Andrey Ternovskiy, founder of one of the world's hottest startups, has a problem. Andrey is the 17-year-old founder of Chatroulette, the Russian site that randomly pairs users from around the world in video chats.
Chatroulette is very popular -- according to Compete, it went from 494 unique visitors in November to 63,000 in January to about 1 million in February.
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All these perverts will make it very difficult for Chatroulette to sell display advertising to big brands -- the most obvious potential source of income for the startup.
Here's the good news: this difficult problem is a brilliant opportunity for you -- the brilliant readers of Silicon Alley Insider.
Despite urgent calls for improving online safety, an internet awareness survey conducted by British children’s charity, the NSPCC (The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Children), has revealed how easy it still is for children to access dangerous and harmful adult material online.
The Net Aware report found that half of school children across the UK have seen sexual, violent and other adult content on social media sites.
The charity has listed the top five sites where children, aged between 11 and 18, had reported witnessing ‘inappropriate’ material.