Facebook Has One Big Boob Problem

Dozens of activists plopped a giant inflatable boob outside Facebook’s London headquarters to protest the platform’s restrictions on depictions of nudity, the BBC reported Friday. Read More >>

Wankers Rejoice! UK Indefinitely Delays Porn Block

The government’s plan to implement a mandatory, nationwide age verification system for pornographic websites attracted ridicule from technical experts who pointed out it could easily be evaded by anyone with minimal technical know-how, but would likely require sweeping tracking of porn viewers’ identities and web histories. Now, according to Sky News, sources say the project is “indefinitely delayed” (after being previously delayed twice) and will not in fact be rolling out next month on 15th July as planned. Read More >>

The Extremely Dumb Plan to Force Porn Sites to Verify Users’ Ages May Come Next Month

The disastrous plan to implement a nationwide system blocking web users from viewing pornography unless their age and identities are confirmed by a verification service – an astonishingly ill-conceived plan being spearheaded by doddering Brexiteer Theresa May’s Tory government – is nearly a year behind schedule. But the clock is ticking, the Independent reported on Monday. Read More >>

Papua New Guinea to Block Facebook For a Month, Might Launch State-Run Alternative

Papua New Guinea, a nation of over 8 million, has announced that it will shut down Facebook for a month. The PNG government says that the shutdown will give it time to assess the spread of objectionable content on the site like porn and fake news. The government also said that it’s exploring the creation of its own social media site to replace Facebook. Read More >>

That Viral Story About a Japanese Man Crushed to Death by His Porn Collection is Totally Fake

Did a man in Japan really get crushed to death by his porn collection? No. But you’d be forgiven for thinking otherwise, thanks to this dumb game of Telephone we call The Internet. Read More >>

The UK’s ‘Porn Hollywood’ is Famous for Low Crime and its Village Atmosphere

As I discovered at MWC last month, much of the porn industry has moved on from the days of shooting grimy footage in a caravan behind the back of a supermarket. Dirty movies are becoming seriously impressive, with companies like Naughty America currently ramping up the production of incredibly-realistic VR content. Unfortunately, here in the UK, we seem to be stuck in the bad old days. Read More >>

India’s Porn Ban Reversal Isn’t Quite What it Seems

Last night's Headlines were triumphantly declaring that India’s government had reversed its sweeping ban of internet porn sites. But that’s not quite true: for all intents and purposes, online porn is still banned in India. Let’s take a look at the devil in the details. Read More >>

Porn Star Demographics, Visualised

Jon Millward deosn't watch porn like the average man: instead, he sees it as a heaving data set to analyse and graph. No, really. That's why he's visualised porn star demographics to work out what the typical, ahem, actress look like. Read More >>

The 11 Days of the Year When People Watch the Least Amount of Porn

You don't have to pretend here. It's a safe space. Everybody watches porn on the Internet. It's the real reason why the Internet exists. But do you know the days when people watch the least amount of porn? Pornhub.com (you might be familiar with their work) released statistics from 2012 that show when it got the least amount of traffic and found out the 11 days when we watch the least amount of porn. Read More >>