FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


Why use Coinbuk instead of commonly used systems such as Facebook Live, Instagram Live, Zoom, or Google Hangouts or other video sharing services?

Answer:  Coinbuk is the only video sharing service to offer a Virtual Event Manager (VEM).  The VEM will initiate one on one contact with your guests to guide and support them to a pleasurable viewing experience of your event.


What type of events can I use with Coinbuk?

Answer:  Coinbuk allows three types of private events. Private free events allow guests watch for free. Private paying events allow guests pay to watch events. Combined events allow some guests pay to watch event and some guest watch event for free.  


What type of video broadcast does Coinbuk offer?

Answer: The video broadcast is one way meaning guests can only see the video. Guests cannot see each other, and guests cannot comment with each other.


How long can I broadcast an event?

Answer: A person can broadcast 1 continuous hour of video.  At the end of 1 hour the video will stop and a person will have to press the start button again to video the event. For example if you have an event that is 2 hours long from 11am to 1pm.  You can start your video at 11am and the video will stop at 12pm. You will then have to press the start button again at 12pm to start your video and your video will stop at 1pm which is the end time of your private event.


How do users access a Coinbuk live event?

Answer:  Coinbuk users are only able to access a private event by being selected to attend the event by the Host.  The users will be provided access information in an email.


How does a Host select users to attend a private event?

Answer: The Host can assign guests to attend a private event by providing the guests' name and user's email address. Each guest will receive an email that contains a unique link that will allow that guest to provide a username and password to create an account and view the event.  


Can users invite other users to attend a private event?

Answer:  Users/guests can not invite other guests to attend a private event.  Only the Host can invite guests to attend a private event. 


Can I use the same email address to create a private event and video the private event?

Answer: Only one unique email address can be associated with each type of user. So one email can used as a Host, a different email address must be used for the person broadcasting the video and a different email address must be used as the guests watching the event.


How many guests can I invite to my private event?

Answer:  There are two types of guests. Free guests and Paying guests.  You can invite up to 60 free guests and an unlimited number of paying guests. If you need more than 60 free guests, contact us and we will work with you to provide a solution.


How much are guests charged to watch an event?

Answer:  Guests are charged $20 which allows for up to an hour of viewing.  For example an event, that last 15 minutes or 1 hour will cost each guest $20.00. An event that last 1 hour and 15 minutes will cost each guest $40.


How long can my events last?

Answer: Your event can last up to 24 hours.  The event must start and end on the same calendar date.


What device do I need to use the Coinbuk System?

Answer:  The person broadcasting the event needs to download the Coinbuk App from the Google Play Store, or iOS App store. A person can also broadcast using their computer as long as the computer has a microphone and camera.  The guests viewing the event can watch the event on any device.


How do Cash gift donations work?

Answer: The Coinbuk system allows the Host to receive cash gift donations from their invited guests.  Coinbuk charges a processing fee of 13% + $0.30 for each cash gift transaction.  The processing fee is non-refundable.


When does the Host receive their funds?

Answer:  The Host receives 30% of their funds within 14 business days.  The remaining 70% of funds are paid within 35 days after the event. To receive any funds of $600 or more will require the Host to provide tax ID information.