South Africans Spend More Time Watching Porn Than They Do on Instagram

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This surprising African Country Spends More Time Watching Porn Than They Do on Instagram

According to data scraped from Alexa, South Africans spend more time watching porn than they do on instagram.

In 2017, South Africa was ranked the biggest consumer of online porn in Africa, and now from all indications, it seems like they are still going to retain the title this year.

According to Alexa, Pornhub (most popular porn site in South Africa) is the 23rd most visited site in South Africa, while instagram, which can be said to be the second most popular social networking site in the world with over 800 million active users, was placed 32nd on the list of most visited sites in South Africa.

What this means is that South Africans spend more time streaming and downloading porn online than they do liking and watching short videos on Mark Zuckerberg’s Instagram.

Porn Consumption in South Africa

In 2017 South Africa was named the biggest consumer of online porn in Africa, the country was among the top 20 countries that watch the most pornography in the world, according to adult site Pornhub’s insights.

The porn video-sharing website said South Africa was among the top 20 countries that account for 80 percent of the site’s daily traffic.

South Africans, ranked 19th on the list by number of visitors per country, and were found to spend an average of 11 minutes, 2 seconds on the website — and most were doing so from a smartphone.

This was 29 seconds longer than U.S. (and a full three-and-a-third minutes longer than Russians), but SA finished second to the long-winded Phillippines, whose average was 13 minutes, 28 seconds per visit, and the record for the year.

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According to the 2017 report, Kim Kardashian claimed the top spot as the most searched-for name on the site from South Africa, while “black South African” tops the list of the country’s most popular search terms.




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Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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