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Our Review

Launched in February 2011, Chaturbate has become one of the strongest platforms for 100% amateurs who broadcast themselves or people looking to view some action at their leisure. Think of it as YouTube with no holds barred when it comes to censorship and sex. 

Indeed, when we first got to the landing page of the site, we were immediately bombarded with a wide array of sexually explicit shows to choose from. Nothing is censored.

The best cam sites are those good at playing in between the lines of being a chat room and borderline porn site. From the name itself, it encourages masturbating while chatting. 

However, what makes Chaturbate stand out from the rest of the pack? 

With so many cam sites saturating the market of today, how will you be able to distinguish a quality service at a great value from cam sites that are just in it for the money? 

More importantly, how can you best utilise your cam site experience?

All that and more when you read our Chaturbate review below!

Member Structure

Members
5,000 from Hong Kong
Members activity
360 active weekly
Gender Proportion
20 %
80 %
  • Has over 4.3 million visitors daily
  • Has more male viewers than female ones
  • Members actively participate in live shows
  • Top visitors are from the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Canada
  • Majority of the members are between the ages of 25-34

In terms of viewership, male members outnumber female ones by comprising 80% of the population. The most active users of the site are young adults ranging from the ages of 25-34. This is not surprising since ages between 25-34 seem to have the strongest sexual urge among other age groups. 

The site has impressive statistics to back up its claims of being one of the leading cam sites worldwide; it receives over 4.3 million visitors daily. We should note, however, that most of its viewers aren’t registered members since you can still access these broadcasts even if you haven’t created an account.

Its top visitors are from the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, and France. With over 7,000,000 registered members worldwide, you are sure to not run out with shows to watch or even participate in. You can even broadcast yourself if you want to earn on the side.

It comes to no one’s surprise, given the site’s name, that Chaturbate often features highly explicit content. Performances by individual webcam models and couples typically feature nudity and sexual activity ranging from striptease and dirty talk to masturbation with sex toys. The site is divided into five types: female cams, male cams, couple cams, transgender cams, and spy shows.

To optimise and narrow down to the shows that you are most interested in and appeals to your preferences, you can use tags (example: #anal) to quickly find streams that are more up to your speed.

Females
Males

Age Distribution

  • 18-24
  • 25-34
  • 35-44
  • 45-54
  • 55+

Signing Up

Chaturbate Registration
  • No need to register to start watching live shows
  • Signing up lets you interact with performers and/or earn tokens
  • No Facebook or other social media registration offered
  • Must be 18 years and older to sign up
  • Only takes 2-3 minutes to create an account

Chaturbate has a very straightforward registration process. There’s no need for email verification to activate your account or linking of social media accounts to sign up. 

You can start streaming live sex shows without ever needing an account. But for security purposes, verifying your email is still highly encouraged, even if the site does not necessarily prompt you to do so. 

When you go to the site, the wide array of shows to choose from are laid out in front of you with no censorship whatsoever. The quality you get for those with free accounts can be compared to that of premium accounts of other cam sites. 

However, creating a profile and even subscribing to a monthly premium can be beneficial. Not only can you support the site and have access to some perks but creating an account is completely easy and hassle-free. 

To register, you must type in your preferred username, password, email account, birthday, and gender. Then, you must tick off the following:  that you aren’t a robot and that you have read and agreed to the site’s privacy policy and terms and conditions. 

Once done, just hit the “Create Free Account” button then you are already good to go. 

Making Contact

Chaturbate Members
  • You can still avail of the premium service to support the site
  • Choose live shows from female, male, trans, and couple members
  • Interact with amateur broadcasters via chat
  • Tip tokens to encourage the performer and join private shows
  • View broadcasts in high-quality definition

Even though Chaturbate offers an almost free service, you can still avail of the premium membership to get some perks. 

The advantages include having a clean, ad-free interface, private messaging, and the ability to customise the chat font and colour options. For only $19.95, you can enjoy these features for a month. 

