Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Pornography Online

  • Blaise Cronin
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_87




Features and functionality of a technology that invite or enable use

Deep web

World Wide Web content that is not indexable by common search engines

Indie porn

Independently produced pornography

Media substitution

Displacement of an existing technology by a newer, superior one

Peer-to-peer networks

Networks of computers connected to the Internet that allow users to share files


Representations of sexual behavior designed to excite


Neologism that suggests a world replete with pornographic goods and services

Porn tubes

YouTube-like websites that allow individuals and commercial entities to upload pornographic content


Neologism that suggests the fusion of producer and consumer


An analytic perspective that focuses on interactions between people and technologies


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Informatics and ComputingIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Talel Abdessalem
    • 1
  • Rokia Missaoui
    • 2
  1. 1.telecom-paristechParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversité du Québec en Outaouais (UQO)GatineauCanada