Paltalk CEO Jason Katz On The Future Of Online Video Chat

I had the opportunity to talk with Jason Katz, CEO of online video chat service Paltalk about the implications of new platforms like SocialEyes and what the future holds in store for online video chat.

In recent years, video chat has come a long way. Nearly everyone regularly chats with friends and family using video chat apps like Skype, social and random chat sites like the old Seesmic and Chatroulette have taken the Web by storm, and most recently a new social chat startup, SocialEyes, has entered the picture, tapping Facebook’s social graph to let users chat with their friends and meet new people. I had the opportunity to talk with Jason Katz, CEO of online video chat service Paltalk about the implications of platforms like SocialEyes and what the future holds in store for online video chat. Read on to find out what Jason had to say.

Before we get to my interview with Jason, I’ll just give a brief overview of Paltalk, for those of you that aren’t familiar with it. Paltalk is an online video chat technology that has been around since 1998. It is the only video chat technology with the ability to scale for any size chat room, being great for friends that want to chat one-on-one, or groups that want to chat thousands-to-thousands, letting you access all your chat buddies from MSN, AIM, Facebook, GTalk and more.