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The UX of Porn Tube Sites Are Designed for the Ultimate Money Shot

How porn sites pioneered ecommerce platforms and got their hands all over our hard data

A painting of the home page of the fictional porn site “LoobToob” + its various top videos.
Illustrations: Lina Ehrentraut

By Madeleine Morley

This article is excerpted from the fifth issue of Eye on Design magazine. Pick up a copy of Eye on Design’s “Distraction” issue for a deeper dive into how the

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