Onlyfans has become a hugely popular site among music enthusiasts as well as other people for a lot of reasons. In fact, it has created a niche for itself as a mainstream phenomenon. Moreover, in today’s world, it’s not so easy to create a massive multi billion-dollar business. However, through its huge popularity, things are going north for the site. This website has about 90 million users who are registered and over a million content creators.
In fact, it has become a great connector between the creators and fans. Therefore, a lot of mainstream stars are also using this website to make their fortune and provide their fans uncut and raw versions of their content. However, according to the sources, creators are also using this website as a means to showcase illicit videos for money. So, we will talk about these controversies as well.
In this article, we will talk about OnlyFans, and how it has risen to such demanding popularity. Moreover, we will also talk about the website in general in case the audience is unaware of the site.
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What You Should Know About OnlyFans
From the day of its inception, back in 2016, the site has seen a lot of economical heights. It has paid a minimum of two billion dollars to the bank account of creators. In fact, this platform also got around 300 million dollars from the fans, therefore, a total of 370 percent increase from the last November-December 64 million dollars.
OnlyFans is a website that is like a connector between the creators and fans. In fact, the term creator is in a broader sense, that includes mainstream celebrities, actors, as well as adult celebrities. Therefore, this is kind of a revolutionary approach to making a great connection between the fans and creators. Not only that, but it also provides an authentic relationship between the two.
Subscription and Monetization by Creators
It doesn’t have an application for android or iPhone as of yet, however, it acts like a subscription-based site. For example, a creator can post their content behind a paywall. So, a fan must have to pay bucks to access that content. However, creators do not lock all the contents all the time. They can also provide you with free pages, and give a little sneak peek to the audience so that they can decide whether they want to see the full version or not.
So, which sort of content do you expect? Well, it can be a music video, a photo that you have never seen before, and also, at times one-on-one chat. Moreover, this includes porn since we don’t often get to see this sort of activity on social media.
Furthermore, a creator can take about 80 percent of the earnings while leaving 20 percent for the site and company. Through this means of the economic model, the site has become economically enriched.
A Controversy of Illicit Content
Despite putting never-seen-before content on the site, it has also received a fair share of criticisms from a lot of mediums. For example, this website has the credit for putting up R-rated content. Many creators are using this site to put up porn videos and other x rated content to raise money. Therefore, it has become a paywall of porn, to some. In fact, as The New York Times said, that the site had ‘changed sex work forever.
In fact, according to some resources, many of the popular creators of the site are women who are using these illicit videos and images or chats to make a lot of bucks. They are in a way catering to the men who are willing to pay a hefty amount for videos, chats, or images.
Though the number is small, it has definitely caught the views of people. In fact, through this medium and the craze for adult content, the site has been earning a lot of extra revenue.
Economically Booming Towards Great Heights
The radar for the economy is sky-high for OnlyFans. Even though it doesn’t have any outside investors, it has been making a lot of profit throughout the years. Moreover, after the pandemic, people searched about the website a lot, according to some research. In fact, the number is climbing rapidly. To be exact, the site saw around 75% growth in early April.
However, it’s true that it was still popular despite the unforeseeable pandemic. In addition, OnlyFans paid about 641k euro as corporation tax back in 2018, which is equivalent to $5million.
Beyonce & Cardi B Too Got into OnlyFans
So, earlier this year during the time when Beyonce dropped her remix ‘Savage’ (remix of Megan Thee Stallion, she took on the OnlyFans to publish her work. Consequently, people loved it and it saw about a 15% spike in traffic.
Thereafter, Cardi B too dropped her MV ‘WAP’ as well as her promotional plans which included a mention of the OnlyFans page to provide her fans some great behind-the-scenes moments for the music video and some photos. Therefore, it has become a trend among celebrities too and becoming a massive multibillion-dollar business.
Not A Site for Just ‘Adult’ Content
Throughout the years, creators are enamored by the appeal. Therefore, a lot of fitness enthusiasts, celebrities, singers, and other artists, apart from adult artists, are using this website to get a lot of exposure and create a great relation between themselves and their fans. In fact, a lot of celebrities like Michael B Jordan, are trying to use this website as a fundraiser to help the needy ones.
It’s not surprising to see that people are loving the content of this website. In fact, each day, it’s getting more and more popular among the masses for content and exposure.