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OnlyFans is an online content-sharing platkhung that has become increasingly popular during the coronavirut lockdown. While OnlyFans creators can upload any kind of nội dung, like photography, creative sầu writing, or recipes, for example, the platkhung is particularly popular with sex workers.

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During the lockdown, OnlyFans has become so popular that sex workers have found that the market is saturated, as reported by i-google-map.com.

Some OnlyFans creators report earning more money during the lockdown, while others report earning less money due lớn their fans facing financial struggles and the saturation of the market.

OnlyFans has been around since năm nhâm thìn but has entered the mainstream recently, with Beyonce namedropping the site in her verse on Megan Thee Stallion"s "Savage Remix."

However, many people may not understvà how the social media platsize works, who uses it, and why it is so popular.


A woman tries out a Microsoft-driven Notê điện thoại thông minh next lớn a symbol of a cloud on March 5, 2012 in Hanover, Germany. OnlyFans is a social truyền thông media platkhung where content creators can charge fans for exclusive access lớn their nội dung.Getty/Sean Gallup

What is OnlyFans?

OnlyFans is a "subscription site that enables nội dung creators khổng lồ monetize their influence," according lớn the site itself. It is a platform that allows creators khổng lồ upload their content behind a paywall, which can be accessed by their fans for a monthly fee và one-off tips.

OnlyFans was founded in năm nhâm thìn by Timothy Stokely, và the site now has around 30 million registered users & around 450,000 nội dung creators.

Who Uses OnlyFans?

Anybody toàn thân can use OnlyFans, và it is used by writers, artists, fitness trainers, và more. However, OnlyFans is mostly known for being used by sex workers, who upload images, & videos, và interact with their fans via direct messages.

There are also celebrities and influencers on OnlyFans who use their large followings khổng lồ earn money through exclusive sầu, and often adult, content.

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For example, influencer Caroline Calloway mix up an OnlyFans page where she dresses up as literary characters và claimed that she had a projected $223,800 annual salary.

Belle Delphine, an e-girl influencer who made headlines when she sold "bạn girl bathwater," is now charging fans $35 a month to lớn access adult nội dung that would be otherwise censored on social truyền thông media platforms lượt thích Instagram.

YouTuber and influencer Tana Mongeau joined OnlyFans in May, becoming one of the most followed influencers lớn join the site, after Mã Sản Phẩm Blaông chồng Chyna.

More recently, rapper Rubi Rose made $100,000 on OnlyFans in just two days by posting photos that were already on her Instagram account.

How Does OnlyFans Work?

Content creators upload their content lớn the site—it could be articles, photos, or videos—và their fans can choose to follow them, typically for a fee, which is decided by the creator. OnlyFans creators keep 80 percent of the money they make with the rest going to the site.

As a lot of OnlyFans content is of an adult nature, users have lớn be 18 and older và will need a government-issued ID for proof.

OnlyFans ensures that the nội dung cannot be shared beyond the paywall as if a user tries khổng lồ take a screenshot, it will show a blaông chồng screen instead. Users can also be banned if they are caught trying lớn screenshot or record the screen.

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