Tumblr

Memes

You Can Radially Blur Any Image and It'll Be Funny

You can radially blur any image and it'll be funny.
Peter Slattery
3.4.19
Tumblr

Archivists Say Tumblr IP Banned Them For Trying to Preserve Adult Content

Following a ban on adult content, archivists raced to save Tumblr's NSFW communities—but some say the platform tried to stop them.
Samantha Cole
12.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Want to Fuck the Grinch

The next hot millennial trend is, apparently, wanting to perform anilingus on the furry green man-beast who stole Christmas.
Beckett Mufson
12.17.18
NSFW

Data Hoarders Are Plotting an Archive of Tumblr Porn

It’s not the first time Reddit’s data hoarding community has saved content that is about to be purged from the internet, but this archive carries some risk.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.6.18
Tumblr

A Quarter of Tumblr's Users Are There to Consume Porn, Data Scientists Estimate

In cracking down on porn, Tumblr is harming a group of porn consumers that is largely made up of young women.
Matthew Gault
12.5.18
tech

How to Move Your NSFW Content Off Tumblr

How to export, move, or otherwise relocate all your sexy content from Tumblr.
Samantha Cole
12.5.18
Censorship

Tumblr’s Algorithm Thinks Vomiting Unicorns, Raw Chicken, and Boot Cleaners Are Porn

Users have been sharing their innocuous posts that have been deemed #TooSexyForTumblr.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.4.18
Culture

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
12.4.18
Culture

Tumblr's 'Adult Content' Ban Is Already Spawning Memes

Tumblr users are fighting the forthcoming explicit content policies in the most Tumblr way possible.
Nicole Clark
12.3.18
Motherboard

Apple Sucked Tumblr Into Its Walled Garden, Where Sex Is Bad

Tumblr announced Monday that it will ban adult content after December 17.
Jason Koebler
Samantha Cole
12.3.18
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
6.20.18
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
6.20.18
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