Live Chat allowed the user to display their webcam live feed over the internet.The user had the ability to choose who could view their live stream.The name "Stickam" referred to this ability to "stick" a webcam feed onto another site.Anyone could "go live" and broadcast live video on Stickam from their computer, i Phone or i Pad within seconds.Popular Los Angeles DJ Gary Bryan emceed the event which featured live interactive chatting with US soldiers based in Iraq.The event was organized by several CBS radio stations in Southern California, including KRTH-FM (K-Earth 101), KTWV-FM (94.7 The WAVE), KLSX-FM (91.7), KFWB-AM (News 980) and KNX-AM (News 1070).It was also possible to connect HD and other cameras, mixers, and audio feeds to send HD and professional broadcast streams out via Stickam.Stickam’s live video players came with built-in chat capabilities, allowing both text chat and optional video chat.
Bands that participated included Breathe Carolina, Mayday Parade, Of Mice and Men, and Pierce The Veil.
Stickam's player and live stream abilities are recognized in a Variety Magazine article as a "more customizable player" that has the ability to engage fans in a powerful way using their virtual face-to-face interaction.
Broadcasters on Stickam can allow their friends and followers to log into their chat rooms by using Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Tumblr, Linked In, Myspace, or Gmail.
Stickam and Meltdown announced they had partnered to stream live shows from a new studio space in the store as well as from the store floor itself and from the Nerd Melt Theatre behind the store.
The studio programming launched with the premiere of IHEARTCOMIX LIVE with guests Andrew W. and Cherie Lily and a live video commentary show by Nerd Terns.