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					Everyone is looking for way to retain his or her anonymity online but it is becoming
more and more difficult with each passing moment. When someone joins a stranger
chatsite, he or she often has to create a detailed profile and provide verifiable
information to the administrators of the website before they can even start to talk to
other people. This is done for the protection of everyone on the website but it can
stifle interesting interactions between people.

A new website, Omegle, hopes to change this in a small manner at least. When one
visits this site, one can start to chat with a total stranger immediately. You dont have
to create a profile, think of a clever handle to use, or even to remember passwords so
you can come back. Omegle allows users to chat with random strangers right away. If
you dont like the conversation you are having, just disconnect and move onto the next
random stranger.

Leif K-Brooks is an eighteen-year-old high school student who created this new type
of social website. He wanted to bring back some of the spontaneity of one-on-one
chatting. K-Brooks hopes that people will be able to express themselves in ways that
they have forgotten. Anonymity helps bolster people by providing an environment
that allows people to say what they really feel and not worry about how it is perceived
by others.

Omegle even has a blog devoted to the website. On the blog, people can find out what
is new from the creator of the site. Two new additions to the Omegle site include text
notification and a new iPhone application. Now people can chat with strangers by
purchasing an app from Apple for Omegle.

People have this need to connect with other people and more and more people are
finding it harder to do even in this technological age of instant gratification. Omegle
hopes to provide some of the demands for interaction with others by allowing
anonymous strangers to meet. One eighteen year old student has already found a
romance by using the site. Omegles creator is happy to hear the site has accomplished
so much so quickly but is a little concerned about its long-term ability to survive.

				
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