“We hook people up for three minutes, so you can screen your dates in real-time.
You screen someone first, see if there’s any chemistry, and only then do you decide to meet them or not.” What does Chatroulette tell us about society, I asked?
Age, sex, and location are still important factors.
On Chatroulette, you may find yourself hooked up with a cat, as shown here.
“I think it’s telling us that people need to quickly feel a connection with someone else,” Abelon answered.
“Most dating sites still only allow people to screen each other through photos and profiles.
Think of Chatroulette as a gigantic dinner party, only there's no need to awkwardly excuse yourself when you're bored with chatting with a fellow guest. Of course, this means you’re going to see some X-rated stuff — this is not a site for minors, or for the squeamish.
Download the app and then move the apk file to your Android's SD card and then use one file manager you prefer to browse & install it.
My burning question for Abelon was, what other business could be built around surprise video hookups?
I was glad he didn’t give me a boilerplate answer about how the company is looking at a bunch of options.
Log on to the site, click "Play," and you are immediately matched with another anonymous chatter from somewhere on the globe,watching them as they watch you. * * * ME: Hi STRANGER: Hello ME: What's your right arm doing?
The experience is either an unbridled realization of the Internet's awesome randomness, or a compilation tape of its greatest hits: Omegle meets Hot or Not meets Match.com, plus a liberal dose of shame.