OnlyFans reverses its plans to ban sexually explicit content
“We have secured assurances necessary to support our diverse creator community and have suspended the planned October 1 policy change,” the company has announced.
August 26, 2021
OnlyFans to ban explicit content as it seeks new investment
The company is taking a big (and risky) new step in strategy by banning "any content containing sexually-explicit conduct" from its service.
August 20, 2021
OnlyFans launches OFTV app with content that’s safe for work
The app is pitched as a way to "enjoy videos from your favourite OF creators from the convenience of your mobile device".
August 17, 2021
Covid-19 pandemic helped OnlyFans sales grow by 615%
Fenix International is the parent company of crowdfunding platform OnlyFans, which has been trying to expand beyond its core community of adult entertainment professionals to musicians, influencers and other creators. Fenix...
May 25, 2021
OnlyFans made £281m of revenues in its last financial year
Crowdfunding firm OnlyFans is filing its latest financial results today, but the Financial Times got an early look at them – a mark of the company’s growing clout in the UK. According to the FT, OnlyFans’...
April 26, 2021
Artist Bhad Bhabie made $1m-plus from OnlyFans in six hours
Rapper Bhad Bhabie is the latest artist experimenting with fan-funding platform OnlyFans, and she's making good money already. She joined the platform last week, and posted a screenshot on her Instagram showing her takings...
April 6, 2021
OnlyFans launches creative fund with £20k grants for musicians
We first wrote about OnlyFans in August 2020, when Cardi B launched a $4.99-a-month subscription on the crowdfunding site previously better known for being used by adult entertainment stars. In December, the company said...
March 17, 2021
OnlyFans says it is paying more than $200m a month to creators
In August, Cardi B became the most prominent musician yet to launch a subscription on membership community OnlyFans, which had previously been known mostly for its use stars of the adult entertainment world. Cardi B charged...
December 7, 2020
Sandbox Issue 261: The return of the fanclub? Crowdfunding in 2020
Lead: Crowdfunding in 2020 – Crowdfunding is not a new idea – but following the nosedive of recorded music sales in the early noughts, crowdfunding became a tantalising concept: fanbases could be leveraged into...
September 30, 2020
Bella Thorne OnlyFans controversy points to future funding model
Maybe you’ve noticed the niche social-media pile-on that followed ex-Disney actress Bella Thorne joining “premium” social media platform OnlyFans – a sort of paywalled, no-holds-barred Instagram, which can be...
September 3, 2020
Cardi B launches a $4.99-a-month subscription… on OnlyFans
It's rare that we have to unblock a website from our broadband's content filters in order to write a news story, but that's the case this morning. Cardi B has launched a new subscription for her fans, on the website OnlyFans – which...
August 13, 2020