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The services, descendants of the 900 and 976 pay-per-call chat lines popular beginning in the mid-1980s, entice users with a chance to connect with strangers anonymously and then, potentially, meet them in person for sexual encounters.
Some of the most popular adult-oriented chat sites have more than 1 million visitors logging in each day, said Mark Brooks, a consultant who edits an industry news site called
The icon is disguised as “My Utilities,” so no one will ever guess there are private photos tucked away in your phone.
There is an “Intruder stopper” option plays fake video upon opening.
Dozens of companies use phone lines and Web pages to offer traditional dating services and more explicit adult-oriented hookups.