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Porndemic! Porn Usage Has Risen Dramatically During the Pandemic

Two hours is how much porn the average person reports watching in the last two weeks.

In what may the least surprising news you hear this year, there's been a rapid increase in pornography viewing habits as Americans have found themselves sheltered in place during the COVID-19 pandemic without other outlets for their more... prurient interests.

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So while you're certainly not one of the Americans engaging in the rampant porndemic, here's a look at what some of your naughtier neighbors are up to, according to preliminary findings from the Kinsey Institute.

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Americans say they have watched porn since the pandemic started.
  • Two hours is how much porn the average person reports watching in the last two weeks.
  • Since the start of the pandemic 18.5 million searches have included "Corona" on Pornhub. "Quarantine" has been included in 11.8 million searches.
  • Pornhub reports traffic on its site increased 6.2% on August 24th last year when Zoom reported a six hour outage. You connect the dots.
  • The adult content site OnlyFans reported 3.5 million new subscribers in March.
  • During election week some of the top searches across the Internet included the words 'Tickling', 'Swag', 'Sexmex' and 'Trump.'