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.
The other was a college student from Sao Paulo, Brazil.On a Windows machine, you can open up the device manager, click on Imaging devices, right click on the line for your integrated camera and select disable--do not select uninstall unless you want to completely remove the software that operates the camera.If you have a parental control filtering program you can also block but, for most families, your first line of defense should be to talk with your kids.If you click "allow," you'll see your picture in the bottom box. If you don't strike up an immediate conversation with the first person you see, you can press Next to go to the next person--kind of like spinning a roulette wheel.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.In both cases they were doing the same thing I was--checking out the technology and grateful to have an intelligent discussion with someone equally curious about Chatroulette.Images you might not want to see Unfortunately, I also saw some things that I didn't find particular appealing, including a few men who were touching themselves while the camera focused on their genitals.to specify it must go 'Settings'.- Meet funny friends from all over the.- Chat with webcam in the 'video' mode.- Chat anonymously with no micro and no video in the 'text' mode. Our chat room is one of the busiest chat rooms on the chat service.The site, according to an article in The New York Times, is operated by a 17-year-old high school student in Moscow. Initially, I had no business goals with it," site creator Andrey Ternovskiy told Times writer Brad Stone in an e-mail interview.There is nothing new about chat and, actually, nothing new about video chat.