Voyeuristic Webcams Only Broadcast When The Performers Are Out Of View

Voyeuristic Webcams Only Broadcast When The Performers Are Out Of View
technology

New site calls attention to social media and digital exhibitionism through empty sex cam feeds.

Sara Boboltz
  • 22 october 2013

The newly launched brbxoxo scans through and broadcasts camera feeds from online sex cam sites, but only once their performers have stepped away.

None of the settings are particularly sexy. Rather, the video clips (which refresh automatically on the site) portray small corners of living spaces to reveal poignant personal details of their inhabitants — a brown couch, a picture on a wall, an empty bed whose comforter has been disturbed — and evoke a surprising loneliness despite their blatantly ordinary qualities. They offer a brief and somehow intrusive view into another person’s life.

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