The Omegle privacy policy clearly states that the following information is saved on their servers for 120 days: “the time your chat began, your IP address, a randomly-generated ID tag assigned to your computer, your chat partner’s IP address, and your chat partner’s randomly-generated ID tag.” While this data is used for law enforcement and to try to track and prevent spammers, note that you are willingly providing this information when using Omegle.4.

Using video chat requires that your computer’s IP address is made available to the stranger’s computer: “Omegle video chat requires a direct connection to be made between your computer and the other user’s computer…”This is the warning received when initiating an unmonitored video chat:5.

At the end of an Omegle chat, users have the option to save the chat’s log and share the link.

This action connects your Omegle use to Facebook, and Facebook friends could potentially see Omegle activity on your profile.

(Although you can change that setting – highlighted below – to “Me Only” so that your Omegle activity is not shared).3.

I did this right away to prevent Omegle from being available to my daughter.

Other services you can try for blocking specific websites include parental control filtering such as and or browser add-ons such as Block Site for Firefox and Chrome.

Another Be Web Smart reader did a test and shared the conversation with me: A quick Google search helped me to answer this question.

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.

The facefucking is super hot, amazing asslicking and great pussy eating too!

The stepmom was surprised to see her teen stepdaughter back from school so early, and since her daddy wasn’t around, she took it upon herself to find out why.

As it turns out, they sent her back from school because she wasn’t wearing a bra!