Textual looks easy and simple, but implements a full array of chat features that are neatly tucked away just below the surface.As a result, the user interface feels “right” and everything makes sense.But after a while I became increasingly aware of major problems with the program.There are alarmingly large numbers of sexual predators that habit the rooms.They can return in a few minutes after a few changes to their computer to resume their abuse.Camfrogs attempts to ban these types of people is not adequate and fails miserably.
Most apps in this list are free or just a few dollars.Recently camfrog employed a minor to work as an operator in a chatroom.An operator is required to monitor webcams,microphones and text.It used to set the standard for Mac IRC clients because it was streamlined, easy, and yet also supported all the usual features. It is hard to recommend Snak now considering that active development ended years ago, and so many free/cheap modern alternatives are now available.For now, Snak still works with Mountain Lion, so we’ll continue to list it here, if nothing else than to serve as a foundation for comparing the newer programs. Everything for each channel is contained in one window, and docking windows will allow multiple channels to share a window to maximize limited screen space.
They have the ability to change identities from male to female or adult to minor within minutes to gain access to children as young as thirteen.