Sunday, May 13, 2007

The Porns on the Internet

Check out this video that shows a number of stats about the Internet pornography industry. It is staggering how much actual money flows through porn and how many people are involved in the industry:

Sex is the most popular searched word on the search engine
89% of porn is created in the U.S.
$2.84 billion in revenue was generated from U.S. porn sites in 2006
72% of porn viewers are men

Usually the porn industry innovates first and key features make their way to more mainstream sites. But over the last couple of years, many of the new ideas around web applications, like user generated content, video sharing, etc., went mainstream first and are now hitting the porn sites. You can check out these latest user generated porns inclusion at Pornotube (YouTube clone for porns, as well as a few others like EroShare and ScrewTube.

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