The rise of pornography websites offering photos, video clips and streaming media including live webcam access allowed greater access to pornography.
On the Web, there are both commercial and free pornography sites.
The availability of widespread public access to the World Wide Web in 1991 led to the growth of Internet pornography.
A 2015 study finds "a big jump" in pornography viewing over the past few decades, with the largest increase occurring between people born in the 1970s and those born in the 1980s.
These are free websites that post links to commercial sites, providing a sampling of the commercial site in the form of thumbnail images, or in the form of Free Hosted Galleries—samplings of full-sized content provided and hosted by the commercial sites to promote their site.