By Sam Mcevoy For Mailonline. Thousands of British teenagers are selling their own naked pictures and videos online — making ridiculous sums of money each month in the process, an investigation has found. The use of social media websites like Twitter and Girls selling nudes are also being used to help boost and promote profiles in a bid girls selling nudes earn more cash while making the most successful on the site millionaires in no time. One user named Lauren, from Northamptonshire, spoke to the BBC to reveal how she went on to become one of the British-based website's top earners in the world in a short period of time. British girls are making thousands of pounds selling explicit photos of themselves online, using social media websites like Twitter and Snapchat to boost their earnings. Lauren said: 'You have to be smart — I'm aware this doesn't have longevity.
For six months, I immersed myself in the world of selling nudes for a new BBC3 documentary and met some of the women earning a living from sites like OnlyFans.
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