The tokens can also be used to buy videos or souvenirs of the model.The websites provide the transactional platform, and then collects and distributes a percentage of the tips to the models.The decentralized business model of camming has upended the pornography industry in multiple ways.Camming revenue has been severely cutting into the profits of the pornographic movie business, which has also been eroded for a number of years due to piracy and the distribution of free sexual content upon the Internet.Camgirls will frequently read and respond to the scrolling viewer comments.However this is not the first time that conversational interaction had become a boon for the erotic entertainment industry.For public chat rooms, the model's portion of a tip is a little less than half.Within public chat rooms the audience can see tips and viewer comments as scrolling text which appears next to the real-time video stream.
When webcam models create their live Internet broadcasts, they perform the activity known as camming.
However in free chat rooms payment is voluntary and is in the form of tips, thus providing the model with an income at a minimal cost for the multiple viewers of her chat room's video stream.
Tips are electronic tokens that viewers can buy from a camming website, and then give to the models during live performances.
Camming websites typically fall into two main categories, dependent upon whether their video chat rooms are free or private.
In private chat rooms, viewers pay by the minute for a private show.