Another Be Web Smart reader did a test and shared the conversation with me: A quick Google search helped me to answer this question.A few clicks and I found text excerpts and videos on You Tube of teens sharing their stories of Omegle encounters. In case you’ve read this far and are still not quite convinced that Omegle is a bad idea, here are a few facts about privacy and how the Omegle service works: 1.
(Although you can change that setting – highlighted below – to “Me Only” so that your Omegle activity is not shared).3.
I can log into my admin account and specify any websites that should not be allowed.
I did this right away to prevent Omegle from being available to my daughter.
From there however, anything goes – certainly a chat participant may decide to give their name, location, age and other personal information.
I tried it a few times by clicking on the link to start chatting with a stranger.
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You can take a look at the history in their web browser.