Podcast 22: Online Webcam Summit, Paxum Updates and More!

Episode 22: Camming News For 4/18/18

No real theme for the show today, but we’ve got a lot of exciting news and new content to cover. Each week, we see how more and more companies and individuals are reacting to SESTA and Choice Bank. AdultWork is the latest company to give the United States the boot. BongaCams has also announced crypto as a new cashout method and solid FirstChoice alternative. Plus, the innovative, new Online Cam Summit, Stormy Daniels camming exclusively on Camster and more!

 

Week In Review:

Interview / AMA With Camgirl Lilith Rose – Aerie hosts the first ever AMA with camgirl Lilith Rose on the Webcam Startup Instagram account.

AdultWork Bans USA Models (SESTA) – AdultWork is no longer working with United States performers. This is due to SESTA. AdultWork does support escorting, which means this announcement should come with no surprise.

ManyVids Removes Skype / Bans In-Person Meetups – ManyVids has reacted to the passing of SESTA. In response, they’ve removed the Skype functionality from their site. ManyVids has also banned any custom store items selling or raffling any in-person services.

Information On The First Online Cam Summit – The first ever Online CamSummit has been announced, dated for April 24th to the 27th. The conference will be free for attendees. The archived versions of all the workshops and videos will be available for purchase after the event.

Is Discord Adult-Friendly Or Not? – That’s a question that’s been circulating a lot lately, and Discord has been giving people conflicting answers. We looks at some conflicting tweets and what the actual Discord TOS states.

Streamate Adds Cosmo Payment For Cashouts – Streamate has announced a new cashout method; Cosmo Payments. They announced it in a message sent out to Streamate models.

Chaturbate Adds Cosmo Payment and ePayments – Chaturbate has also partnered with Cosmo Payment. They’re also currently integrating ePayments.

Switter: The Sex-Worker Friendly Social Media – If you haven’t already checked out Switter, you need to give it a try! It’s a sex-worker friendly social media site built on an open-source platform. Switter behaves very similarly to Twitter, and can be integrated with Twitter.

Paxum Issuing New Temporary Debit Cards – Paxum has announced they found a Choice Bank alternative and they’re currently issuing new temporary debit cards. The company reports a huge increase of applications due to FirstChoice closing down.

Glimpse.me – New Adult-Friendly Skype Alternative – Glimpse.me is a new fanclub / cam2cam platform that looks like it might be the Skype alternative. Clean UI, adult-friendly payment processor (CCBill) and the platform appears to have been built for adult, or at least with us in mind.

BongaCams Offering Cryptocurrency Payouts – Popular camming site BongaCams  has announced cryptocurrency as a payout method for performers. This comes in the wake of Choice Bank shutting down, compromising services for both Paxum and FirstChoice Pay. Crypto is a route that a lot of companies are considering.

CAM4 Accepting JizzCoins For Token Purchases – CAM4 has announced a partnership with JizzCoins. JizzCoins is an adult-friendly cryptocurrency that is now accepted as payment for token purchases on CAM4.

ModelCentro New SEO Features: Sitemaps – ModelCentro has announced a new feature: auto-generating sitemaps. They also made some changes to how ModelCentro syncs with Google Webmaster Tools.

Stormy Daniels Camming Exclusively On Camster – Naked/Camster has struck a deal with Stormy Daniels. The pornstar made famous again over the Trump affair will be camming exclusively on their site.

Dani Daniels Private Snapchat On FanCentro – Dani Daniels has partnered with FanCentro for premium Snapchat subscription sales.

 

Other News:

California SB 1204: “California’s Mini-SESTA” – If you thought SESTA was bad enough, California is trying to further outlaw aiding of sex workers. Opponents claim that the new law would prohibit things such as bad-date lists and providing condoms.

 

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