OnlyFans, a self-described “subscription social network”, announced last week that it would be banning sexually explicit content from October 2021. This came as a shock to many, as the platform has been seen as a place for creators to post explicit content and make money from it.
The new policy will apply to all content that is deemed to be sexually explicit, including images, videos, and text. This includes content that is pornographic, sexually suggestive, or contains nudity. It also applies to content that is related to sex work, such as advertising for services.
OnlyFans has stated that the ban is in line with its mission to create a safe and secure platform for its users. It has also said that it wants to create a space that is more inclusive and diverse, and that the ban is part of this effort.
The ban has been met with mixed reactions from the OnlyFans community. Some have praised the move, saying that it will help to make the platform safer and more welcoming for all users. Others have criticized the ban, arguing that it will limit the freedom of expression of creators and limit their ability to make money.
OnlyFans has said that it will be monitoring content closely to ensure that the ban is enforced. It has also said that it will be providing support to creators who are affected by the ban, such as helping them to find alternative ways to make money.
OnlyFans has been a popular platform for creators to make money from their content, and the ban on sexually explicit content is likely to have a significant impact on the platform. It remains to be seen how this will affect the platform in the long term, but it is clear that the ban is a major change for the platform.