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Fraud Mitigation a Top Priority

Fraud Mitigation a Top Priority
I’ve always had a holistic approach to our business. We all exist in a complicated business ecosystem with a lot of interdependencies that are not always readily apparent. Internet payment service providers (IPSP) are a critical part in the online high-risk adult industry ecosystem, linking ba... More »

WIA Profile: Nicole Adams

WIA Profile: Nicole Adams
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Nicole Adams, EroAdvertising’s sales man... More »

Q&A With Sliquid/Mad Toto's Dean Elliott

Q&A With Sliquid/Mad Toto's Dean Elliott
When Dean Elliott founded Sliquid in 2004, he had a long list of mainstream accomplishments. The Dallas resident, now 51, helped coordinate well-known reality television shows such as “Joe Millionaire,” “The Bachelor” and “Temptation Island,” and he worked in the ... More »

Q&A With Porndoe's Yannick Ferreri

Q&A With Porndoe's Yannick Ferreri
Meet Yannick Ferreri, who’s in charge of business development for the PornDoe properties. Launched early in 2015, the PornDoe and PornDoe Premium tube sites offer a different business model than traditional tube site entities that rely on user-generated uploads — the sites are dependant... More »

DDF Network: Europe’s Gold Standard for Glamour, Fantasy Erotica

DDF Network: Europe’s Gold Standard for Glamour, Fantasy Erotica
The online adult entertainment industry has changed considerably since the DDF Network was launched back in the 1990s. Internet connection speeds have soared, smartphones are ubiquitous, social media are used extensively, and live cam sites have become increasingly popular. But if any words capture... More »

Q&A: Sportsheets Founder Tom Stewart Discusses Evolution of BDSM

Q&A: Sportsheets Founder Tom Stewart Discusses Evolution of BDSM
Tom Stewart, founder and CEO of Sportsheets International, a manufacturer of sex products, got into the pleasure products market more than 20 years ago with the invention of the original “Sportsheet.” After being inspired by a David Letterman episode that involved a Velcro suit, Stewart ... More »

WIA Profile: Ryann Brooks

WIA Profile: Ryann Brooks
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. More than two years ago, Ryann Brooks accepted... More »

Another Attempt to Blame Pornography

Another Attempt to Blame Pornography
And round and round the censorship wheel goes. Utah state Sen. Todd Weiler is just the latest to try and shape the marketplace of ideas to his own superstitious views of morality. Weiler proposed S.C.R. 9, seeking to have pornography declared a public health hazard. The resolution is hilariou... More »

Will Adobe Animate CC Catch On in a Big Way?

Will Adobe Animate CC Catch On in a Big Way?
Anyone who knows me can tell you I’m not one for flashy things. I do appreciate them, however, and was reminded of my affinity for flashy things as I made small talk with Alec Helmy in the valet line after the XBIZ Awards show and admired the nice cars. One pulled up and I thought, “Hm... More »

Changes in Social Media and What You Need to Know

Changes in Social Media and What You Need to Know
February was a big month for updates on social networks. Twitter updated their algorithm and is talking about expanding to 10,000 characters. Twitter added gif search. Facebook added “reactions” to their like function. Part of what keeps social media interesting is that it is always chan... More »

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