Private Browsers Prefer Lunchtime
A histogram showing private browsing use times in Firefox.
According to Mozilla, most people engage the private browsing function of Firefox during lunch, when they get home from school or work, and late at night. Additionally, the company found that most users only stay in private browsing for ten minutes, on average.
Mozilla collected this data automatically from users who specifically opted into monitoring with their browser. And although the company could see that the user turned on private browsing mode, they did not record what sites the users visited.
Data about when people use the mode, during their lunch break, after work and after dinner, and late at night, correlates with the prime times for personal internet use in general. So it would seem that most people do not use "porn mode" to peruse non-work related material during work hours .
The average use time of 10 minutes is a bit surprising, but I guess not everyone is blessed with as much stamina as some of us.
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