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If You’re Starting a Porn Site, Don’t Name It Tube8 or Else You’ll Get Sued

Sure. (Photo: Quickmeme)

Manwin, the owner of your incognito browser’s favorite porn websites, is filing a suit against 24 websites for allegedly piggybacking off the Tube8 brand. Shifty competitors are tricking porn peruses into believing they’re on Tube8.com, which is one of the world’s most popular porn sites, by using variations of the words “tube” and “8″ in the domain. Read More

Survey Says

OMG, Don’t Stop: People of ‘Very Religious’ U.S. Cities Love Porn

Phallic Huntsville. (Photo: Flickr)

Who knew? Some of America’s most-religious cities love thumping their own Bibles while watching porn. Naughty emporium PornHub combined a Gallup study of “very religious” towns with traffic coming from those areas. The data was pulled from five months of hard research.

Huntsville, AL, which has the nickname of Rocket City so let’s all laugh, has 23.8 views per capita despite the fact that more than half of its residents identify it as “very religious.” Cities in other Southern states rounded out the top five, including Montgomery, AL, Little Rock, Baton Rouge, and Augusta, GA. Read More

Badvertising

CBS Rejects Pornhub’s Totally Harmless SFW Super Bowl Ad

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When it comes to advertising, it’s hard out there for a porn company–not that one of the Internet’s biggest porn websites really needs to advertise itself. As all those pearl-clutchy “Vine’s Porn Problem” posts will tell you, porn is everywhere on the Internet, and most of those NSFW videos can be viewed on PornHub, a popular adult video streaming site.

Now, BuzzFeed reports that PornHub has created a totally SFW Super Bowl ad, only to have it harshly rejected by the bigwigs at CBS. (We’ve reached out to CBS in order to independently verify that it rejected the ad.) Read More