Unmonitored random chat
Her side of the video blacks out, and "THELASTEXORCISM. This promotion became viral when compilations of users' terrified reactions surfaced on You Tube.
The spontaneity of Chatroulette quickly became its doom.
User reactions varied from terror to disgust to mockery.
One night, I was hit by a wave of nostalgia and decided to revisit the old chat rooms that were a big part of my childhood, since I basically grew up on the internet.
Gone is the familiar structure of two tiny screens on top of each other with a chatbox mostly dominating the screen on the right.
Now, users are presented with only the webcam screens.
Mini-celebrities have been borne out of Chatroulette, and it even became an advertising platform for products and movies.
But as social networking sites with elaborate profile details and decidedly non-anonymous connections grew, chat rooms like Chatroulette were left on the backburner. Upon visiting chatroulette.com, the layout that we were used to back in 2010 is now radically different.
Therefore, it has not stopped the exhibitionists who predominate the site - all they'd have to do is smile to activate the chat, then immediately pan the camera to their exposed phallus.