Stickam was a live-streaming video website that launched in 2005.Stickam featured user-submitted pictures, audio, video, and most prominently, live streaming video chat.
The company also released a white label service called Stream API (formerly Stickam API) in 2008.
Stream API was a customizable white label service that allowed customers to add live streaming to their website or application with no development experience required. has streamed weekly "Party Chats" on Stickam for over two years straight.
This event is regarded as the world's first webathon style fundraiser and has raised more than $100,000 over its lifespan.
Since Stickams closure, Stickaid has moved to You Tube as its live streaming partner and still retains its name.
In February 2010, Stickam also launched Stickam Shuffle, where users could connect instantly to random people from all over the world.
Stickam's policy promised that violators of its terms of service would be permanently banned.
In the actual stream room, there were 7 camera spots. The other six spots were for six other people to stream their live webcam feed.
The live chat also allowed users to chat through a chat box similar to what one would see on any regular chat site.
Broadcasters can further restrict their rooms by requiring viewers to Like their Facebook page, Follow their Twitter, or Subscribe to their You Tube channel in order to view the stream or in order to participate in the chat.
Stickam calls this feature “fangating” and first deployed it on a concert event that was sponsored by Levi’s Jeans.
Popular Los Angeles DJ Gary Bryan emceed the event which featured live interactive chatting with US soldiers based in Iraq.