The site was created by Leif K-Brooks of Brattleboro, Vermont, and was launched on March 25, 2009.
Omegle started off as a text-only chat that randomly linked users to communicate as “strangers.”
Omegle, on the other hand, added a video feature to supplement the text chat mode in 2010. It connects strangers via webcams and microphones.
Leif K-Brooks has spent the last decade constructing chat platforms and is one of the world’s leading specialists in scaling and building chat technology.
He is the originator and founder of Omegle, one of the world’s most popular chat services. Omegle is used by over a million individuals every day, and his technology has enabled over 2 billion chats.
He was named to one of Forbes’ most prestigious lists, the ’30 under 30′ list, as a direct result of his work with Omegle
Brooks told the BBC that his site’s moderating efforts have risen in recent months. Omegle climbed from roughly 34 million monthly visitors in January 2020 to 65 million in January 2021.