Being in the same domain, they have launched Tinychat Next which works the same way as Chatroulette.
The user interface is a bit more refined and you need to have flash installed to even see how the UI looks like.
From there however, anything goes – certainly a chat participant may decide to give their name, location, age and other personal information.
I tried it a few times by clicking on the link to start chatting with a stranger.
In the 21st century, an online service has the potential to garner hundreds of thousands of hits if it is social networking enabled. Now after a decade of connecting with real world friends online, people suddenly have the desire to befriend strangers.
Though not the first chat service to pair up random strangers, Chatroulette did add video zing to the otherwise bland random text chats.
Just fill in the required details and click on the "Register" button.Created by a Russian school boy, Chatroulette connects millions of strangers in random video conversations.The web app itself is pretty bare-bones, with two video panes showing the user & you, a huge pane for text chat and a couple of buttons for controlling the chat.Am not kidding.) and plans to introduce custom chat rooms in the future.Tinychat is a well known player in the field of hosting free video and p2p chat rooms.