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The sneaky way to find hidden NSFW content on Instagram

It's harder than you'd think—but not impossible.

 

Amrita Khalid

 

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Published May 7, 2016   Updated Jul 23, 2021, 9:44 am CDT

Finding porn on the internet is easy. Finding NSFW Instagram porn, however, takes a bit of work. Straight-up porn on Instagram simply doesn’t exist (that’s what safe porn sites like Pornhub Premium, Bellesa, and Adult Time are for).

But if you’re so inclined, how do you search for Instagram porn that meets your top porn site standards? While there’s plenty of NSFW material lurking on the photo-sharing platform, it’s often under the hashtags of sexually suggestive emoji or cryptic word pairings.

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Instagram’s strict community guidelines on nudity and aggressive band of content moderators mean that most of the really titillating stuff has a relatively short shelf life. The term “Instaporn” now has a double meaning: it’s porn that’s gone in an instant.

Searching for porn on Instagram is a zen practice in impermanence, but it can be hard to find content in-the-moment. Here’s everything you need to know about navigating the social media site’s NSFW content.


How to find porn accounts on Instagram

First of all, it’s important to remember that Instagram regularly bans sexy hashtags once they really begin to take off. Most of the obvious erotic hashtags have been banned from being searchable on the platform. Everyone remembers what happened to the infamous eggplant emoji hashtag and “Eggplant Fridays.”

Despite all these obstacles, the Instaporn community is nothing if not relentless. Every dick pic or nipple shot that is flagged is quickly replaced. Once an X-rated hashtag is banned, one or more substitute hashtags are instantly coined.

Hunting for porn on Instagram, much like posting Instagram porn, then becomes an erotic game of cat and mouse. How long can an NSFW hashtag survive before it falls under the radar of Instagram’s content moderators? What new term, vegetable, or fruit will take its place?

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At the time of this writing, there’s not much to see under #porn, which is a hashtag that isn’t even in use. But it’s a much different story under #pornwatch, #pornös, and #pornporn, all of which are suggested when you search the erotic hashtag. Still, you’re going to have to get pretty creative with hashtags to find Instagram porn worth a like.

When searching #porn, a variety of other options like #pornogirl and #pornwatch will give you the content you are searching for. Also, teaser snippets of actual porn videos still manage to comply with the site’s terms of service.

 2. Try detailed hashtags in different languages

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You can find some of the dirtiest content on Instagram under hashtags in foreign languages. In 2016, over 1 million porn videos were found on Instagram under Arabic hashtags. However, the social media giant caught on and deleted the majority of foreign language NSFW content.

It’s still worth a shot to try out basic hashtags in different languages, but you’ll likely find content using longer, more detailed hashtags. Double-check with Google Translate first.

Once you find a promising photo or video, see if there are hashtags in foreign languages accompanying it. Tap them to see if you’ll be whisked away to some faraway Instaporn paradise.

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3. Autocomplete is your friend

You’re not the only one with your mind in the gutter. Instagram’s autocomplete suggestions for the word “sexy” reveals a whole universe of nsfw Instagram porn hashtags that may tickle your fancy. And you thought you were the only one who had a thing for sexy farmers!

Searching for porn on Instagram may seem like a lot of hard work for little reward. It’s true that even the most hardcore Instagram porn is practically G-rated by today’s Internet standards.

You’ll see a lot of five-second clips of bouncing breasts and butts, and endless droves of mirror selfies of men naked from the waist down, tight shots of cleavage, and twerking videos.

4. Get familiar with the most common NSFW hashtags on Instagram

Fruits & Veggies

Restrict yourself to the obvious sexual fruits and vegetables. It’s no surprise that the peach emoji has emerged as the female equivalent of the eggplant emoji. Ditto on the pairing of cherries emoji.

Eggplants remain your best bet for naked shots of men and other penis-related Instaporn. For whatever reason, the banana emoji just hasn’t caught on. We’re not totally sure, but there might be something to be said for the strawberry. 

The Angel & the Devil

Whether you like them naughty or nice, this classic duo will yield plenty of NSFW Instagram porn.

The Tongue

The tongue emoji will give viewers a mixture of results, including a few furry animals. However, if you dig around you’ll find Instaporn including, but not limited to, lots of butts.

The Smirk

The smirking emoji is commonly used for flirting and sexting IRL, so it’s no wonder it yields some flirty material on Instagram. If you search with this emoji, you’re sure to find a little skin tease.

Finger Gestures & Sweat

The pointer finger and OK sign transcend all languages and cultural barriers. Like math, it is universally understood. Especially in the search for universal Instagram porn.

Additionally, the sweat emoji may be the hallmark of fitness Instagram, but it’s also used to describe another type of physical exertion.

The over 18 symbol

Of course, the over 18 emoji seems tailor-made for Instagram porn posts.

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It’s unlikely you’ll hit the Instagram porn motherlode by simply searching under one of the more basic hashtags alone. Instagram’s search function will offer up “related” terms. Tapping these related terms will expand your search to uncharted territory. With just a few taps, you can quickly see what other Instaporn emoji hashtags are currently in use.

Similarly, if you tap on the hand symbol for sex, you’ll be led to even more sexy emoji pairings. Plus, you definitely know which hand emoji pairing will lead to the most explicit Instagram porn.

 6. Follow porn stars (and their backup accounts) on Instagram

Porn stars use their Instagram accounts to give a glimpse of their latest videos or to tease in general. Veteran stars like Asa Akira and Christy Mack post near-graphic photos to test the social media app’s boundaries, and up-and-coming stars rely on the social media network to build a following.

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Even if you aren’t searching for Instagram porn at the moment, following some of your favorite performers is a good way to keep up with their upcoming work, appearances, live cam shows, or business ventures.

7. Are there OnlyFans performers on Instagram?

Outside of the world of porn is an entire ecosystem of sexy people making adult content ranging from porn to kinky photos. When asking how to find porn on Instagram, don’t forget OnlyFans. While Instagram’s recent terms of service changes have caused a purge of sex worker accounts, many industrious minded models have gone private. 

If you have a favorite OnlyFans performer, look for their “private account.” Private accounts help protect the models from jerks who patrol Instagram looking for accounts to report. Sometimes the best porn on Instagram is hiding.

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8.  When all else fails, think sex education, erotic art, and PG-13 to find the dirtiest content on Instagram

Why search #bööbss when #lingerie is just sitting there waiting for you? Instagram has cracked down brutally on sexual content, at least when it’s honest about being sexual. There are still thousands of businesses that subtly operate on the platform using lust.

Beyond the aforementioned #lingerie, try things like #vintagepinup, #playboy, #playboymodel, #wetshorts, or #nsfwaesthetics. #athleticmodel turns up tons of results for example. Longing for sexy dudes? Give #menography, #hotworld, #rippedbody, and #gayholiday some browsing time.

Even expanding your horizons beyond specifically pornographic keywords can help. You’ll get more mileage out of #kinkcommunity than #sex. Be creative and think outside the porn box when you’re horny.

There are also lots of sex educators and erotic artists who post content on Instagram. Try hashtags like #sexed, #sexpositive, #sexdownsouth, #sexedu, #sexpositivity, and all of the recommended hashtags that go along with them.  

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Need more help? Here’s how to clear your search history on Instagram and how to tell if someone blocked you on Instagram. You can also disconnect Facebook from Instagram or unblock someone. For more tips, see our ultimate beginner’s guide to Instagram, and 15 simple rules for Instagram flirting.

Editor’s note: This article is regularly updated for relevance. 

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*First Published: May 7, 2016, 10:00 am CDT