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By 8 March 2023No Comments

A free online safety guide on Omegle.

We appear to be finding that Omegle is becoming more and more popular over the past few weeks with several safeguarding concerns being raised by children at Park Lane regarding the site. We feel that the information below and poster may be of use for our families to stay alert and support with any issues with this platform. 

Omegle is a website that pairs random strangers for live text or video chats. It was first launched in 2009 and its slogan is “Talk to strangers!” There is an option for adult (18+) content and a section for people aged 13+ with parental permission. Anyone can use the site. Users simply go to and then choose ‘Text’ or ‘Video’ chat and the page states how many users are currently online. Depending on the time of day this can be hundreds of thousands. Omegle markets itself as a great way to meet new friends however has been known to feature pornography and inappropriate content within chats, so it’s important parents are aware of the risks associated with the site.

In the guide, you’ll find tips on a number of potential risks such as pornographic content, cyberbullying and the chats being unmoderated.

We hope you find this useful when supporting your children. Thank you! ✨

Don’t forget you can subscribe to more useful guides on through our school National Online Safety link below: