Social Networking Sites Are Now More Popular Than Porn

It’s an old joke among web geeks that “the internet is for porn”. OK, so it was invented by the department of defence for the sake of communications, but if there’s one industry that can commodify a resource faster than the oil industry can waste it, it’s porn. It makes sense, too, since sex is both a basic animal (and human) instinct and also something we frown on and obsess over to the extent that it’s frightening. When the internet was young and users were still basically anonymous, there was no better way to indulge in a guilty pleasure than from behind the veil of your monitor.

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Author: Lincoln on October 25th, 2008

Category: Development

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