You do not need a VPN to use Omegle. However, it is recommended to use one as any data you share with the service (chat transcripts, for example) are not encrypted and are stored on the Omegle servers. At the very minimum, Omegle captures your IP address, timestamps, cookie information, as well as recording your videos and conversations.Is Omegle video chat safe?
Omegle is a website that lets two random strangers chat with each other through text or video. Common Sense Media notes that the website is not safe for young children, as Omegle is rated for 13-year-olds and older.