Surprising Things Most People Don't Know About The Porn Industry.

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2/25 The most searched porn-related phrase in the US is "creampie", followed by "teen". Globally "teen" is the most searched word as teen porn has become the fastest-growing genre since 2005.

3/25 88% of top-rated porn scenes show aggressive acts; 70% of those scenes show aggression initiated and perpetrated by men.

4/25 In some adult stores there are movie booths that allow customers to try products before purchasing. Once finished customers are expected to "clean up the mess" before heading back into the store.

5/25 The revenue generated by the porn industry is more than the revenues generated by professional football, basketball, and baseball franchises in the US combined.

6/25 The United States is the top producer of pornographic DVDs and web material, followed by Germany.

7/25 Male porn performers make three times as much per film when performing in gay porn rather than straight porn.

8/25 82% of erotic literature is read by women.



9/25 In 2013 filmmaker Ira Isaacs was sentenced to two years in jail for producing and selling obscene scat porn.

10/25 Fanny Hill by John Cleland, published in 1748, is considered the first erotic novel. It is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in history; the author was charged with corrupting the King's subjects.

11/25 The word "pornography" is derived from the Greek works "porne" meaning prostitute and "graphein" meaning to write or record.

12/25 In 2004 adult film star Lisa Sparxxx achieved the world gangbanging record at the 3rd Annual Gangbang Championships by having sex with 919 men.

13/25 The first 3D porn movie was 3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy, released in 2011 in Hong Kong.

14/25 20% of American men admit that they've accessed pornography at work. This makes sense because 70% of all Internet porn traffic occurs during the workday.

15/25 If you're found watching or making porn in North Korea or Iran, the punishment is death.

16/25 13,000 adult videos are produced annually earning more than $13 billion in profit. Hollywood, on the other hand, releases 500 movies a year earning $8.8 billion.

17/25 Many male porn performers use Caverject, a drug injected into the penis to help maintain a longer erection.


18/25 Pornography has existed since the prehistoric times as evidenced by sexual acts depicted in rock art and on venus figures.

19/25 In 1999 porn star Elizabeth Starr upgraded her F-cup to an O-cup with illegal string implants. String implants don't stop growing once implanted and doctors have warned Starr that if she doesn't get them removed within a reasonable amount of time, they will burst through the skin.

20/25 More than 70% of male Internet users aged 18 to 34 visit a pornographic site at least once a month.

21/25 In the US the making of or acting in porn is only legal in Los Angeles and New Hampshire, however Utah is the largest consumer of paid Internet pornography per capita.

22/25 A study at the University of Montreal revealed that most men are exposed to porn for the first time by age 10.

23/25 Cartoon pornography is illegal in Canada if it depicts someone under the age of 18, even if they're fictional.

24/25 Actor Dan Reilly appeared in over 100 porn movies without having sex or removing his clothes. He was nominated for a Best Actor AVN Award for his role in the Reno 911! parody: Reno 911 XXX.

25/25 More than 35% of all Internet downloads is pornographic content.

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