Until , when Yahoo still owned Tumblr but was not yet itself owned by Verizon and had not yet merged with AOL, it had an in-house research team tasked with understanding the mechanics and sociology of the various websites it owned. The recap paints Tumblr as a vibrant tangle of memes and mini-communities. Something like Tumblr a year ago seems unlikely to exist again on the internet. Kaitlyn Tiffany is a staff writer at The Atlantic , where she covers technology. When Tumblr first rolled out the ban, the image recognition appeared to snipe basically anything with a human form. To me, the way I use Tumblr is very fandom-oriented, and all of those people are still here, still active, still doing weird things and shipping people. The nascent social platform Pillowfort has been proposed as an alternative to Tumblr, but users are still required to label NSFW content.
Alexis. Age: 32.
They did not originate there.
Chelsea. Age: 26.
Tumblr’s First Year Without Porn
Instagram is notoriously strict about nudity. Facebook requires real names. Twitter can be too combative.