message icon on the top right of the screen, then tap Globetrotter.

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.

Check out our write-up on Rawr in our article about the future of messaging apps, and visit Rawr Messenger to download the app and set up your avatar!

ICQ was one of the earliest chat platforms, having launched in 1996.

Whether you are looking to chat with friends locally, looking for love or romance, want to discuss the news or sports, or even swap recipes, you can certainly find all that and more by using the following messaging platforms: Twitch originally became known as a place for video game enthusiasts to meet, chat, and watch talented gamers compete against each other.