I did this right away to prevent Omegle from being available to my daughter.Other services you can try for blocking specific websites include parental control filtering such as and or browser add-ons such as Block Site for Firefox and Chrome.Using video chat requires that your computer’s IP address is made available to the stranger’s computer: “Omegle video chat requires a direct connection to be made between your computer and the other user’s computer…”This is the warning received when initiating an unmonitored video chat:5.At the end of an Omegle chat, users have the option to save the chat’s log and share the link.Another Be Web Smart reader did a test and shared the conversation with me: A quick Google search helped me to answer this question.
I tried it a few times by clicking on the link to start chatting with a stranger.
I hadn’t until a teenager mentioned it in a comment on another article.
I’ve also had several requests from concerned parents asking for a review.
One video was a teen girl’s story of how she met up with an Omegle chat buddy in person without her parents’ knowledge. The Omegle homepage clearly states that the service is not for those under 13: “Do not use Omegle if you are under 13.
Another particularly sicko video showed how someone scared teens on an Omegle video chat with his face made up similar to the Joker from the Batman movie (R. If you are under 18, use it only with a parent/guardian’s permission.” I’m guessing that not too many 16 year olds are asking mom or dad for the okay.2.
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Omegle is a site that offers as much security as possible; if you connect like to chat to someone else, as long as he does not know who is will be hidden.