Created by a Russian school boy, Chatroulette connects millions of strangers in random video conversations.
The web app itself is pretty bare-bones, with two video panes showing the user & you, a huge pane for text chat and a couple of buttons for controlling the chat.
So you can pick and choose the person to have a random chat with.
In addition, you can play real time games, listen to music and watch Youtube videos while on the site.
In the 21st century, an online service has the potential to garner hundreds of thousands of hits if it is social networking enabled. Now after a decade of connecting with real world friends online, people suddenly have the desire to befriend strangers.
Though not the first chat service to pair up random strangers, Chatroulette did add video zing to the otherwise bland random text chats.
Common rules for all anonymous chat rooms: - All the secrets you share in Anti Chat, must stay in Anti Chat- Teens aged less than 17 are not allowed to download and use this app- All international and private chats must remain free of trolling, bullying and agitating. I like though how when you select to talk to a random person, you/they are given permission if you accept them to keep talking to you. However when two concerning adults enter a private chat, the "mods" monitor your conversations.
Each random chat conversation is referred to as a game and you can restart a new game at any time.
The site requires you to be clothed at all times (No.
Omegle allows you to share the chat log in your Facebook account or to download it to your PC. It allows you talk to your friends or to random strangers.
One cool feature of this web app is that people who are available for a random chat are presented in 3D bubbles with their profiles.