25 Unbelievable (SFW) Facts About the 'Adult Industry'  

Mel Judson
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The adult industry is the biggest "elephant in the room" in terms of the internet. It's also one of the most lucrative industries, provides tons of jobs, and, odds are, multiple people you're close to have a very special, intimate bond with this type of media. Regardless of the overwhelming popularity, there are lots of common misconceptions about the adult industry.  

Take a look through this list of interesting industry secrets. Whether you find yourself typing "adult" into that search engine or not, it's a fascinating world that people often don't take the time to... familiarize themselves with. Before you embark on a search, take a minute to read about the baffling and crazy statistics and secrets that make up the largest industry in the world.

Every Second, There Are 28,258 Users Watching On The Internet

At this moment, nearly 30,000 people are people are watching adult entertainment online. In the time you've taken to read this information, more than 20,000 more people have joined in that activity. Close to 400 people actively search for adult websites every second, and more than $3,000 is spent for adult entertainment online every second as well. 

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In California, There's A Condom Law

In 2012, Measure B was passed in California, which mandated the use of condoms in all intimate scenes. The law was appealed twice - in 2013 and 2014; however, both times the appeals were denied. As a result, many production companies migrated out of California and set up camp in other places, such as Las Vegas. 

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Every Hour, This Site Becomes a Click Millionaire

In 2017, the most popular adult video website on the internet boasted more than 28 billion unique visitors. Since then, the site in question has enjoyed an uptick of 81 million visitors daily, which speaks to the popularity of this form of online medium. 

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Rule #34 - If It Exists, There Is A 'Dirty' Version Based on It

According to Rule #34, if it exists, there's 18+ content of it. 

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