American rapper Cardi B opened an account last year, as did ex-Disney muse Bella Thorne who, according to the platform, was able to raise a million dollars in 24 hours by posting a captivating photo of her. . In Quebec, the popular influencer Lysandre Nadeau claimed to have pocketed more than a hundred thousand dollars in her first month on OF by posting suggestive photos.
As with the live video platform Twitch, or the crowdfunding site Patreon, MYM, ManyVids, creators are paid directly by customers for their content. Users pay a monthly subscription price given by the creator for access to exclusive photos and videos, and OnlyFans takes a portion of the amount.
Unlike other social networks which increasingly censor adult content, nudity is permitted on OnlyFans. There are makeup tutorials and bodybuilding videos, but erotic or pornographic content, particularly numerous, has become its trademark.