Well, that is what he said but that’s the thing – who really knows?
Another Be Web Smart reader did a test and shared the conversation with me: A quick Google search helped me to answer this question.
So right away we have probably answered the question in the title of this post!
Omegle is not okay for kids – unless you are okay with your kids chatting with complete strangers. Omegle has been around since 2008, with video chat added in 2009.
Basically the message Walmart is delivering to us is – if we ignore you, you will go away! We are loyal customers of Sams and Walmart and do not deserve to be treated like this at all.
A few clicks and I found text excerpts and videos on You Tube of teens sharing their stories of Omegle encounters. In case you’ve read this far and are still not quite convinced that Omegle is a bad idea, here are a few facts about privacy and how the Omegle service works:1.
One video was a teen girl’s story of how she met up with an Omegle chat buddy in person without her parents’ knowledge. The Omegle homepage clearly states that the service is not for those under 13: “Do not use Omegle if you are under 13.
Hello NO ONE FROM YOUR COPORATE OFFICE WILL CALL ME BACK AND THIS IS TERRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE!
I HAD A VERY BAD EXPERIENCE AT YOUR HASTINGS MN LOCATION AND SPOKE TO THE CO MANAGER WHO ACCUSED ME OF LYING AND SAID SHE WOULD CALL ME BACK, NEVER HAS!