If you want to see specific broadcasts, you can use the “Advanced Options” to add search filters and narrow down the recommendations. You can set the filters according to geographic locations; you can also search for a particular user if you know their username.

The greatest way to interact with an amateur is by going in on his or her chat and engaging in the conversation. You can send messages, chat with others who are also viewing the same broadcast and tip the performance with tokens. 

Tokens are the main currency of this site. You see, if you want to get the performer’s attention or make them do something you like, you must make it worth their while by tipping in tokens.

For every 100 tokens the amateur receives in tips, they are worth $5 in cash. There are even regular competitions where hourly prizes for top cams are awarded between $5-$10. 

To get into private shows and private messages, you must be ready to spend for some tokens. If you upgrade to premium, Chaturbate sweetens the deal by awarding you 200 free tokens which you may use at your discretion.

In Chaturbate, you don’t need to pay to see some live sex shows. But you do need to shell out some cash to tip in tokens. You can also get tokens, receive gifts, and earn money should you decide to broadcast yourself as well. 

There lies the beauty of the Chaturbate amateur community—anyone can put on a show if they are brave enough. 

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Profile Quality

Chaturbate Profile
  • Profiles are more of a chatroom than an actual profile
  • Other members' chatrooms are not that detailed
  • Birthdate, number of followers, interests are displayed below the broadcast
  • Interact with other members by going into chatrooms and participating in the group chat
  • A shareable link is provided if you wish to share a member’s cam or profile

    With the nature of Chaturbate, profiles are less of a profile and more of a chat room. This means that when you go to other members, you are automatically led to their broadcast. You can scroll down a bit to see their information. 

    Scouring the site, however, has proven to us that the information being displayed isn’t as detailed or as fully fleshed-out as we liked them to be. 

    You can see the member’s username, the number of followers, birth date, sex, interests, location, last time they did a broadcast, language they speak, body type, drinking and smoking habits, and pics and videos (if they have ever uploaded any). There is also an About me section but that doesn’t get filled out too often. 

    There isn’t enough information that conveys personality types such as hobbies. However, we also had to take into consideration that Chaturbate is unlike any other dating site. 

    You don’t go to Chaturbate to find a match (but hey, if you do, good for you!). You won’t necessarily want to delve deep into a member’s traits because the video will do all the speaking for him or her. 

    What we can say is that Chaturbate has diverse members. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of live broadcasts to choose from. You can go from girl, guy, couple, trans, group orgy broadcasts. There is no limit to all the shows you can stream at your leisure. 

    App

    Chaturbate Mobile App
    • Only available on Google Play
    • Compact and easy to navigate
    • Light and doesn't take up much phone memory space
    • Good for those who prefer to be on mobile
    • Still view live shows in HD quality

    Chaturbate is not available on the Apple App Store for iOS devices. It is only available and free to download on the Google Play Store. 

    At first glance, the Chaturbate mobile app translates the easiness and fluidity of its desktop design quite well. Everything is compact and well-organised; thumbnails of different live shows are displayed neatly. 

    On the left side, you can access live shows sorted according to gender and sexual preferences. If you want to briefly check someone’s live stream, you can do so in just a few taps of your fingers. 

    The app runs smoothly on the phone. It doesn't take up much memory and RAM. Indeed, surfing on Chaturbate is much easier and preferable via app since you don’t have to lug around a laptop or even a desktop. 

    The user interface is quite simple and easy to navigate. It is intuitive enough to provide a smooth and positive user experience for all members—may they be in the younger or older spectrum.

    Real Life Review

    “I got into Chaturbate because I was bored one Friday night. I got bored with the same old porn videos. They all feel staged and rehearsed. I wasn’t expecting much with Chaturbate, to be honest. But it blew my mind because unlike porn, people who broadcast there are actual amateurs. I don’t know but that thought excites me. Plus, I can interact with them as well. Granted, spending tokens can accumulate into one hefty price. But I think it’s worth it. You won’t believe what people will do just for some quick buck.” - James, 27

    Design and Usability

    Chaturbate’s overall design is pretty simple. You can even call it minimalistic since it tends to focus more on the content (which are the sexually explicit thumbnails of the member’s broadcasts) rather than the actual design. 

