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Men Trade Online Porn For Sexy Facebook Photos

Do You Fantasize About People You Know?

Here's a creepy thought: guys have discovered Facebook as a renewable resource of photos for their viewing pleasure. According to one reporter's casual research, some men have ditched online porn, instead choosing to check out Facebook pictures of ordinary women that they're often attracted to in real life.

You can go update your privacy settings now. I'll wait. . . . While the idea of men ogling at our photos might freak us out, are we really surprised? Facebook is made up of exhibitionists who upload their photos for others to see, and the voyeurs who give them the silent attention they apparently crave. The spying doesn't have to be sexual, but when we do happen to have a crush on the picture poster, sometimes we can't help but stare.

If online porn lets men, and women, escape into an implausible and impersonal sexual fantasy, sexy online photos of people you know can prompt a fantasy that seems even the tiniest bit more realistic. And while some of us might love drooling over the latest photo of Robert Pattinson, others might prefer daydreaming about ripping the clothes off that cute guy we met at a party.

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Venus1 Venus1 5 years
100% with Girl Jen!
Venus1 Venus1 5 years
100% with Girl Jen!
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 5 years
Fantasizing about a real guy helps me figure out if I really want to sleep with him or not. I'll think of him while I take care of myself, and then assess how weird I feel afterward. But I certainly don't look at his FB picture while I do it!I voted YES, but I think I fantasize about acquaintances and strangers/celebrities equally.
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 5 years
Fantasizing about a real guy helps me figure out if I really want to sleep with him or not. I'll think of him while I take care of myself, and then assess how weird I feel afterward. But I certainly don't look at his FB picture while I do it! I voted YES, but I think I fantasize about acquaintances and strangers/celebrities equally.
karlotta karlotta 5 years
I'm really boring. I fantasize on my boyfriend!
chillchic chillchic 5 years
I don't really fantasize sexually. Even when I didn't have a boyfriend. I would think about a mystery guy he usually didn't have a face) who owuld take me on dates, and tell me how amazing I was and write me love poems and stuff. But that's as far as it went. Yeah, I know. Pretty boring.
chillchic chillchic 5 years
I don't really fantasize sexually. Even when I didn't have a boyfriend. I would think about a mystery guy he usually didn't have a face) who owuld take me on dates, and tell me how amazing I was and write me love poems and stuff. But that's as far as it went.Yeah, I know. Pretty boring.
xgreenfairyx xgreenfairyx 5 years
I don't whore to Facebook because of things like this (NSFW): http://www.limmy.com/biggestfan/
xgreenfairyx xgreenfairyx 5 years
I don't whore to Facebook because of things like this (NSFW): http://www.limmy.com/biggestfan/
tlsgirl tlsgirl 5 years
Ditto Girl Jen.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 5 years
Ditto Girl Jen.
Girl-Jen Girl-Jen 5 years
I fantasize about people I know in real life. Fortunately, I don't need visual stimuli...because using facebook to get off would be a little creepy.
dexaholic dexaholic 5 years
I fantasize about my crushes all the time.
weffie weffie 5 years
I picked the first answer but that certainly doesn't rule out the options in the second one haha... But like you've all said, I don't use Facebook pictures!! That seems really yucky for some reason, like peeping in someone's windows... Even if they undress with the curtains open, you don't really belong in their tree! Usually I just use my imagination (as in, no visuals) but if I do look at anyone I know it's because they've sent pics to my phone for that purpose so I don't think they'd be creeped out to learn that I enjoyed them :)
weffie weffie 5 years
I picked the first answer but that certainly doesn't rule out the options in the second one haha... But like you've all said, I don't use Facebook pictures!! That seems really yucky for some reason, like peeping in someone's windows... Even if they undress with the curtains open, you don't really belong in their tree!Usually I just use my imagination (as in, no visuals) but if I do look at anyone I know it's because they've sent pics to my phone for that purpose so I don't think they'd be creeped out to learn that I enjoyed them :)
genesisrocks genesisrocks 5 years
Sure, but the picture thing is kinda creepy.
KadBunny KadBunny 5 years
Creeeepy. I mean ok, everyone's had their fair share of crushes but I don't think I've crushed on someone so hard that I actually fantasized about them.. though even if I did there'd be no shame in that. But to go out of your way to look them up for pictures and viewing pleasure is something else entirely.
Lyv Lyv 5 years
Course I do, everyone does, but when you actually do stuff to yourself looking at photos of people you know... ugh. Creepy much? This is why I keep a seriously minimal, modest, friends-only FB album.
Miss-Infamous Miss-Infamous 5 years
Yes I do sometimes! www.theinfamouslife.com
skigurl skigurl 5 years
i used to when i was single! (sometimes not always) and it's not like i'd use facebook pictures or anything!
lilegwene lilegwene 5 years
I chose the first answer.. "fantasize about real-life crushes" because the only person I fantasize about is my husband when he's not around to fulfill my fantasy! :) I won't change my settings because I don't think it would apply to me. I don't have any risque (or even swimsuit) pictures on my facebook, and unless you're my friend you can't see me. I will, however, send this article on to a few of my friends!
lilegwene lilegwene 5 years
I chose the first answer.. "fantasize about real-life crushes" because the only person I fantasize about is my husband when he's not around to fulfill my fantasy! :)I won't change my settings because I don't think it would apply to me. I don't have any risque (or even swimsuit) pictures on my facebook, and unless you're my friend you can't see me. I will, however, send this article on to a few of my friends!
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