It’s no surprise that Chatroulette is the latest media darling.
It has all the elements of a good story: technology, mystery, celebrity, and sex.
Here are a few highlights from our findings: Thanks to RJMetrics, the analysis was easy.
Getting the data, however, was a bit of a challenge.
As an added bonus, the file name of each image is a UNIX timestamp of when it was taken. (Note: we tried contacting the creators of Chatroulette Map to participate in this story but did not receive a response.) Once we had photos, times, and locations, we needed data on what was happening in each chat photo.