Andrey Ternovskiy

4 Stories

How Chatroulette Profits Off All Those Naked Guys

'50,000 naked men' has become 'our investment,' says founder

(Newser) - After rocketing to popularity and then just as quickly to scorn, Chatroulette has finally figured out a way to make money—off, of all things, all those naked chatters. New content control features were introduced last year, and even though you’ll still see the odd penis—about once an... More »

Chatroulette 2.0 New, Still XXX

Revamped site more glitchy, still penis-plagued

(Newser) - Chatroulette has returned after a week offline, but version 2.0 has all of the penises and more glitches, complain reviewers.
  • The random video chat site's new design is more minimal, "but it's not necessarily better-looking. Plus, it's now quite buggy," complains Dan Nosovitz at Fast Company . Four
... More »

Chatroulette Goes After Penis Flashers

It warns users that it's working with police

(Newser) - Chatroulette seems to be getting serious about its penis problem . A new message on the site warns that those who flash minors will end up talking to the cops, reports NewTeeVee . “Broadcasting inappropriate content to minors is a violation of both US and UN law," it reads. "... More »

Chatroulette's Big Problem: Genitalia

New software could scan the site for penisrs

(Newser) - You only get to make one first impression, and Chatroulette has made a pretty dirty one. The site gets up to 1 million visitors a day, but Michael Arrington notes that it may die a slow death unless it gets rid of its "parade of penises"—and unless... More »

4 Stories