Ryan explores how male sex workers use netporn to convert their social media profiles into economic capital. There is a focus on the use of Amazon’s gift registry site, Wish List and how it has enabled sex workers to receive gifts for online content on Instagram. Ryan explores how OnlyFans, a subscription based digital platform allows followers to view uploaded content from broadcasters. This has streamlined the manner in which sex workers communicate with their followers, allowing access to further monetised content that promises greater levels of intimacy. Ryan concludes by discussing how this site, which currently benefits those with large social media profiles, affects their relationships with face-to-face clients.
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Ryan, P. (2019). Netporn and the Amateur Turn on OnlyFans. In: Male Sex Work in the Digital Age . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11797-9_5
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