We use the Internet for a lot of different tasks, but one major reason is to be social. The need to interact is a human condition that brings most normal people comfort and satisfaction. This is why Facebook is so popular.
But there are many other sites where people can meet. Many are styled like forums or bulletin boards where people post comments and then come back later to see if anyone has responded. There are many sites, however, that facilitate real-time exchanges that are as close to face-to-face conversations as you can get online.
One of the most popular sites is called Omegle, where members converse via video, audio, or just plain text. It’s a great place to meet random people and just pick up a conversation with a complete stranger. But as is true with most big sites, Omegle has become overpopulated.
Below, you’ll find several real-time chat sites like Omegle where you can connect with new friends.