Besides text chats, there are two other options provided: a video chat and a stealth topic based chat, where two strangers have to discuss a random question from the third users who does not participate in the conversation, but can read it being in a Spy mode.
On its website, Omegle is described as “a great way to meet new friends”.
As a parent, you need to explain your kids that apps like Omegle are not a good choice for them, since no one can guarantee a safe experience there.
The probability of meeting people who are just after making friends and discussing appropriate topics is very low.
Both parents and kids often underestimate the risk of online encounters since they seemingly can cause no visible harm; however, it is a misconception.