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Lengthy article lauds erotic social media site

Under the eye-catching headline “How OnlyFans Changed Sex Work Forever,” The New York Times on Saturday delved into the sex-friendly social media site, which, according to the Times, has accomplished the feat described in the headline.

According to the Times story, the site “has put X-rated entertainment in the hands of its entertainers. Call it the paywall of porn.”

Now, those in the adult industry know that OnlyFans is far from the only platform out there to put power into the hands of performers. The list is long, from clip sites to cam sites, as well as mainstream social media platforms and newly emerging all-adult alternatives.

But the Times report is interesting in that it delves into details about OnlyFans. By offering performers an 80-20 split on subscription revenues, OnlyFans has allowed performers to pull in $10,000 in a single month. Or in the case of the Australian “fitness model” who the Times says is “the most popular OnlyFans personality,” 10 times that amount.