Showing posts with label Microphone based chat. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Microphone based chat. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Chatroulette: How does it work

Chatroulette is a brand new service for one-on-one text-, webcam- and microphone-based chat with people around the world. This is the official description of the site.

Well let's start of with How does Chatroulette work.

Basically it is a service with requires a webcam and a good internet connection. You open the site and your webcam gets connected. Your face appears and the face of another person. Yes it allows you to live video chat with random strangers. To find a new person to chat with you need to click n new game. If you are the stranger your encounter feel comfortable with each other you can have a real live chat right there. Found by a Teen from Russia this site is taking the college crowd by storm according to reports provided by ComScore

US visitors to Chatroulette for the month of February has touched 960,000 visits.

From the charts below you can see that a large part of Chatroulette's user base are male college going people. This obsession for random user chat has started and not going to go away anytime soon. Theories are now being drawn-up to answer the question of this new found obsession. Do you have one? 

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