Share A PSA to people who anonymously chat with strangers on the internet: Not all spaces are so private.
In general, messages are not stored, but messages which are flagged as suspicious may be stored indefinitely, and select messages may be read by a human being to improve Omegle's anti-spam software, or for other quality control purposes. All of this data is "typically" stored for about days. An Omegle emerlad chat.
And all of this sensitive information is susceptible to hackers, meaning these private conversations could end up in the wrong hands and become snapchat sexting usernames public. As the Hacker News reported, these recorded conversations require emerlad chat knowledge of hacking" to access, citing Bhuyan's python script, Omegle-Chat-Hackas evidence that someone outside of Omegle can download user's conversations.
An Omegle spokesperson said in an that they think Emerlad chat hack was feasible by guessing the URL of a chatlog — a random sequence of letters and s chxt a user has saved.