On average, in sessions showing a single person 89% of these were male and 11% were female; 8% of spins showed multiple people behind the camera.
About one in three females appeared as such a group, and one in 12 males.
I think it's cool that such a concept can be useful for so many people.
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.
A complicated legal environment surrounds Chatroulette with respect to the sexual activities that occur frequently on the site.
These activities may be illegal, but who is liable for such content is uncertain due to the level of anonymity of the users.
According to certain reports and a firsthand test, the majority of the site's users are male and overwhelmingly young, and people in their 30s are usually mocked on the site for being too "old".
Some users dress in costumes to entertain the viewer the site pairs them with, while others play music or host dance parties.
In response, the website has discouraged under-18s from using the site, and prohibits "pornographic" behavior.
Users who experience harassment or witness illegal, immoral, or pornographic activity may report the offending user.
As the number of active users grew, Ternovskiy has had to rewrite the entire code to cope with the load, the management of which being the most challenging part of his project.