Chatroulette is said to be attempting to clean up the seedy image by banning the display of male genitalia on the webcam streaming service.
Customers of the global phenomenon have been demonstrating increasing tendency to flash appendages in front of unwitting users as droves of voyeurs, perverts and flashers embrace the anonymity that the service provides.
Industry website Techcrunch reports that Chatroulettes 17 year old Russian owner, Andrey Ternoviskiy, is investigating software which can scan video in real time to detect if a penis is on display.
Cocky users who are frequently ‘nexted’ by disgusted partners will also be flagged up by the system and users will have the function to report abuse.
Not everyone is happy with this reigning back of the internets wildest frontier however with one regular complaining that by removing the ‘spectacle’ will leave the service languishing in banal and uninteresting conversations.