I’m sure many people feel the same way about Chatroulette as I do: Fun idea gone horribly, horribly wrong. In the approximately six hours I spent on the site (all in one night mind you), I made one interesting connection…
Apple to Close Quattro Wireless, RIM Looks for Its Own Ad Network
Apple’s VP of iAd (formerly Quattro’s CEO) Andy Miller sent Apple employees a memo saying that the Quattro Wireless Network will be shut down at the end of September. Apple bought Quattro, which would lead to iAd, last year for $275. Silicon Alley Insider has a look at the memo.
iPhone Gets Another Chatroulette-Like App (For Now)
Apple has a reputation for being stingy with apps that could provide users with anything remotely resembling adult content (though it has made exceptions for big brands). Chatroulette has a reputation for being a place where guys show their private parts to random viewers (though the site is supposedly cracking down on this).