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O2 Guru's Top Tips for Omegle

O2 Guru Camila says:

Omegle has no security measures in place so we recommend avoiding this app.”


What's the right age for Omegle?


Omegle says

This is taken from Omegle’s own guidelines and is accurate as of March 2017.


Our panel of parents say

Based on our independent panel of nearly 700 parents, surveyed through YouGov in January 2017.


Children say

Based on 1,696 responses from children and young people in December 2016 and January 2017.


Net Aware visitors say

Based on 1334 votes from visitors to the Net Aware site – you can vote too.

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Is content on Omegle suitable for children and young people?

We asked young people and parents to tell us about the content they came across on Omegle. Here are the types of inappropriate content that they reported:


High Risk

Violence and hatred

Medium Risk


Medium Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Medium Risk


Medium Risk

81% of parents encountered sexual content on Omegle. 56% reported adult or illegal content, which could include alcohol, gambling, swearing or drugs.

66% of young people reported seeing sexual content on Omegle. 37% reported violence and hatred.

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