Professional Cock Blockers Swarm Chatroulette

Ryan Tate · 05/04/11 02:21PM

Chatroulette thinks it finally knows how to banish flashers. The video chat site has tried community moderation. It's tried dick detection software. Now it hopes 32 professional cockblockers can get a handle on this hard, longstanding problem.

Man Serenades Woman With an Elaborate Love Song On Chatroulette

Preksha Kumar · 03/15/11 12:45PM

Chatroulette is known for its pervs but there are the occasional dorks with guitars trying to serenade some pretty girl. This is probably fake but Chatroulette could use this to convince everyone else that it isn't just filled with creeps.

Chatroulette Founder Regrets Not Playing Nice

Adrian Chen · 01/13/11 09:25PM

Hard to believe that tech's most powerful players were once squabbling for a piece of videochat site Chatroulette. Its teenaged Russian founder spurned them all, and Chatroulette is close to dead. Now he's having second thoughts.

Dying Chatroulette Experiments with Skins

Ryan Tate · 01/04/11 01:24PM

Russian video-talk site Chatroulette has launched a new feature called "Skinsroulette." Contrary to what you might expect on the noted penis exhibition hub, Skinsroulette does not involve actual skin. Sadly, it also doesn't involve improvements to the Chatroulette core.

R.I.P. Chatroulette: A Sad Tale of Missed Opportunity

Ryan Tate · 10/21/10 08:51PM

Remember Chatroulette? It's hard to believe that barely eight months ago the anonymous video chat site had everyone captivated. Venture capitalists clamored to invest, journalists tripped over one another to profile—and now Chatroulette is dying, unused and unloved.

Chatroulette's War On Penises

Adrian Chen · 06/13/10 05:08PM

Remember Chatroulette? The crazy random videochat thing? Its founder wants to turn it into a more legitimate business, which means cutting down on the number of disgusting things one witnesses there. Can he do it? (Probably not.)

ChatRoulette on Live German TV Goes Horribly Wrong

Jon Martin · 04/29/10 08:32AM

You'd think that any rationale human being would understand that Chatroulette on live television would be a bad idea... but you'd be wrong. Watch as this German TV show's Chatroulette segment quickly becomes a disaster.

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