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Melon

13+
Minimum age to register an account according to Melon
13+ Minimum age to register an account according to Melon

What is Melon?

WARNING: Video calls may contain adult content and there is no way of ensuring children are not paired with adults. 

Melon is a live video calling service that instantly and randomly pairs users with strangers from around the world. By paying a subscription fee, users can chat with people in specific global regions and connect with users they have previously chatted with. By buying tokens, users can choose the gender of the caller they are paired with. Video calls may contain adult content and there is no way of ensuring children are not paired with adults. The app also features advertising.

Website: themelonapp.com

Apps: Android app, Apple iOS app 

How do people use Melon?

Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use live video calling services like Melon.

Melon is used for: anonymous communication, content sharing, in-app purchasing, live streaming, location sharing, messaging/online chat, online relationships, photo/video sharing, and video calling

How can you report online abuse or inappropriate behaviour or block someone?

Melon offers no function* for reporting abuse, cyberbullying or inappropriate behaviour within the app.  

You can block inappropriate users by clicking on a flag icon, which immediately flags the user and blocks them from contacting you.

Melon’s terms of use state: ‘You may be exposed to content that you deem to be offensive, indecent, objectionable, or sexually explicit’.

How can you protect your personal information?

Melon does not* provide advice about how to protect your personal information.

  • Terms of use 
    The terms and conditions of using the site, including recommendations on how to protect your personal information.
  • Privacy policy 
    Learn more about how your personal information is collected, stored, used and shared.

Key safety links

Melon does not* provide specific online safety information.
*at this time