All you do is go to the site's homepage, click a button to sync your webcam, and you are instantly connected randomly with other users.
The roulette part comes in because if you don't want to chat with the person you are paired with, you just click Next and another person randomly appears.
"This is a place kids are going to gravitate to."The site issues several disclaimers for would-be webcam chatters."Chatroulette does not tolerate broadcasting obscene, offending, pornographic material," reads the home page.
It also encourages users to "report inappropriate video" through a link on the site.
You can continue to click Next -- and so can the other user -- until you find someone you want to chat with.
The new online chat service that connects complete strangers via webcams is reportedly gaining thousands of users a day – but it's also raising fears that it could be fertile ground for pedophiles, sex offenders and child molesters."There is a lot of illegal activity on this site that is hard to enforce," Ernie Allen, President of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, said on The Early Show.RJMetrics used Chatroulette Map, a site that, as the name indicates, shows where people are surfing to Chatroulette, to analyze a representative sample of 2,883 conversations.Roulette Chat is a free video chat community where random people from all over the world can connect for both group and private webcam chat.They were given a series of options and had to make it a portal at the end of the level.Online Players, Internet Predators, Cyberpaths, Dating Site Frauds, Cyberstalkers... And the button which allows you to report unseemly behaviour is all very well, but the perpetrator's punishment is a tame warning and 40 minutes suspension from the site. During my time on Chatroulette, the users I encountered were men and women from Germany, Holland, Turkey, Spain, America and Britain. If you don't like the look of the person you have been connected to, you click a button marked 'Next' and somebody else instantly pops up at random.