Chatroulette only for naked
If you haven’t heard of Chatroulette, this Daily Show segment is a good primer.
We were itching to study Chatroulette in a RJMetrics Dashboard, but no one seemed to have any good data for us to explore.
To start, click "Play," and the site connects you to a random person until you, or the other person, hit "Next." You can also enable audio.
Chatroulette is an online chat website that pairs random users together for webcam-based conversations.
I'm not a terribly accomplished drinker, so by the time he's booted up the laptop, downloaded some recording software and signed on, I am no longer giggling nervously, I'm giggling like a half-drunken coed.
Or a grown woman behaving embarrassingly like a half-drunken coed. "Maybe I'm just a little scared about looking into the darkest corners of random strangers' sexual obsessions," I say (giggling, of course).
Moore, the CEO and co-founder of RJMetrics, an on-demand database analytics and business intelligence startup.
(AP) -- A new Web sensation called Chatroulette feels like a throwback to the early 1990s, when online chat rooms brimmed with lonely strangers looking for meaningful connections, meaningless sex, or something in between.
It's like sitting in front of the TV flipping channels, except the people are real," says Hal Niedzviecki, author of "The Peep Diaries: How We're Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors." A quick spin the other night yielded a pair of rejections - swift and brutal - from two male users, their faces popping up briefly before they moved on. Then, a young woman wearing headphones popped up on the screen. She didn't - she typed "Hi." She said she was from China, studying computer engineering.