Previously, live webcams transmitted static shots from cameras aimed through windows or at coffee pots.Ringley's innovation was simply to allow others to view her daily activities. She did not wish to filter the events that were shown on her camera, so sometimes she was shown nude or engaging in sexual behavior, including sexual intercourse and masturbation.
Ringley owned several ferrets and Modern Ferret featured Jenni and one of her pets on the front cover.
As an actress, she was cast in "Rear Windows '98," a 1998 episode of the TV series Diagnosis Murder, portraying Joannecam, a fictionalized version of herself.
“We are in touch with this customer about this incident.
In order to investigate the cause and to determine whether it is in camera or something else, the camera concerned is requested so that it can be checked by the supplier thoroughly.” “Should it prove that the camera does not meet our requirements then it will, of course, be called back and we will inform our customers about this.” “This camera has been sold at Action since May 2017.
Anyone with Internet access could observe the often mundane events of Ringley's life at first, though a few months after its start Ringley started charging viewers for full entry to her site.
Jenni Cam was one of the first web sites that continuously and voluntarily surveyed a private life.
She claimed that the experience improved her self-image and self body image.
Ringley began to take trips to visit other cam girls, including Ana Voog of
This continued until an incident occurred wherein she was discovered by a group of hackers on Efnet who teased her for their own amusement.