Yahoo Finance reports:
OnlyFans’ upcoming ban on sexually explicit material appears to be over before it even began. The company said it had “suspended” its planned October 1st change after having “secured assurances” needed to support its existing creator base.
The exact situation isn’t clear (we’ve asked for comment), but it appears adults-only content is safe for now. A more detailed communique will reach producers soon.
The statement suggests OnlyFans has triumphed at least momentarily in its fight against big banks. These institutions have historically balked at tech companies that court sexually explicit content, pushing sites like Patreon to drop sex workers if they wanted to maintain their financing.
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OnlyFans reversed its decision to ban explicit content days after the move sparked backlash from creators who were beginning to leave the platform. https://t.co/83HsQyziZk
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Thank you to everyone for making your voices heard.
We have secured assurances necessary to support our diverse creator community and have suspended the planned October 1 policy change.
OnlyFans stands for inclusion and we will continue to provide a home for all creators.
— OnlyFans (@OnlyFans) August 25, 2021