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In the last few years, it has been observed worldwide that social networks are becoming more and more popular in addition to professional erotic films and their Performers have made their way into the world of the adult scene. This is mainly due to the fact that the topics of sexuality and eroticism are no longer taboo subjects for the majority of society. One platform in particular stood out in the area of streaming, i.e. the real-time transmission of content such as webcam shows: We’re talking about the U.S. webcam streaming network “Chaturbate.” The name of the network is derived from the terms “chat” and “masturbate. The name already suggests what exactly is offered on this network. Viewers can use the Chaturbate streaming platform to get in touch in real time with broadcasters who interact with viewers via their webcams and support them with cash gifts. We have already discussed in a big webcam comparison the portals Camsoda, Bongacams, Chaturbate, LiveJasmin, and Cam4 are compared. The result you can find here. But how exactly does Chaturbate work? Who exactly is behind the broadcasters? And what does the portal cost users? We’ll tell you.

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Online chats and Webcam shows

The most popular platform in Germany (2020)

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Chaturbate at a glance

Chaturbate is one of the largest erotic webcam platforms. The portal was founded in 2011 and is based in the US state of California.

At Chaturbate you have the choice to watch the webcam show of other users or to start your own webcam show. If you decide to offer a camshow on Chaturbate yourself, you become a broadcaster and also have the opportunity to earn money with your show on Chaturbate. But more about that later.

As a viewer you can use Chaturbate anonymously and without registration. However, registering and using tokens on Chaturbate comes with some advantages. Now you can find out what these are and what the tokens are all about.


Registering with Chaturbate

Registration with ChaturbateIn principle, registration with Chaturbate is only permitted for persons over the age of 18. The registration process does not involve any costs for you. In addition, no personal details such as your home address or payment details are requested in this process. All that is required in the first step is your e-mail address, your date of birth and a personal password.

By registering, you have the possibility to save your preferences and have suitable webcams displayed on your homepage. You can also follow broadcasters and be notified as soon as they are online again.

How much does Chaturbate cost? Tips and tokens

We have already clarified that using and registering with Chaturbate is free of charge for the time being. However, you also have the option of buying tokens (also called tips) from Chaturbate. With these you have the possibility to write in the chat of the broadcaster and use the tokens as a donation to see certain actions of the person in front of the webcam. The prices for the tokens vary depending on the number of tokens and fluctuate slightly as the cost is converted into USD:

  • 100 tokens: approx. 10€
  • 200 tokens: about 19€
  • 500 tokens: about 42€
  • 750 tokens: approx. 59€
  • 1000 tokens: approx. 75€

Not all, but most broadcasters on the cam platform require their viewers to donate tokens for desired actions in front of the camera. The donation of tokens is only possible if you have created a free account.

This is how Chaturbate is structured

Chaturbate structureOn the start page of Chaturbate, various webcam shows that are currently being broadcast live are suggested to you. In addition, you also have the option to view camshows by categories such as male, female, couples or transgender. Besides, you can search broadcasters by tags. These tags cover different sexual preferences

The advantages and disadvantages of Chaturbate

The big advantage is that the webcam shows are hosted by real members and not by professional hosts. The fact that the portal can be used free of charge also speaks for Chaturbate in any case.

The disadvantages are that the majority of users come from the USA or other countries and the number of German users is still very low. Especially in the chat, this can lead to some communication problems.

However, it can be assumed that the number of users from Germany will increase significantly in the future. The Chaturbate website is already among the TOP20 German websites, ahead of the likes of, and

Earn money with Chaturbate?

Earn money with ChaturbateAs a broadcaster, you keep 20% of all revenues generated by tokens/tips in your camshow. Considering the high viewer numbers that some broadcasters have (sometimes tens of thousands of viewers at a time), you can build up a lucrative side income as a webcam model. Provided that you reach many viewers with your webcam show. According to reports from successful US webcam models, they earn between $4,000 and $7,000 per show.

What do we think of Chaturbate?

Conclusion about ChaturbateChaturbate has hit the nerve of its target group with its offer. This is confirmed by the platform’s high user numbers, among other things. One positive aspect is that the service can be used completely free of charge. In addition, the use of Chaturbate is anonymous and does not require any personal data. One small drawback is that most of Chaturbate’s users and broadcasters do not come from Germany, Austria or Switzerland, but from America.