And reports this week suggest Facebook may soon team up with Skype for voice and video chats.
Other news sites have been kinder in their reviews of v Chatter.
Facebook users have to enter the country where they live, and the app uses that information to try to set up conversations between people who are likely to speak the same language, he said. And, to combat pornography, v Chatter takes screen shots from time to time to see what users are up to.
The site also is considering using photo recognition to detect and ban images that are potentially pornographic, Bunker said.
Bunker's app aims to cut down on inappropriate or unwanted interactions by putting users into chats with people who are somewhat like them.