If you've ever wondered what your favorite porn star does in her spare time, glance at her Twitter feed, and you might find that her life is surprisingly normal.
Twitter.com/AsaAkira/media Porn stars like Asa Akira Tweet photos like these to their thousands of Twitter followers
Yet showing off that normal life is likely a key to her overall career strategy. More and more, porn stars are taking to social media to craft a personal brand that proves they've got more on the brain than just sex, a tactic that might even help them cross over into the mainstream.
A new crop of young porn stars aren't just freeze-frames on your video screens any more -- they're animated Gifs on your Tumblr feed, alarmingly witty humorists on Twitter and ferocious bloggers who are just as willing to show you the pizza they ate for dinner as they are to show you their naked booty. These are porn stars who you're more likely to find parading around Comic-Con, speaking on panel discussions at universities and DJing at nightclubs than signing autographs at a porn convention, although they've been known to do that, too.
Taking into account their influence on platforms like Twitter and Tumblr, their willingness to interact on forums like Reddit, the scope of their projects outside of porn and, of course, their overall popularity as performers, we've ranked the 10 most innovative porn stars who could very well be the next Sasha Grey.More »