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Today I had to do a quick video chat with someone, but he didn't have Skype and was computer illiterate. It was very frustrating to guide him in installing Skype.

Here's what I want: A website we can both go into, and be able to video chat with each other.

I don't want to sign up for an account there, put my email in, or have to do anything else except go in, enter a private video session with my friend (could identify by entering a secret shared token) and then having the chat. I want it to be really simple so a computer illiterate person could do it.

Is there any service like that?

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closed as off topic by Eight Days of Malaise, phwd Aug 16 '12 at 17:17

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You could try:= www.webcamnow.com/ – user23389 Aug 16 '12 at 11:47
try signalrtc.com – Alex Jul 15 at 17:26
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You could try ubiqq: http://www.ubiqq.com/

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Try red5chat demo website:


you do not need account, find your friend in list and start private chat

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It's too public-oriented. I want something that's oriented only at private chats. (Remember, my friend is computer illiterate. I don't want to risk suddenly putting him in a video chat with a troop of garden-variety perverts.) – Ram Rachum Aug 13 '12 at 10:23

Use Video Char Rounds. You simply access it through facebook and you share a screen so you can surf the net with whoever you are chatting with, or you can simply chat :)


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