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.
It’s not traditional sex work, not a relationship, but something in between." Within Cam Girlz, a documentary film about the industry, the male fans often say that they come to camming sites as a way to fulfill emotional needs.
The film's director, Sean Dunne, states of the fans, "They said it’s not like a strip club -- it’s like a community, and you feel it when you’re in these chat rooms.
Unlike traditional pornography, the interactive nature of the camming medium titillates with the promise of virtual friendship.