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.
From a sociological point of view, Jenni Cam was an important early example of how the internet could create a cyborg subject by integrating human images with the internet.
As such, Jenni Cam set the stage for conversations regarding the relationship of technology and gender.
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
People visiting the previously non-existent found a pornographic site with the greeting, "Thanks Dave".
She also appeared on The Today Show, and World News Tonight With Peter Jennings.
Her first webcam contained only black-and-white images of her in the dorm room.
Jenni Cam attracted up to 4 million views a day at its peak.
She also hosted her own Internet talk show on The Sync, an early webcasting network based in Laurel, Maryland.