What is Omegle?
WARNING: Users may encounter sexualised content and inappropriate behaviour anywhere on the site.
Omegle is a free online chat website where you are paired at random with another person and able to instant message or video call them. You can also use 'spy-mode' where you ask a question and watch two strangers discuss it. You can enter both 'adult' and 'unmoderated' chat. Omegle says you are more likely to encounter adult-only content in the moderated section.
How do people use Omegle?
Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use anonymous messaging and video chat services like Omegle.
How can you report online abuse, ask for content to be removed or block someone?
Omegle warns users that 'predators have been known to use Omegle, so please be careful'.
It offers no function* for reporting online abuse or inappropriate behaviour on its site. Instead, it offers the following advice: 'Use Omegle at your own peril. Disconnect if anyone makes you feel uncomfortable'.
How can you protect your personal information?
Omegle does not* provide advice about how to protect your personal information.
- Control information shared by Facebook with Omegle
Omegle can be linked to your Facebook account to match your interests and likes with other users. Adjust your Facebook settings to control what information is shared with Omegle.
Key safety links
Omegle does not* provide specific online safety information.
*at this point in time