Adult web chats
No longer content to be members of specialized forums and bulletin boards, users opted instead for global citizenship featuring profile environments –the WWW’s version of a passport, or ID.I remember a time when the Internet of the ‘90s was filled with various spaces of sociality, catering to specialized categories and celebrities, likes and dislikes, somewhat chaotic and inundated with an overuse of graphics and early animation –it was a space to get lost in.Whole rooms exist with various themes, topics, sub-topics, and subject matter with rarely a living human in sight.
It is accepted practice that we are to monitor our daily digital interactions as if our life depended on it, and indeed, often it does.The goal of bots is to promote and link users to certain content. With the number of bots proliferating in the rooms, there can be no doubt that at some point we failed the Turing Test.In fact, we failed it long ago: norbertogomezjr (4/4/2012 PM): are you a bot? a_strawberrygirl59214 (4/4/2012 PM): i cant open my cam here yahoo wont allow it cause its adult – but you can access it on my profile norbertogomezjr (4/4/2012 PM): I thought you weren’t a bot? a_strawberrygirl59214 (4/4/2012 PM): i cant open my cam here yahoo wont allow it cause its adult – but you can access it on my profile Last message received on 4/4/2012 at PM [A transcription of a Yahoo!Website: ** A useful website with various resource information for adult male survivors of rape or sexual abuse.“…I am always reminded of how small changes in the details of a digital design have profound unforeseen effects on the experiences of humans who are playing with it…It is impossible to work with information technology without also engaging in social engineering.” -Jaron Lanier  After a relatively quiet and unmourned death, the chatroom as a social space recently returned in the form of Omegle and Chatroulette.