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Gaming Consoles Used More For Watching Porn Than Playing Games; Smartphones, the Biggest Source to Watch Porn – Data Released

One of the biggest adult sites, PornHub has revealed that smartphone is the principal source of watching porn online. The primary reason is the increase in the usage of smartphones among the individuals especially youth.

In an annual review of how people around the world watch porn, 4.6 billion hours of porn watching was done on PornHub. Unsurprisingly, one of the biggest adult websites hits the chart with 92 billion videos which is being watched by 64 million visitors per day over the course of 23 billion visits. According to the clock that makes 44,000 visitors every minute.

With a smashing 40% of visits to the site, USA hits the first mark in watching porn putting UK on the second. Canada pushed India out of the top 3 standings for the first time since 2013 to reclaim its position.

Smartphone is the Key Resource

There are no second thoughts that smartphones have become a great and an easier source in increasing the habits of watching porn. PornHub declared that browsing through smartphones is rising continuously. In 2016, with an increase of 9% from 2015, cellphones contributed 61% of the traffic. Major part of it was alternated with desktops claiming 8% decrease from a year ago. Tablets contributed 11% percent of the total traffic, dropping 1%.

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A massive increase in mobile traffic was seen in Cuba and Turkey. Cuba claims an increase of 310%, whereas Turkey witnessed 245% increase in mobile traffic.

Sudan takes the third position with 87% share in mobile traffic. Armenia made it to the top 10 list with 65% increase, whereas Ukraine and Belarus witnessed an increase of 75%.

With 73% mobile traffic, South Africa leads the chart but ranks 20 on the list if porn watching nations. US, India and Philippines are also close contributing 70% of the mobile traffic.

More Windows Wankers

Mobile browsing covers the majority of PornHub streaming, whereas desktop has less than 1/3 of the contribution. Yet in terms of smartphones, Windows users are bigger wankers on the internet than anyone.

Windows users cover 80% of streaming through desktop, whereas Mac OS and Linux contribute 14% and 3% of the traffic. Google Chrome was highly preferred by 51% of browsing users to access porn. Internet Explorer and FireFox contribute 14% and 11% of the traffic respectively.

Android and iOS are close to each other when it comes to mobile traffic. 50% of the site traffic is shared by Android users, while Apple users stay close with 47% of PornHub’s browsers. Over the past year, Android’s mobile market share has witnessed 5% increase.

Gaming Consoles Playing its Part

Gaming consoles are also being used for porn watching. Remarkably, it is used more for watching porn than playing games. PornHub’s data indicated that PlayStation is being used by more people to access porn than ever.

PlayStation covers more than half of traffic to the site through gaming consoles. It recorded an increase of 46% to 53% from 2015-16. Moreover, Xbox is the second most used gaming console accessing PornHub.  Although Xbox lost 10% of traffic share from 2015, PS Vita is yet the lowest contributor in traffic share with a decrease from 39% to 38% in 2015.

Article Source: ET

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