Details such as age, gender, and location can be further added under profile and settings.
This tab also allows users to write an 'about me' section about themselves, including languages they speak and their taste in music, movies, and games.
A user was more likely to encounter a webcam featuring no person at all than one featuring a sole female.
About one in eight spins yielded someone apparently naked, exposing themselves, or engaging in a sexual act.
On average, in sessions showing a single person 89% of these were male and 11% were female; 8% of spins showed multiple people behind the camera.
About one in three females appeared as such a group, and one in 12 males.
The image recognition algorithms automatically flag users broadcasting sexual content.
This is a huge red flag; this is extreme social networking.
According to certain reports and a firsthand test, the majority of the site's users are male and overwhelmingly young, and people in their 30s are usually mocked on the site for being too "old".
Some users dress in costumes to entertain the viewer the site pairs them with, while others play music or host dance parties.
Ternovskiy sought help from his longtime friend Vlad Kostanyan, who helped him with his side projects.
One informal study published in March 2010 showed that nearly half of all Chatroulette "spins" connected a user with someone in the USA, while the next most likely country was France with 15%.