Prior to early 2013, the site did not censor contributions through a profanity filter, and users may have encountered nudity or sexual content on camera.
After January 2013, Omegle implemented a "monitored" video chat, to monitor misbehavior and protect people under the age of 18 from potentially harmful content, including nudity or sexual content.
is a free online chat website that allows users to socialize with others without the need to register.
The service randomly pairs users in one-on-one chat sessions where they chat anonymously using the names "You" and "Stranger" or "Stranger 1" and "Stranger 2" in the case of Spy mode.
Initially, questionable adult content in the video section of Omegle was filtered using image recognition algorithms only.
The newer unmonitored video section allows consenting adults over the age of eighteen the freedom to view, and share with one another, uncensored explicit video streams.
Laws generally require multiple unwanted contacts and mandate that a victim fear for his or her safety.They can add more time or add the person on Snapchat to continue the connection.Before connecting, teens will see the age and gender of the potential friend, and they can accept the video chat or not.The spy can quit at any time without ending the chat for the two other strangers.If a user chooses to discuss a question instead, as in normal text mode, the user is paired with another stranger and can discuss the question the spy has asked up until the point the other stranger decides to disconnect and/or move on to another question.