Despite censorship controversy, Tumblr creators remain loyal to their favorite hellsite

Published Feb 15 2022 at 5:09 PM GMT
  • Tumblr users have always affectionately called the blogging platform their "favorite hellsite.
  • Home to broken search features and stringent content bans, the latest of which features a whole new slate of prohibited tags, Tumblr is far from perfect.
  • So what’s keeping creators from deleting their accounts"In late December 2021, Forbes reported that Tumblr had banned a large list of words, like "girl" and "sad," from being used as tags on its iOS app due to Apple's App Store restrictions for sensitive content.
  • Around that time, the blogging site exploded with posts from its creators decrying the change.
  • Credit: Screenshot: Tumblr Credit: Screenshot: Tumblr But a few weeks removed from the announcement, the dust has settled into a much quieter scene.



  • Published Feb 15, 2022 5:09 PM GMT