Anyone could "go live" and broadcast live video on Stickam from their computer, i Phone or i Pad within seconds.
Some rooms carried labels such as "kiddies who love sex," "girls 13 & up for much older men," "8-12 yo girls for older men" and "teen girls for older fat men." Many were located in chat categories titled "Schools and Education" and "Teen." In an Oct.
Stickam featured user-submitted pictures, audio, video, and most prominently, live streaming video chat.
The site quickly expanded to include live shows and produced content from MTV, G4 TV, CBS Radio, NATPE, CES, and many others, as well as live performances and shows with numerous musicians and celebrities.
Yahoo said it voluntarily suspended all user-created chat rooms on June 15 and is evaluating whether to reinstate the ability of users to create them.
Earlier that month, Yahoo removed or barred the posting of 70,000 rooms whose names suggested illegal conduct, including the promotion of sex between adults and children.
"We recognize that \[this inappropriate conduct and content\] is a common industrywide problem," MSN's Lisa Gurry said.