Should strangers really be providing emotional support to those in need?
Remember Airtime? The Sean Parker-led startup finally shut down its web app during the last few weeks, and no one seems to have noticed.
Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker are back: The Napster co-founders will launch their social video chat startup Airtime with a press event in New York Tuesday after quietly operating in stealth mode for some months. Here’s what we already know about Airtime.
The seemingly never-ending death spiral of the phenomenon known as Chatroulette took yet another sad 360 with the unveiling via Twitter of…
How will Merton, the improv piano guy who got famous via Chatroulette, evolve? He tells the crowd at NewTeeVee Live he plans to keep performing live events, interacting with his audience and signing deals with companies that can fund him.
FaceTime for Mac only came out yesterday, but you can already get weird with it, Chatroulette style. A new app called Facelette, created by developer Zach Holman in about an hour, lets you chat randomly with strangers, on either your compatible iOS device or your Mac.
Apparently, some people were still taking Chatroulette seriously.
But they should do so now less than ever – the site relaunched on Monday,…
Chatroulette relaunched today after a week’s absence with a new front-end design and the disappearance of some recently launched features. The chat service, which once placed the video feeds of chat partners on top of one other, is now de-emphasizing the user’s video screen.
Chatroulette has been down for the better part of this week, and we still don’t know when and in which for the site is going to return. So why not check out some alternatives? We compiled a list of five that are worth checking out.
Napster co-founder and early Facebook advisor Sean Parker said there’s an opportunity for Chatroulette to introduce one-to-many video chat as well as a model for user discovery that would help separate more interesting and engaging users from those that expose themselves or very quickly get “nexted.”