    Everything is set against a plain white background. But who would notice that when you can see displays of titillating and sexually arousing images?

    The only colour you will see is the blue bar on top that has all the features arranged neatly from left to right. You can go to different chat rooms, visit different recommended users, check out different tags, look at your collections or saved private shows on this bar. 

    This design strongly recalls Chaturbate’s branding—why bother with the frills when you already know what you want and how to get it? 

    With a simple and no fuss layout, the site encourages you to leave your inhibitions behind, jump in, and just start browsing until your eyes drop.

    Chaturbate Costs and Prices

    Free Services
    Fee based Services
    • Clean, ad-free interface
    • Custom chat font and colour options
    • Private messaging and private shows
    Duration / Credits / CoinsCosts per monthTotal
    1 Month19.95 USD / Month19.95 USD
    100 Credits0.11 USD / Credit10.99 USD
    200 Credits0.10 USD / Credit20.99 USD
    500 Credits0.09 USD / Credit44.99 USD
    750 Credits0.08 USD / Credit62.99 USD
    1,000 Credits0.08 USD / Credit79.99 USD

    Is Chaturbate expensive or cheap?

    In comparison to other providers Chaturbate is average.
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    Chaturbate Cost
    Payment Options
    • Bank Transfer
    • Credit Card
    • Cheque
    • Bitcoin

    Availing the premium membership on Chaturbate can certainly be beneficial: you can send private messages to other users, you get to enjoy a clean interface with no advertisements, and you can use special text features in chatrooms. 

    Supporter or premium membership costs $19.95 monthly. All prices are set in USD. As a bonus, you get 200 free tokens as well (a $20.99 value!) if you upgrade.

    If you'd like to cancel your membership, you can easily manage to do so by clicking "My Profile" on the top right of the site and then going to the "Memberships" tab.  

    Upon cancellation, you'll receive a confirmation email along with the date your upgraded access will end.

    Special Features

    Chaturbate offers a variety of features that you can use to fully maximise your cam site experience. Here are some of them:

    Tags

    To find cams or shows that best suit your preference, use tags. By using a tag such as #anal, #teen, #squirt or #lesbian, you can discover streams that appeal to you the most. 

    One of the most popular tags is #lovense indicating the rooms where performers offer interactive sex toys where you can control the intensity of a vibrator (or other devices) used by the broadcaster on themselves.

    Spy Shows

    Spy shows work the same as private shows. You can “peek” into a performer’s live show but you won’t be able to interact with them directly or indirectly. 

    You get to play the “Peeping Tom” fantasy with this feature. It is also a lot cheaper than actually buying a private show.

    My Collection

    This is where your saved private shows go. Private show recordings allowed by the broadcaster that last 30 seconds or longer will be saved in this folder. 

    You can view them over and over should you wish to relive your naughty escapades.

    Tube

    In this feature, you are given a recommendation of users you can check out and follow should you wish to do so. It works in a roulette type where users and a quick summary of their profiles are shown to you randomly. 

    You can scroll through these recommendations to discover new streamers.

    Contest

    Known as "Win $11,000+" contest, Chaturbate holds a contest that awards a $10 prize to the top cam, and $5 to the 2nd place cam. There are reportedly 100 winners per month. 

    To participate, you must be 18 years or older and have an account on the site. Girls, guys, couples, and trans who can attract the most viewers in an hour will win prize money.

    Our rating

    Signing Up: 4.0 / 5
    Making Contact: 4.0 / 5
    Profile Quality: 3.0 / 5
    App: 4.0 / 5
    Real Life Review: 3.0 / 5

    Editors Conclusion

    Datingscout.hk Editor Chris Pleines
    With no doubt, Chaturbate’s strength lies in its branding—anyone can watch live shows being broadcast by pure amateurs for free. What makes it such as success is the fact that it has the best live sex shows on the Internet to date. The quality you get plus the fact that you have nothing to lose are seemingly the main reasons why you should check this site out. Sign up now today!
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    FAQ

    Usability

    How do I purchase photos or videos on Chaturbate?

