Your reference to capture the flag actually sparked escort services in Cleveland quite a few game ideas that could be done with chatroulette … one that might be really interesting is to combine the idea of chatroulette with that of speed dating/ignite (randomly connect you with a person that’s on, start a 5 min. clock…bounce you to someone new when those 5 minutes are up)I’m also wondering what ‘crowdsourcing’ could be done with this idea (seems like something along the lines of the ESP game)…If nothing else, chatroulette def. sparks the brain into non-stop action! ??
It reminds me of early chatrooms, where people instantly type in a/s/l except this time we are privileged enough to really figure out age and sex
In any case, this is definitely a trip back to the simpler 1.0 days of the internet. Maybe the next component is mapping location via IP, and then matching people based on interest. You could port over your information via Connect and run a sequence to meet people the furthest away from you based on your interests.
Twitter with people you don’t know at all, have known in the past or met offline
As a fresh 27 year old, it reminds me of the novelty I felt when I first discovered the AOL and IRC chatrooms in the mid 90’s. Glad to see the next generation of teenagers feel the same excitement about a new application. Continue reading