Many people find pornography morally wrong. In fact, many are willing to support laws to ban and eliminate pornography. However, the porn industry is BY FAR the most profitable industry in the world, beating out retail, technology, and entertainment. If such profit is of demand, then someone’s lying. Here are 25 most ridiculous facts about porn you probably didn’t even heard of.

Top 25 Most Ridiculous Facts About Porn

1. Jeanette Ellis, a woman from Gaffney, S.C., was arrested after police caught her going door-to-door selling porn on VHS. She claimed that she found them in a box down the street. She was charged with not having a permit.

2. On February 1, 2009, Comcast Cable accidentally aired 37 seconds of porn during Super Bowl XLIII.

3. During a primary school meeting in Northern Ireland, a priest accidentally showed X-rated photos to a group of parents. He was later asked to take a sabbatical leave from the priesthood

4. Porn revenue is larger than all professional basketball, baseball, and football franchises—combined.

5. 13,000 adult videos are produced annually, amassing over $13 billion dollars in profit. By comparison, Hollywood released 507 movies and made only 8.8 billion.

Top 25 Most Ridiculous Facts About Porn
Porn could have a bigger economic influence on the US than Netflix

6. At any second of the day there are as much as 30,000,000 unique visitors viewing porn. This means that there are about 30,000,000 unique visitors viewing porn right now, and now, and now.

7. The most searched porn related word in America is “Creampie” according to a recent Pornhub analysis. Teen is also very popular.

8. In North Korea, the punishment for viewing porn is death!

9. Just about half of the Internet is made up of porn or porn-related content.

10. While male porn stars are usually paid around $150 per scene, women performers earn between $600 and $1000 a scene

10. While male porn stars are usually paid around $150 per scene, women performers earn between $600 and $1000 a scene facts about pornography

11. In 2004, after president bush won the election, conservative states (red states) saw an increase in porn related internet searches while in 2008, after Obama won, liberal states (blue states) saw an increase of porn related searches.

12. Someone from the University of Montreal tried conducting a study but when he tried to create a control group of men in their 20’s that haven’t consumed porn, he couldn’t find a single one.

13. While viewing porn, men tend to focus on a woman’s eyes and lips over breasts or genitals. Researchers speculate that men look at women’s faces to determine how “turned on” the woman is.

14. In August 2012, the porn industry was shut down when a performer was diagnosed with the STD syphilis. That performer was sentenced to jail for knowingly exposing costars to the disease.

15. Every second the online porn industry makes over $3,000.

16. Nearly one in four Internet search queries is about porn. That’s 68 million a day.

17. There is a fallacious rumor that Australia bans porn that shows women with A-Cup breasts or smaller.

18. Pornography is different from erotica. Erotica portrays sexuality in high-art, which focuses on feelings and emotions. Pornography focuses on sex in a sensational manner and emphasizes the physical act to arouse a quick reaction. Because the definition of “pornography” is subjective, the distinction between porn and erotica is always shifting and contextual

19. Internet porn in the UK receives more traffic than social networks, shopping, gaming, finance, and travel.

20. Several recent studies have found that teenagers from all over the world use porn to learn about real life sex.

21. The only remaining pornography taboo that is nearly universally accepted is child pornography

22. While 25%–33% of those who watch Internet porn are women, they make up only 2% of paying porn site subscribers.

23. Countries with the easiest access to hard-core porn have the lowest sex-crime rates in the world.

24. The average age of first Internet porn exposure is 11 years old.

25. Both Larry Flint, a pornography producer, and Salman Rushdie, a prize-winning novelist, argue that pornography is crucial to freedom. In fact, according to them, a society’s level of freedom can be evaluated by how accepting it is to porn

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