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Sex Bloggers Say Tumblr Is 'as Good as Gone' After Porn Ban

"That's what tech does. It harnesses people for profitability, and then it destroys their worlds when capitalism decides we're not useful enough anymore.”
Beckett Mufson
12.5.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Online, I'm the Picture of Health. Offline, I Have a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19 – but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.
Ione Gamble
7.12.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

The Subversive Sexual Power Found in Erotic Fandom Forums

For young women on fandom forums, the freedom to profess subversive attractions online means becoming agents of their own sexual journeys.
Rebecca Liu
7.12.18
Internet

The Short History of Long Furby

This cursed-looking creature is beloved in a small corner of the internet.
Beckett Mufson
5.30.18
Objectively Correct Lists

A Few Key Things Elton John Should Be Aware of Now That He's Joined Tumblr

Sir Elton, let me tell you about 'Homestuck.' And 'Steven Universe.' And SuperWhoLock.
Phil Witmer
4.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Internet Can't Figure Out if This Shoe Is Pink and White or Gray and Teal

It's the dress all over again.
Beckett Mufson
10.15.17
Art

Instagram's Favourite Artist Made Me Cry

A generation bombarded with words have kept the text-based work of cult artist Jenny Holzer alive from behind their screens.
Hannah Ewens
10.9.17
Fandom Week

When Hardcore Pop Fans Turn Their Back on the Fandom Forever

Jealousy, disillusionment and anxiety can cause even the most dedicated fans to reevaluate how they spend their time, and who they spend it with.
Daisy Jones
Alexandra Pollard
9.27.17
Noisey News

Thankfully We Now Have Sufjan Stevens' Take On the New Katy Perry Album

"LORD JESUS HAVE MERCY" is the gist of it.
Lauren O'Neill
6.14.17
Noisey News

Frank Ocean Is Being Sued By His Father for Defamation

Calvin Cooksey is seeking $14.5m in response to a Tumblr post that Ocean published last year.
Alex Robert Ross
2.6.17
Noisey News

Frank Ocean Responds to Trump Inauguration: "The Majority Sees Donald for Who He Is"

In a Tumblr post last night, he also said goodbye to the Obamas and lamented that the “majority doesn’t count.”
Alex Robert Ross
1.23.17
Art

It's Time to Relax With These Soothing Geometric GIFs

These minimalist designs will have you captivated.
Kevin Holmes
12.24.16
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