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Infographic: How Porn Drove Innovation In Tech?

Posted In Infographics - By Techtiplib on Monday, February 16th, 2015 With No Comments »

The advances in technology over the last 25 years have been amazing. It has completely transformed the way we live our lives. One of the key factors to influence this innovation in tech is the demand for pornography and erotica.

As far back as the early days of cable television, the demand for pornography has resulted in an increased demand for such services. Even today, the development of 3G and faster broadband continues to be driven by the demand for pornography. Is this really surprising when over 20% of searches on Google are for pornography? Amazingly, In 1999, we spent more on pornography than we did on books or flights when using the internet. This drove the development of safe online payment systems like PayPal.

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This info-graphic from A Touch of Class Companions describes the impact the pornography industry has had on the development of so many innovative products that we use and take for granted every day.

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