Online chat websites and applications and websites have been on the internet for over a decade. They have millions of users. Teenagers, adults, and even old age people are using it for fun. Yes, you heard it right! for fun. The online chat applications are for fun and talk, or We can say for fun talk. We couldn’t use it as some necessary or daily communication platform.
We all know that. But nowadays, teenagers and adults are exceeding the use of online chat applications. The main concern is about teenagers. These websites like Ome Tv and Omegle have millions of users, and allowing teenagers to talk with them is not a safe and good idea. How dangerous are these applications for teenagers? We will talk about it in this article!
The Safety is Zero
Some of these websites are bigger than we are thinking. Their audience power is tremendous. Omegle TV, Chatrandom, Chatroulette, FaceFlow, Ome Tv are the most popular and influential platforms. This list does not finish here. It’s very long. Many of those allow users to use the application without any personal and traceable information. What will you do someone misbehaves with you? You can’t trace him because you don’t have any information to track them.
Now, get back to the point. Several reports claimed that out of 100, 35-37% of users are teenagers. And after the pandemic, these numbers are increasing dramatically, Specially on Omegle. These applications do not have any security shield. How will they protect teenagers? Even teenagers are not safe. So, what is the guarantee of teenagers’ protection? I hope you get the Question and know the answer.
Reality is Different
What does video chat with random means? It means you want to with someone you don’t know. It doesn’t matter from where they are talking. If you are using a dating application, it means you want to date someone you like. But the reality is different. Dating apps are mostly used to find hook-ups. Many people use dating applications just for fun. A report states that less than 25% of people are getting genuine dates from dating websites. Coomeet, the second best online video chat application after Omegle, was also criticized for providing verified female accounts.
Not for Kids
As we mentioned above, 35-37% of users out of 100 are teenagers. It means that 63-65 % of users are adults. The average age of the users on Omegle is between 21 and 34. More than 50% of users are adults. As a parent, how do you feel about letting your kids talk with strangers after knowing these stats? I hope you know the answer to the questions. Also, some surveys claimed that even adults do not trust these websites in terms of security. So many controversies have been registered since these platforms started getting popular. How can we allow our kids to use such kind of thing where even we are not safe?
What is The Moral of the Story?
Well, there is nothing left to explain. Online chat applications are fun, But at certain limits. Exceeding those limits will put you in danger position. Websites like Omegle and FaceFlow provide some security enhancements but are not effective. Dating sites are more dangerous than you think. As just mentioned above, these websites and applications are not even safe for adults. So how can we allow teenagers to use it? I hope this article helps you to find out your questions and answers.