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Tumblr bans porn to clean up the blogging platform

Updated : December 05, 2018 09:09 AM IST

Tumblr will begin enforcing its new policy on December 17, giving users who host unwanted explicit content an opportunity to take their imagery elsewhere, according to chief executive Jeff D'Onofrio.
Tumblr uses an industry database to filter content being uploaded, but child porn material that had not yet been added to the database made it onto the platform, the company said.
Tumblr bans porn to clean up the blogging platform
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