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The best ‘Due to personal reasons’ memes to get you through the day

02.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Everyone needs to take a personal day sometimes.  But we're sure that every HR department in the world is probably sick of the phrase "due to personal reasons" when someone requests the day off. After all, it could mean anything from "my great-a... ...

Before Tumblr switched off access to NSFW blogs, it blocked archivists who were trying to preserve them

When Tumblr announced its plan to purge "female-presenting ******* from its service, the volunteer Archive Team leapt into action, working furiously to preserve years of material before Tumblr tore a huge whole in the internet's historical record.

This week, as parent company Verizon was massively writing down its value, Tumblr went through with its ...

Tumblr’s **** filter blocked Tumblr’s images illustrating what Tumblr’s **** filter won’t block

Yesterday, despite the manifest, glaring problems with its **** filter, Tumblr turned on mandatory ****-blocking for all its users' content, so that anything that its bots identified a pornographic would be invisible.

Tumblr faced a backlash over its announcement that it would ban "adult content," and not just because Tumblr had traditionally nurtured communities ...

As adult content ban arrives, Tumblr clarifies and refines rules

Let’s talk about the grown-up stuff — the adult content that Tumblr says it’s banning starting today. The wording of the company’s initial plans was admittedly confusing, upsetting both artists and *** workers who have begun to rely on the platform as a kind of safe place for self-expression. The site issued a blog post ...

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It’s the end of an era. Earlier this month, Tumblr announced that it would delete all adult content from its platform on December 17. That day, friends, is today. The blogging platform has been furiously flagging posts as explicit since announcing the ban on December 3. Starting today, all of those flagged posts will be ...

Tumblr’s back in the App Store following **** ban announcement

Tumblr is back. Sort of. The social blogging platform reappeared on Apple’s App Store this week, some three weeks after being pulled over child *********** concerns. Ten days ago, the company adopted a scorched earth response to the issue, announcing a blanket ban on adult material as part of a “better, more positive Tumblr.” The ...

Verizon writes down its Yahoo/AOL assets by $4.6 billion

A friend who works in ad-tech tells me that Verizon's datasets from its Yahoo/AOL assets are "the creepiest" in the industry, but even with every ***** trick and every ******, harebrained scheme, the companies formerly known as Oath (because everything Verizon did made their users swear uncontrollably) are basically worthless.

Verizon's $4.6 billion markdown slices ...