This is to inform you that the popular online chatting website Omegle is shutting down. Yes, you heard it right, it is the news that we never wanted to hear but that’s the way cookie crumbles sometimes. Omegle gained immense popularity during the lockdown period when people around the world talked with strangers. But suddenly the owner of Omegle decided to shut down the much-loved website leaving everyone shocked and stunned. For what reasons Omegle is shutting down? Since this news broke out, this question is swiveling in everyone’s mind. Let’s delve deep into the details and learn why Omegle-owner decided to shut down the website. Scroll down the page.
Leif K Brooks, the owner of Omegle announced his decision to close the website by issuing an extensive letter that states “From the moment I discovered the Internet at a young age, it has been a magical place to me.” The letter ends with the note, “From the bottom of my heart, thank you to everyone who used Omegle for positive purposes and to everyone who contributed to the site’s success anyway. I’m so sorry I couldn’t fight for you.” Swipe down the page and read more details.
The website’s owner, Leif K Brooks said he made the decision because “stress and expense of operating Omegle and fighting its misuse are simply too much.” Leif K Brooks founded Omegle in 2009. It was a platform that allowed people to interact with strangers on the internet without having to reveal any details about themselves. In addition, the much-loved online chat website never asked the users to register to chat, which might be one of the reasons why the service gained massive popularity. Swipe down the page and read more details.
Notably, the online chat service (Omegle) witnessed a spike in usage during the COVID-19 pandemic, as many people were stuck in the vicinity of their homes and couldn’t talk or meet with others. However, the much-loved chat website often found itself in controversy with users often complaining about pedophilia, abuse, racism, and sexism. In the last few years, Omegle has also seen a multi-fold rise in child s3x abuse and nudity. The main problem with the website was that there was no age verification process before joining the chat leading to child s3x abuse and nudity. Stay tuned to this website for more details and updates.