Chat Roulette Chat Roulette is a relatively new Internet phenomenon, where users are paired with a random videochat partner.
It is a proxy server that acts as an intermediary between a client computer and the rest of the Internet.
Whereas members in a chat room usually all chat or communicate at the same time, members in an Internet forum post messages to be read by others whenever they log on.
Internet forums also tend to be more topic-focused than chat rooms.
Anonymous Messenger apps are social-media apps that mask users' identities and can create messages that self-destruct.
These are becoming very popular among youths as they leave Facebook and seek more fun, less accountability, ephemerality, (ephemeral = lasting for a very short time) and more privacy online.