Pokemon Go is now more popular than porn on the Internet

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It’s undeniable Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm, and it’s expected to become increasingly popular as Niantic continues to add new features to the game. But one thing we didn’t think the mobile game would be more popular than pornography.

Yes - the Internet is no longer for porn as it turns out Pokemon Go is more popular than pornography, that is according to Google Trends. Video game industry analyst ZhugeEX made the discovery over the weekend as he researched the Google Trends for both Pokemon Go and “porn” for the past seven days. We were able to replicate his findings, which is way more apparent in the past few days that it was this weekend:

While the popularity of Pokemon Go caught the games industry completely off guard, there’s no way we could have predicted the game could have become more popular than pornography on the Internet. We wonder how long this trend will continue going as we can't imagine the game being more popular than pornography for too long.

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