This appears to be the place where all the freaks trawling 4chan–a bulletin board better known for inventing LOL Cats and Rick Rolling–have migrated their insanity.
And it’s insanely addictive–basically like a slot machine where instead of cherries, you’re hoping for the strangest that humanity has to offer.
Make sure there are no kids in the room if you plan on trying out the Chatroulette video chat service.
While I was able to have a couple of very nice conversations with fully clothed polite individuals, I saw some things I would rather have avoided as I tested this relatively new service.
You need to bring some friends for testing if no one is online.
For easier testing of the appliction, try the plain plain videochat solution to setup a room url and see how it works for you.
What would you, as a web app user, want to see in a stranger-to-stranger video chat service?
From creepy to cute, here are a few Chatroulette clones we dig.
In my case, mostly what I saw were the heads of young men and as soon as they saw me, they apparently clicked Next because they were gone in a second.You might end by calling your mother and screaming that you’re being murdered.Think of You Tube, with even more exhibitionism because everything is live and nothing is being recorded.I saw a couple of young women who also quickly dismissed me as a candidate for a video chat.On a couple of occasions, I saw people who hung around long enough to start a conversation either through the Webcam microphone or by text chat.