Tumblr choosing to enact its NSFW purge on this specific day may be a coincidence, but it sure as shit feels like a purposeful choice in the end.
@Stephen_Stone (caption: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers)
@lightdark Whoops, forgot the caption/alt-text. Thank you for that!
To me, Tumblr banning sexual content is like the guy cutting a tree branch to get rid of a pest, but he's on the wrong side of the branch.
Social media monopolies are oblivious to the fact that they're not monopolies anymore, and that there is a grassroot alternative already.
Even worse: they still think of ads as a sustainable business model.
The only way they can triumph is if they legislate us out of existence (and we should be wary of that, BTW).
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