But Chatroulette also attracts teens, inebriated 20-somethings, old people, kids, and generally every curious type.

After being flagged by other users a certain number of times, the masturbators — there are about 50,000 on the site every day — are automatically redirected to adult pay sites with which Chatroulette has made agreements.

The site’s founder, Andrey Ternovskiy, claims that you’ll run into a penis only once an hour now — still more surprise penises than you typically experience in an hour outside of Chatroulette, but a vast improvement nonetheless.

Well, for now, they are more interested in me than I am in them.

I get calls all the time where people say they want to buy my site, but I think that some of them are not serious, they are only offering me $1 million.

I see a wall of text and I just look at the picture and click ''Next.'' Q.

NICK BILTON PHOTO (PHOTOGRAPH BY NICK BILTON/THE NEW YORK TIMES) Three months and tens of millions of users later, the 17-year-old is wandering around New York City and San Francisco talking to investors and programmers about where to take his project, Chatroulette, next. I am afraid to take the offers as I don't have a business plan. There are a lot of business people that are interested. One-to-one interaction generally disintegrated on the Net, but Chatroulette might be onto something.In the "real world," people don't get the opportunity to present their profiles."With this app they can make a foreign friend online,” says Ahn.