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Using video chat requires that your computer’s IP address is made available to the stranger’s computer: “Omegle video chat requires a direct connection to be made between your computer and the other user’s computer…” This is the warning received when initiating an unmonitored video chat: 5.
The first thing I was asked was “asl” – meaning what is my age, sex and location. On the second test, I ended up in a brief chat with a young man, a software developer from India.
Well, that is what he said but that’s the thing – who really knows?
At the end of an Omegle chat, users have the option to save the chat’s log and share the link.
Therefore your conversation is not really private, and the contents of the chat including any personal information you might share can be sent to anyone without your knowledge.
Omegle is not okay for kids – unless you are okay with your kids chatting with complete strangers. Omegle has been around since 2008, with video chat added in 2009.
I’ve also had several requests from concerned parents asking for a review.Another Be Web Smart reader did a test and shared the conversation with me: A quick Google search helped me to answer this question.A few clicks and I found text excerpts and videos on You Tube of teens sharing their stories of Omegle encounters. In case you’ve read this far and are still not quite convinced that Omegle is a bad idea, here are a few facts about privacy and how the Omegle service works: 1. I started by playing Pick Out the Trans, a game where you see only headshots and have to guess who’s a girl and who’s a she-male. I could hardly believe my eyes as I surfed through all the photos and streams of what is most complex of sexual entities, the chick with a dick.