Ten Different Types of Adult & Porn Sites You Should Know About

The adult entertainment industry we know today is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise worth well over $100 billion. It is still growing to this day and shows short and long-term promise.

There are different types of porn sites and different types of adult sites on the internet that comprise the diverse and extremely dynamic adult entertainment industry.

Each one of these sites has a special purpose, provides a particular product or service, and has a particular audience in mind.

Adult Site Broker works with several different types of sites, and it would be beneficial for you to understand a little bit more about them.

Adult Content Blogs

Adult content blogs are types of adult sites that communicate news, commentary, and information about industry happenings and when a scene or set of scenes is being released by a studio. Like other business-to-business media outlets, adult content blogs are primarily focused on current events that have an immediate impact or implication for the readers of such content. Several websites out there report and comment on adult industry events in the context of an adult content blog.

AVN

AVN.com is one such example of an adult content blog. AVN, also known as Adult Video News, is a staple in adult entertainment business-to-business media. The New York Times once described AVN being to porn like Billboard is to music, given the outlet’s focus on ranking pornographic films and performers by popularity. AVN also has an industry news wire covering several business topics.

XBIZ

Xbiz.com and its magazines are considered one of the publications of record for adult entertainment industry professionals. Xbiz covers most major segments in the adult industry. These include pleasure products, webcamming platforms, tube sites, lubricants, affiliate programs, and adult dating websites. Xbiz also manages an active private social networking site like LinkedIn available only to professionals in the adult space. 

Porn Sites Directory 

A porn site directory is a type of adult site that crowdsources, shares, links to, and even reviews porn and adult sites of every category and type. There are several dozens of these sites, which also feature blogs, focused on providing information to the more discerning porn consumer. Porn site directories are built around a few primary categories and list their top sites for best tube sites, best cam sites, best premium sites, best clip sites, and many, many more.

The Porn Dude

ThePornDude.com is possibly one of the most popular porn site directories on the internet. The team at The Porn Dude built a brand by aggregating the top adult and porn sites and pairing that practice with an active blog and a prolific adult film brand called Porn Dude Casting. Their casting couch concept has featured top adult talent on their channel.

Porn Tube Sites

Porn tube sites are the most common type of adult sites that come to mind. The chances are that most porn consumers get their content or a portion of it from a tube site. Think YouTube: a platform where others can upload content for other people to share and watch. Many tube sites feature teasers and trailers of longer-form pornos produced by adult studios. It is also the case for many of these sites to host vibrant amateur creator communities.

XVIDEOS

XVIDEOS.com is currently considered the busiest adult tube site on the internet after their competitor Pornhub underwent major security and privacy policy changes in recent years. SimilarWeb.com indicates that XVIDEOS has the tenth most web traffic in the world. According to the tube site, there are over 10.7 million videos uploaded to XVIDEOS, across the various categories, languages, and fetishes.

Pornhub

Pornhub.com is one of the most recognizable adult industry brands in the world. Pornhub removed millions of videos uploaded by unverified users due to privacy and security concerns in recent years. However, the website still retains several million videos of all types from creators and adult studios. Pornhub is also known for its Insights blog and its customer service program.

Membership Porn Sites or Paysites

Membership porn sites, or “premium” sites, are types of porn sites that sell full-length adult movies and sex scenes through a pay-as-you-go model or on a monthly, quarterly, or yearly subscription basis. These sites feature highly produced content from popular performers in the adult entertainment industry. Some studios create scenes that are purely sex-based, while others create feature-length films that have all the hot and steamy sex but feature a storyline and some degree of acting by the performers. Amateur sites are another type of membership site.

Brazzers

Brazzers is one of the most recognizable adult film studios. It is owned by the same company that owns Pornhub and features male and female adult performers as “contract stars.” A contract star refers to a performer who agrees to star in a defined set of scenes for the studio. Many videos are award-winning or nominated and highly produced.

Reality Kings

Reality Kings is an adult film studio that specializes in creating “reality” porn. While not always “reality,” Reality Kings runs a network of sites that cater to fetishes and kinks. Porn performers of all types appear in their scenes, and consumers interested in their content can access it similarly to other membership porn sites, as described already.

Live Cam Sites

Live cam sites are adult websites that feature adult performers who live stream their actions and activities to an audience of followers who pay to see lewd scenes like masturbation or sex. The payments are often made by followers buying a digital currency only usable on the cam site or its affiliated websites and can be exchanged by the models for real money upon cashing out after a period. These are known as tokens, and they help prevent chargebacks.

Chaturbate

Chaturbate.com is an immensely popular adult webcamming site with several thousands of performers streaming content to millions of users every month. Straight, gay, and trans performers are common on Chaturbate, given that the company strives to accept sexual diversity as a positive thing and to provide options for all kinks, fetishes, genders, sexual orientations, and other types of attractions.

Bongacams

Bongacams.com is another popular adult webcamming site providing similar services and options for content like their competitors. Bongacams, like their competitors, allows creators to live stream directly to an audience, enter private sessions for a certain sum of tokens, and provide straight, gay, and trans creators the opportunity to engage with fans through a controlled and monitored setting.

Adult Games Sites

Gaming is huge in the mainstream world. To no surprise, gaming is also huge in the adult entertainment space. Entire companies have grown by releasing entertaining, sexy, and functional video game titles across the various platforms for gaming. Most adult games released are published to Windows or Mac computers or mobile devices that run Android and iOS. It is rare to see adult games on platforms like Xbox and PlayStation. Virtual reality adult gaming is also a growing niche. Like in mainstream, adult games are most popular with younger consumers.

Nutaku

Nutaku.com is a platform that hosts sex and porn games. Many of these games are in the hentai category, with others like tycoon games and shooters. The platform can be accessed by a web browser, with Nutaku providing an app store that can be downloaded to mobile devices to directly download gaming titles. Nutaku publishes games and has millions of users.

