An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and videographers who tell brand stories through Fast Company's distinctive lens. Leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways. New workplaces, new food sources, new medicine--even an entirely new economic system. Even if the glitches are eventually remedied through an appeals process , lots of content currently on the service like porn will not pass the new restrictions. As the deadline looms, here are some tools, companies, volunteer projects, and individuals offering lifeboats. As a first step, blog owners should make a backup before December Tumblr says that users will still be able to do this afterwards, but given the buggy-ness in the AI system, and the scale of the take-down project, why risk a technical glitch that may wipe out content? This will download a zip archive of folders and files containing posts, media, and messages.
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On December 17, Tumblr banned adult content on their platform. The move was rumored to be a knee-jerk response to Apple removing Tumblr from its App Store over failing to adequately filter out child pornography. While that is certainly an understandable and valid reason for removing the app, instead of improving their filtering system, Tumblr decided to ban all adult content altogether. In doing so, they destroyed a massive social media community and outlet where people, especially underrepresented communities, could freely express their sexuality.
An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and videographers who tell brand stories through Fast Company's distinctive lens. Leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways. New workplaces, new food sources, new medicine--even an entirely new economic system. And on December 17, the ban took full effect, with any flagged posts being hidden, and a special effort placed on finding new infringing content as it went up. Yet, nearly two months after the ban went into effect, Tumblr is still flooded with NSFW content—from female nipples to male and female genitalia to every conceivable sex act. Since announcing the NSFW ban, Tumblr and its parent company Verizon have faced harsh criticism for the performance of its image recognition algorithms.
Skip navigation! Story from Porn For Women. After Tumblr announced that starting on December 17, it'll ban porn and adult content from its blogs, many scrambled to find suitable alternatives. The ban — made in response to child pornography being found on the site — will cover photos, GIFs, and videos that show real human genitals, "female-presenting" nipples, or sex acts written erotica will still be permitted.