This is a really cool website where you can “call” a stranger and have a video chat.
It’s like Omegle, I guess, or ChatRoulette, but the thing is that you can choose who you want to talk to in his or her respective country.
Actually, as I was typing this out, I received a “phone call” from someone from England on MapCam.
I didn’t know what to expect — honestly, with all of the naked people on ChatRoulette and on Omegle, I was kind of afraid.
My fears were unfounded, though, because it turned out to be a pretty cool guy drinking a beer with his friend watching a “football match.”
Fast forward 10 minutes, and Matt had introduced me to his friend — and I introduced him to my girlfriend who was watching the scene unfold from the couch (I was sitting at the dinner table).
We bonded over “football,” or you know, soccer, and he was very surprised to find out that I knew about Leeds United and that one time Harry Kewell played for them.
“I’m a Liverpool fan,” I said.
“Oh, that’s terrible, so terrible,” Matt quipped.
As all good-natured Englishmen do, he cracked jokes about America and how they “gave us freedom” and I told him, “I’ll pretend I didn’t hear that.”
“We don’t just drink tea in England, you know,” he said.
Check out MapCam here. And let me know if you were able to meet any cool people.