Late last year, Playboy announced that it was going forward without its famous nude images and now it has officially unveiled its first iteration of this new direction. The Playboy Non-Nude issue is meant to appeal to younger generations and what better way to appeal to such a generation than through social media -- specifically Snapchat.
The cover of the Playboy Non-Nude issue stars Sarah McDaniel, who rose to fame in October last year after her Instagram snaps were picked up by websites like The Chive and BroBible. Absolutely gorgeous with her dual-colored eyes, it's no wonder she shot up.
As for this change, The Verge writes, "This influence of selfies seems designed to make readers feel as if the images are meant for them — as Playboy's chief content officer Cory Jones pointed out last year, although internet pornography has made nudity 'passé,' there's still an audience for more "intimate" snaps."
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