Nowadays, I am getting some complaints because of the articles I have written for Omegle. People are thinking that I am advertising Omegle like it is a safe website to talk to people. Actually, I never told that and I have always warned people about multiple scamming and blackmailing attempts on this social platform. There are good people like you on the website but there are always bad too. This is actually related to the world. The world has bad and good people inside and we have nothing to do with that. I believe the situation of the Omegle is the same too. Since there are millions of active users on the website, it is very hard to control it. I can’t blame the founder of Omegle because of it.
Is Omegle Safe?
It is very hard to tell that Omegle is a safe website for teens and kids. I recommend you to use teen alternatives or kids alternatives to Omegle if your age is younger than 18-year-old. Unfortunately, the website was quite a safe location when it has released. People were chatting with each other and making friends. I even know that some people managed to get some pen pals with the help of Omegle. Some time people there was a huge interest in the website. Leif needed funds to keep the Omegle server alive. He tried several ways to improve the website. However, most of those ways were not good enough to meet the expenditures of Omegle. So they needed to improve their website to make more money. Somehow it affected Omegle badly. Especially after the release of video random chat, too many pervy has entered the chat. That affected the quality of the chat badly.
I will also have some suggestions for you which will help you to use the website safely. You need to be careful about those facts no matter what age you are…
How to Use Omegle Safely?
- Don’t share your sensitive information. This is very important for your security. We have seen that many incidents are occurring on Omegle because of the share of sensitive information. You can maybe tell your email address to your friend to not to lose him/her. We know many errors can occur while you chatting and you can lose someone on Omegle. However sharing your social media information, phone number and home address will not safe for your privacy.
- If you are in the Omegle video chat, please ensure that your partner video is not repeating the same actions. If he/she does, it means the stranger is recording you and using a fake camera.
- You can always ask strangers to do something special for you. If they refuse to do it continuously, it means they are using a recorded video on their camera. So it means they are using a fake camera on Omegle.
- People can use your video views for blackmail. So be careful about what you are doing in a video call.
If you have any questions about using Omegle safely, feel free to ask me by leaving a comment below.