Ioffe, Julia
May 2010
New Yorker;5/17/2010, Vol. 86 Issue 13, p54
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.


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