Remember her? Why JenniCam abandoned her digital life

Jennifer Ringley was the first person to broadcast her life online.

In 1996, the 19-year-old bought a webcam and set it up in her room to take a photo every 15 minutes and post it to her website: JenniCam.

Her experiment offered the world a glimpse into our digital future long before Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the Kardashians.

JenniCam was huge.

Then one day, after seven years, this ordinary, extraordinarily famous young woman disappeared from the internet entirely. Why?

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