Learn how and when to remove this template message Omegle was initially a text-only chat that paired users at random to communicate as "strangers". However, in , Omegle introduced a video mode to complement the text chat mode, which pairs together strangers who are using webcams and microphones. The video chat also has a built in text window. In , the beta version of a new feature, "Spy Mode", was introduced. In Spy Question Mode, users have two options: to be the "spy" and ask a question of two strangers, or to discuss a question with another stranger.