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.
Only seeing profiles of people of the same sex is free, which means that if a guy is interested in women, he'll have to get out his wallet. AZAR - Random Video Chat is an interesting alternative to the same old flirting apps, such as Badoo or Meetic, since it suggests using a video conference instead of looking at photos and reading a little bit about the other person.
Users can go from one conversation to another, seeing other users on their Android terminal.If you like someone, you can continue talking with them.clearly forbids nudity, sexual content, and bullying in its community guidelines, but there's no promise of oversight. Users can report violators as well as block specific viewers, but live streaming is totally unpredictable -- there's no way to ensure teens won't encounter objectionable live content.By posting, a user is consenting to All users under 18 must be fully clothed/covered, but users older than 18 can appear topless.The number of viewers is shown, and broadcasters can start trending if they have lots of viewers.
Teens can buy gold bars to use to send gifts to other broadcasters.Being in the same domain, they have launched Tinychat Next which works the same way as Chatroulette.The user interface is a bit more refined and you need to have flash installed to even see how the UI looks like.Rules & Community Guidelines forbid on-screen substance use, except for alcohol use by users over 21.Because live streaming is unpredictable, it's possible that underage users will use substances during their feeds. Both the user agreement and app stores specify that users must be 13 and older.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.