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.Created by a Russian school boy, Chatroulette connects millions of strangers in random video 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.
Am not kidding.) and plans to introduce custom chat rooms in the future.
Tinychat is a well known player in the field of hosting free video and p2p chat rooms.
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.Omegle has been around for a while connecting random strangers in text chats.Omegle (oh·meg·ull) is a great way to meet new friends.When you use Omegle, we pick someone else at random and let you talk one-on-one.To help you stay safe, chats are anonymous unless you tell someone who you are (not suggested! Predators have been known to use Omegle, so please be careful.If you prefer, you can add your interests, and Omegle will look for someone who's into some of the same things as you instead of someone completely random.