    Photos and videos uploaded by broadcasters may be free to view or have a token price required to unlock them. 

    If a photo set or video is locked, you will see the token amount required to unlock it. Clicking the set will open up a new window which will allow you to confirm your purchase.

    How do I upload photos and videos on Chaturbate?

    Go to "My Profile" and under "My Bio," you should see the "Upload New Pics or Videos" option.

    How do I start a private show on Chaturbate?

    Private shows can be initiated by clicking "Start private show" below the broadcasters' camera window.

    How do I spy on a private show on Chaturbate?

    If there is a broadcaster you would like to spy on, go to their account and click on "Spy On This Private Show." If you would like to scroll through different shows, click on the "Spy Shows" tab. You will have access to performers who are already in private shows. 

    Certain broadcasters will require you to have a minimum number of tokens before they will allow you to spy in on their cam. Afterward, you will be charged by the minute a set number of tokens to continue viewing the broadcast.

    How do I buy tickets for a show on Chaturbate?

    To buy a ticket for a show, tip the number of tokens the broadcaster is requesting. If the show is password-protected, the password will be sent to you after you tip the broadcaster the desired number of tokens. You will see the option to enter the password after the show has started.

    Cost

    How do I raise my spending limit on Chaturbate?

    All accounts are limited as to how many transactions they can make within a certain period. If this is the case with your account, you may be hitting a daily, weekly or monthly limit. You can either try to purchase tokens again at a later time.

    To raise your spending limits using a credit card, you can email the following to the customer support:

    • a photo of the completed, hand-signed Authorization Form
    • a photo of the cardholder's photo ID

    Users will receive a 200 token bonus for the initial spending limit raise. If you hit another spending limit after raising, contact the site.

    Why is my credit card being declined on Chaturbate?

    You are receiving an error because the site’s processor is declining your card at this time. The card may work tomorrow or in a couple of days, so the site suggests trying at a later time or using a different card. It is also highly recommended trying to use the Epoch option on the "Purchase Tokens" page. 

    Additionally, the site provides options for buying tokens that do not involve a credit card. These include bank wire, money order, and certified check. For more information, email customer support.

    How do I get a refund on Chaturbate?

    If you would like a refund of the tokens you've purchased, contact Billing Support at (877)338-7068 or email customer support. Include your username when contacting support regarding this request. 

    How do I buy tokens on Chaturbate?

    Click "Get More"in the box next to your token amount while logged into your Chaturbate account. While in the broadcaster's chatroom, click the "Get More Tokens" link (under the broadcaster's cam), or click the "Send Tip" button and then click on the "Purchase Tokens" link that appears in the pop-up window.

    How do I purchase with cryptocurrency on Chaturbate?

    You can purchase tokens with cryptocurrency by going to "Get More" tokens in the top right. Choose the "Cryptocurrency" option, enter the number of tokens you want to buy (minimum of 100 tokens), and continue to the next step. 

    There you will either scan the QR code on the "Scan" tab with your wallet app or send the correct amount of cryptocurrency to the populated address on the "Copy" tab.

    Facts

    How do I send tokens to broadcasters on Chaturbate?

    Tokens can only be sent to broadcasters that are age verified. To send a tip to a broadcaster, press the green "Send Tip" button below the camera window.

    I forgot my Chaturbate password. What do I do?

    You can reset your password. If you are not receiving an email from the site, it's possible your email address is not on file, and the site suggests you contact support for further assistance.

    Why was I banned from Chaturbate?

    Since each situation is unique, you may contact support with your username, and they’ll look into your account.

    How do I deactivate my Chaturbate account?

    You can deactivate your account by selecting the "Disable Account" link at the bottom of the Chaturbate home page. Note that you must be logged in to see this link.

    Can I use Skype on Chaturbate?

    Unfortunately, Skype is not allowed on Chaturbate.

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