TITLE

ROULETTE RUSSIAN

AUTHOR(S)
Ioffe, Julia
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
New Yorker;5/17/2010, Vol. 86 Issue 13, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the social networking website Chatroulette.com, which was founded by Andrey Ternovskiy. Ternovskiy discusses getting the idea for the website while working in his uncle's souvenir store, where he would meet people from different countries. The premise behind the website, how it works, and the users are described. Ternovskiy's childhood, interest in computers and hacking, the success of the site, and his family's complicated relationship with Russia are discussed.
ACCESSION #
50410966

 

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