Thursday, February 25, 2021

Pornhub Adds XRP, Dogecoin (DOGE), Binance Coin (BNB), USDC, To Its Payment Options

The popular adult entertainment platform, Pornhub, has reportedly added four new digital currencies to its payment options.

Based on a close check on 20th December 2021, it was learned that Ripple’s digital token XRP, Binance Coin (BNB), USD Coin (USDC), and Dogecoin (DOGE) have been added to users’ payment options.

Read Also: PayPal Decides Not To Support XRP. Here Is Why

120 Million Users Opened To New Payment Options

The latest development implies that the platform’s over 120 million daily visitors can now pay for premium subscriptions in the four newly added cryptocurrencies.

The new additions will be joining a number of cryptocurrencies already in use on the platform, including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Litecoin (LTC), Monero (XMR), Nem, Tether (USDT), Tron (TRX), Verge (XVG), Waves, and ZCash (ZEC). The total number of digital currencies supported by Pornhub is currently sixteen.

Pornhub Adds XRP, Dogecoin (DOGE), Binance Coin (BNB), USDC, To Its Payment Options

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However, as these new cryptocurrencies were added to the payment options, it’s observed that Pornhub has removed support of privacy-oriented coin Dash and PumaPay token, which were supported as of mid-December. This indicates that the changes have been effected since December without prior notice. Before the latest additions, the number of Pornhub supported coins was fourteen.

Pornhub Only Supports Cryptocurrencies for Some Selected Countries

It’s worthy of note that Pornhub only supports cryptocurrency payment options for some countries such as United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), and Singapore. While the platform supports bank wires for some EU nations such as Germany.

The adult entertainment platform does not support credit card payments anymore following a ban from Visa and Mastercard about a month ago.

Read Also: Ripple Is Planning To Massively Expand XRP Remittance Platform in 2021

The two payment giants ended their relationship with Pornhub following accusations that the platform showed child abuse and rape videos. The allegations stemmed from an investigation by an opinion columnist of the New York Times. However, Pornhub has denied the allegations.

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Solomon Odunayo
Solomon has a growing passion for writing, this propelled him to keenly work on Eagles News Media for about two years before delving into the cryptocurrency and Blockchain industry he finds more interesting. He worked as a crypto Journalist and Editor at NewsLogical before joining Herald Sheets, owing to the priceless experience he has accumulated since he became a contributor in the crypto community.

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