Recently, Facebook and Instagram went through the biggest service outage ever. Messenger also was down too all together. On March 13th these three services were down for around 10 hours affecting users globally. The Social Network users rushed to Twitter to find out the issue but, slowly shifted to Pornhub as the alternative.

During the outage, Pornhub received lots of traffic as the social network went down. Porn Hub reported as soon the outage started it saw an 11% hike on the traffic which went on to increase an 19% already one of Pornhub highest viewing periods.

Pornhub traffic during Fb and Insta outage
According to Easter Time (source)

Not only this, porn site reports that there was a drastic change in search terms. Instagram search surged to 321% whereas Facebook search tends to increase 221%. Looks like Social Media addiction is real.

Another increase in search term was tentacle porn by 308%, WWE by 274% and game by 236%. Other game related searches included a 97% increase for Fortnite and 133% for Overwatch.

Pornhub traffic during Fb and Insta outage
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These data suggest that the users are just looking to kill there time till the real stuff gets back on track.