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.
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.
In 1996 an American college student and conceptual artist, Jenny Ringley, created a website called "Jenni Cam." Her web camera was located in her dorm room and automatically photographed her every few minutes.
The camera captured Ringley doing almost everything – brushing her teeth, doing her laundry, doing stripteases – and then she broadcast it live over the Internet.
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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.
The Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theatre strip club is credited with the invention of the lap dance when during 1977 their new stage, New York Live, pioneered customer-contact shows with strippers that came off the stage and sat in the laps of customers for tips.
Enabled with this new revenue stream for strippers, the strip club industry went through a period of extreme growth during the 1980s.