Did OnlyFans underestimate American’s appetite for porn? Or, are they what I think they are; brilliant marketers, who found a way to stay in the news cycle for the better part of a full week. 

Here’s part of the statement they released Wednesday. 

“Thank you to everyone for making your voices heard. We have secured assurances necessary to support our diverse creator community and have suspended the planned October 1 policy change. OnlyFans stands for inclusion and we will continue to provide a home for all creators.”

So there you go.  Just last week the subscription-based content creator platform made headlines when they announced they were banning sexually explicit conduct. 

That decision did not sit well with many/most of their customers, so they did a 180. 

Sex workers were upset, since they were making good money in some cases on the platform. 

Fans of porn were upset, because they enjoy watching it. 

The decision for the ban was so out of left field there had to be more to it many people thought. 

Here’s the most popular working theory.  OnlyFans was in the process of looking for investors, and the fact they had porn on their sight was scaring a lot of people with big checkbooks. 

The company denied that was the reason CEO Tim Stokely told the Financial Times. 

“This decision was made to safeguard their funds and subscriptions from increasingly unfair actions by banks and media companies. We obviously do not want to lose our most loyal creators.”

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