The platform will from now on enforce as Tumblr released its new guidelines, Arthur Deweer (24) shares his thoughts and feelings about the extreme censorship. To Arthur and lots of other people, Tumblr ended up being a location of (intimate) freedom, and these rules that are new just like a slap into the face. And never when you look at the way you may like.
One step backwards
Arthur: we woke up tonight at 3am after a dream that is bad. Restless, we exposed Tumblr back at my phone to own a wank and set my brain at simplicity, as you does.
As opposed to the usual endless blast of images of dirty sneakers and cumdump parties, i discovered my fetish community in a madness as a result of a statement Tumblr had simply made. As from 17, Tumblr will change its content guidelines, basically banning all adult content december. More correctly; “photos, videos, or GIFs that show real-life genitals that are human female-presenting nipples, and any content—including pictures, videos, GIFs and illustrations—that illustrates sex acts. ”
This comes simply a couple of weeks following the Tumblr software had been made unavailable in iOS’s App Store because youngster pornography had been entirely on some Tumblr blog sites.
Based on them they made this choice because;
“We’ve knew that to be able to continue steadily to satisfy our vow and put in tradition, particularly we must change as it evolves. A few of that modification started with fostering more constructive dialogue among our community people. Today, we’re using another action by not any longer allowing adult content, including explicit sexual content and nudity (with a few exceptions). ”
“without the information we’ve the possibility to produce a location where more and more people feel safe expressing on their own. “
Now, we won’t get into why the reasons Tumblr gives are complete bullshit, or why these are generally bowing down seriously to a lot of money personified by Verizon aka Yahoo, and Apple. Continue reading IT’S A LOT MORE THAN PORN: HOW TUMBLR HELPED ME DISCOVER the SEXUAL IDENTITY