Pornhub Insights has delved into lots of interesting fetishes over the years, including Feederism, Wedgies, Golden Showers, Cuckolding, Spectrophilia, Bronies and even Clowns. In today’s edition of Insights, we’re joined by the editorial team at SSENSE to dive feet first into the sneaker fetish.
Here you’ll find our usual Insights into the data, but we encourage you to visit SSENSE for their featured article entitled The Data of Desire, which examines the relationship between fashion and human sexuality.
The Insights team was contacted by 24sata.hr to see how their fellow Croatians enjoying using Pornhub. Croatia ranks 53rd for traffic to Pornhub, which is not a bad feat considering that it ranks 129th worldwide for population. More Croatians tend to visit Pornhub on Monday than any other day of the week, while Friday is the lowest traffic day as it is around most of the world.
When Pusha T claimed that Canadian rapper Drake was the father of Sophie Brussaux’s child, the internet went wild with curiosity. Names in the news often drive searches on Pornhub, especially when that person was known to have performed in adult videos (see Stormy Daniels). Originally born in France, but now living in New York as an artist, Sophie Brussaux appeared in adult videos under the stage name of Rosee Divine, so TMZ asked if we saw increased searches.
Prior to May 28, “Rosee Divine” was searched an average of just times per day, and “Sophie Brussaux” 44 times per day. Once her name hit the news, searches on Pornhub shot through the roof. In just over 24 hours, “Sophie Brussaux” was searched 513,760 times and “Rosee Divine” 256,374 times. Wow!
Journal du Geek asked Pornhub’s statisticians to analyze the various technologies that visitors from France use when accessing Pornhub. When it comes to mobility, French users lag behind the world with only 61% of visitors using smartphones, compared to an average of 70% worldwide. Mobile use is however growing steadily in France as we found the average smartphone usage in our 2017 Year in Review was only 56%.
It seems like just the other day that Prince Harry announced his engagement and Pornhub Insights revealed that Searches for Meghan Markle shot up by 2208%. In fact that was only last November, and their romance culminated with a fairy tale wedding at Westminster Abbey on May 19th.
Metro UK asked if the ceremony’s live coverage had an effect on Pornhub’s traffic and searches. Our statisticians soon discovered that as the ceremony began, worldwide traffic plummeted by a massive 10%, lead by a 21% drop in the United Kingdom and 6% in the United States.