Within a year of the site's launch, Chatroulette received criticism, particularly with respect to the offensive, obscene, or pornographic material that some users of this site were exhibiting. Keith Ablow advised, "Parents should keep all their children off the site because it's much too dangerous for children. This is one of the worst faces of the Internet that I've seen.It's disconnecting human relationships rather than connecting them." Emie Allen, president of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, told CBS' The Early Show that the site was the "last place parents want their kids to be.Although some people are using the site in not very nice ways -- I am really against it." Early users of the site would frequently encounter users who were naked or masturbating in front of the camera.
Details such as age, gender, and location can be further added under profile and settings.
Some think it is a game, others think it is a whole unknown world, others think it is a dating service.
I think it's cool that such a concept can be useful for so many people.
Members.receives less than 4.52% of its total traffic. According to My Wot, Siteadvisor and Google safe browsing analytics, Members.is a dangerous domain.
Members.chatropolis has a mediocre Google pagerank and bad results in terms of Yandex topical citation index.
One informal study published in March 2010 showed that nearly half of all Chatroulette "spins" connected a user with someone in the USA, while the next most likely country was France with 15%.