Is OnlyFans REALLY banning porn? 'Tweaked' Terms of Use does not reflect rumors

The creators will still be allowed to post nude pictures and videos, provided they adhere to OnlyFans' policy


                            Is OnlyFans REALLY banning porn? 'Tweaked' Terms of Use does not reflect rumors
OnlyFans, an online platform that enables creators to charge their fans for photos and videos has currently 130 million users (OnlyFans)

OnlyFans is allegedy pulling out of the pornography business, but it's Terms of Use makes no such claim. Sarting October, the company will prohibit users from posting any 'unsolicited and non-consesual' sexually explicit content on the site. The new policy was announced on Thursday, August 19. According to the company, the creators will still be allowed to post nude pictures and videos, provided they adhere to the updated OnlyFans' policy.

"OnlyFans will prohibit the posting of any content containing sexually explicit conduct. In order to ensure the long-term sustainability of our platform, and they continue to host an inclusive community of creators and fans, we must evolve our content guidelines, " the company said in a largely misunderstood statement. The statement further noted that the changes are brought into action because of the mounting pressure from banking partners and payment providers.

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OnlyFans, an online platform that enables creators to charge their fans for photos and videos has currently 130 million users. Many highly popular creators post nude photos and videos on OnlyFans and the site has often been praised for giving sex workers a safer place to do their jobs. OnlyFans is trying to raise money from outside investors at a valuation of more than $1 billion. The company saw more than $2 billion in sales last year. It is important to note here that 20% of the sales amount goes to the company. The company's terms currently allow nudity except in the case of content featuring public nudity recorded in or broadcast from a jurisdiction where public nudity is illegal.

'What other kind of content even exists on Only Fans?'

As soon as the news broke out, people took to Twitter and asked questions like, "What other kind of content even exists on Only Fans??" Another user wrote, "Well the only people I have ever seen with an Only Fans are those that use it for something sexual. I have never ever seen it used to promote anything else!" One user said, "I’ve never used only fans lol but… what the fuck is the point then?"

Some people also called it a 'terrible move' and said, "So Only Fans is banning sexually explicit adult content due to pressure from banks? Those banks got no issue doing business with shady corporations and whatnot yet somehow that's the last straw? Comical." Another user commented, "Only fans banning nsfw content is a terrible move, they’re gonna go bankrupt within a week" One tweet read, "So only fans is going to cut off thousands of people's income virtually overnight and potentially drive them into poverty or riskier work. Nice one." Another user wrote, "Sooooo who's gonna step up and create the website to replace Only Fans?"



 



 



 



 



 



 

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