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Revenge porn: By the numbers

March 06, 2014|By Rachel Cromidas, @rachelcromidas | RedEye

Revenge porn by the numbers:

30 million – The number of pageviews per month that Hunter Moore claimed his revenge porn website, IsAnyoneUp.com, received at the height of its popularity

3 — The maximum number of years a person could spend in prison for posting revenge porn in Illinois, if proposed revenge-porn measures are made law

4 – The number of states with criminal laws on the books that could be cited to prosecute revenge porn cases

$500,000 — The amount a money a Houston woman settled for last month after accusing an ex-boyfriend of posting private photos of her to the Internet

45 percent — The percentage of Internet users ages 18-29 in serious relationships who say the Internet has had an impact on their relationship, according to a Pew Research Institute study

9 percent — The percentage of adult cellphone owners who say they have sent a sexually explicit photo or video of themselves to someone else, according to Pew

20 percent — The percentage of cellphone owners who say have received a sext of someone else they know on their phone, according to Pew

3 percent — the percentage of cellphone owners who say they have forwarded a sext to someone else, according to Pew

Source: Pew Research

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