“I don’t like the lack of moderation and control on who you are speaking to; the lack of warnings.”
We asked parents whether they were asked to verify their phone number or email address to sign up to this site. We also asked them how easy or difficult it would be for a child to pretend to be older to sign up.
- “I didn't need to register. I just went to the web site and could use it without any checks.” - Father of children aged 9 and 12
- “I was able to use Omegle straight away and chat to adults without even registering. As a parent, this makes me uncomfortable.” - Father of boys aged 4, 6, 8 and 10