Just found out that today Tumblr deleted a many NSFW fan art blogs!!

A bunch of my fave creators have had their whole blog deleted! Along with their art and communities with no warning!!

What the hell is this?!

Just took a scroll through my likes/reblogs and all the porn now links back to deleted accounts!!

Apparently it's because Apple deleted the iOS app because of the porn on Tumblr. Fuck Apple, fuck native apps, fuck Tumblr for deciding an app store was more important than moving to the web platform.

Tumblr should have pulled an FT and took the iOS app down and pushed a Progressive Web App instead.

@ada apparently it's connected to tumblr app getting taken down from iOs store because of porn bots/mature content or sth.

@ada I've read it up on a forum about the commotion...

pretty much Tumblr doing a mass NSFW blogs purging..

@ada Just one example of how people's technological choices (or rather surrendering thereof to #Apple) directly influences which content others have available, what platforms can they use, how they can earn their livelihood etc.

The Tumblr App itself has always been a bit of a shitshow - a webapp would've been a huge improvement.

@kirch I sue the Web App everyday instead of the native app it works really well.

@ada i really wish tumblr was a less sad place these days
but they were sold multiple times, and each time it just got worse 😿

@ada I wish I could reply to everyone, but I didn't see a comment that said the real reason: They're working on getting rid of CP and THAT'S why it was removed from the Play/App Stores, not the pornbots. In the purging, non-CP accounts got caught up in the mix.

@ada I noted on Tumblr, back in September, that many of the Pr0n sites had been eliminated. Didn't note the NSFW art sites specifically at the time, but Tumblr is Yahoo! now so...

Yahoo! has also followed facebook's lead and any links you post are turned into tracking links when you click them.

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