One of the biggest attractions of Paltalk to those users is that you can log on at any time, activate your webcam, and chat away in high quality audio and video.
A few years ago however, Paltalk hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons after a British user committed suicide online after receiving a barrage of insults in an “Insult” chat room.
Skype's ability to access and integrate your Apple Address Book contacts and search their directory for pals helps build a buddy list quickly at Skype.
There's also integrated Face Book chat with your FB friend list.
Whether you want a free private chat room with text-based chat or free private webcam chat, these options have it all.
Most free private chat rooms providers require a screenname or account, available free by visiting their websites.
Note that Paltalk is also confusingly known as Paltalk Scene and on Mac and Linux, where it only works in a web browser, it’s also known as Paltalk Express.
Paltalk is a US based service that claims to have over 4 million users.
There are three options – Click with your clique, Chat face-to-face and More fun stuff: It’s best to start with Click with your clique and then select Browse chat rooms when the option appears.
Connect In Real-Time To Friends With Apple Messages, i Chat, Messenger, Skype, ISPQ Video Chat, Camfrog & More.
Aside from the endless hours we spend on Gchat at work, online chatting is mostly a kid’s game.
But the responsibility falls on adults to know the basics of safe chatting so that they can educate their children.
It's lack of compatibility with Windows or Andriod OS is unfortunate - but Face Time is a global success regardless.