Gaming Adult

Gaming Adult is another popular adult gaming studio and affiliate program. They are known for titles like Hentai Heroes and Gay Harem. These games and their catalog of exclusive adult titles are well reviewed and feature 15 million regular users and extremely high payouts for referrals and affiliation. Gaming Adult’s games are available on Nutaku and other adult game stores.

Porn Pictures Sites

Sometimes, nothing is sexier than a hot naked picture. Heralding the days of porn before the internet and the nude spread was king, porn pictures sites are types of porn sites that are dedicated to pics. These types of websites host porn and sex pictures from professional porn stars and amateur content producers, including different types of image media like GIFs, JPEGs, PNGs, and bitmaps. Many of these sites also have social media functions similar to other adult tube sites.

Sex.com

Sex.com is an adult social media network that specializes in images and videos. The website underwent an update not too long ago to look like a mix of TikTok and Instagram. Creators can post GIFs, still images, and short video clips to monetize their content and direct their followers from Sex.com to other outlets. The creator’s payment program is also generous.

PornPics.com

PornPics.com is like the tube site of images. It features all major categories of porn, including fetish and kink content. This site features pictures and GIFs, including entire photo sets promoting full-feature porn films produced by adult film studios and amateur content performers. Users can also subscribe to their favorite porn stars and keep up with the latest sexy pics around.

ImageFap.com

ImageFap.com is considered an “o.g.” in the porn pictures website space. One of the oldest and ongoing picture sites, ImageFap.com allows its users to upload pictures and GIFs, create photo galleries, and engage with one another via the use of social media features including liking content. ImageFap also has discussion forums and blogs to share sexy stories and ideas with others.

Escort Sites

Escort sites or classified sites are platforms for escorts and sex workers to safely advertise their services to interested parties. These types of adult sites help facilitate consensual and legal social interactions between two parties, including services that would entail accompanying someone to a social event or for socializing. Escort sites are important businesses and can do much for formalizing and protecting the privacy of not only clients but the escorting professionals who use escort sites to sell their services.

Bedpage.com

Bedpage tries to sell itself as an alternative to the shutdown of Backpage.com. Bedpage.com is a classifieds-style website, like Craigslist, which allows users to post advertisements for their services and include pictures to sell said services. Locations are sorted by the state or province and are further sorted by category of the services being sold. Bedpage features mainstream listings, including adult listings.

Euro Girls Escort

Euro Girls Escort is a dedicated online escort directory for Europe. This European-focused website hosts legit advertisements for escorting services across the continent, especially in countries where sex work is legal and regulated. It enables you to find the best escorting options in your immediate area and is widely trusted. Euro Girls Escort has positive reviews on most review websites.

Adult Dating and Hookup Sites

Like traditional dating sites, the adult entertainment segment provides opportunities for niche dating and hookups. This includes dating and hookup sites for members of the swinger lifestyle, fetish and kink communities, and more direct sex hookups between men, women, and trans folks. It’s also a great way to sext and connects with other sexually-like-minded people through controlled and monitored settings. Some of these sites were launched right at the dawn of the internet and have been around for decades. 

Adult Friend Finder

Adult Friend Finder is one of the top dating hookup sites ever to exist on the internet. The website was built to enable adult users to find sexy singles quickly and securely. Like most mainstream dating websites, Adult Friend Finder features sex personals and profiles catered to your local area and sexual interests. Adult Friend Finder is a household name.

Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison is an adult dating website marketing toward individuals who want to cheat on their spouse. Ashley Madison won a lot of media attention over the years for the controversial advertising and their focus on cheating and unfaithfulness. It is still one of the most popular adult dating sites on the internet.

Pleasure Products or Sex Toy Stores

Online sex toy shops are popular methods for entrepreneurs to earn passive and active revenue and for consumers to discreetly purchase pleasure products, including sex toys, male and female lingerie, personal lubricants, X-rated DVDs, X-rated Blu-rays, sex dolls, and several other product categories. Many sex shop brands often combine their sales channels, in-person sales at brick-and-mortar stores, and online sales, to capitalize on the ever-growing consumer base that seeks to spice up the sexy time with all sorts of fun.

Adam & Eve

Adam & Eve is one of the largest adult product retailers in the United States. This iconic company went digital during the early internet age and quickly grew its e-commerce segment into a profitable enterprise. Adam & Eve also sells products from top pleasure product manufacturers and owns an in-house adult film studio to sell videos with their online orders.

Lovense

Lovense is a manufacturer and distributor of smart Bluetooth-enabled sex toys for men, women, and unisex. All these sex tech devices products are connected to Lovense smart apps that can be downloaded to most mobile devices, including Android phones and Apple iPhones that run iOS. Lovense devices are also enabled with extremely popular adult camming websites with full functioning features.

Fan and Clip Sites

Fan and clip sites are an ever-growing segment in the adult entertainment industry. With the rise of OnlyFans during the pandemic, these types of porn sites mirror social media functions and include features from most categories of adult websites. Creators can upload videos, pictures, and live stream steamy adult content all in one place. Followers often join these sites for free but need to pay to be able to interact with content creators and enjoy exclusive scenes, clips, and pictures.

OnlyFans

OnlyFans.com became a household name during the pandemic. Millions of people couldn’t interact in person, so the next best thing is to follow and engage with adult content creators and sex workers online. Only Fans has hundreds of thousands of adult and mainstream creators for a unique diversity of content creation and has paid out billions of dollars to creators.

Besides OnlyFans there is a long list of other fan and clip sites including Clips4Sale, ManyVids, Fansly, iFans, LoverFans and LoyalFans. There are literally hundreds more with still more popping up daily it seems.

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