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Tumblr will allow the publication of nudes on its platform

Explicit sexual content will remain prohibited within the social network. (Tumblr)

Tumblr will allow the publication of contents related to nudity on its platform after four years of censorship by the social network who came to delete blogs related to sexual health and related communities during that period.

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The change in the guidelines of the community of the social network, which was created in the year 2007establishes new rules that allow the dissemination of contents related to sexualitybut with the necessary regulation to not tolerate the spread of sexually explicit images.

“We now welcome a greater range of expression, creativity and artistry in Tumblrincluding content related to the human body (yes, that includes naked)”, is indicated in the publication of the new community guidelines on the official Tumblr website. Furthermore, it is stated that “even if your creations contain naked, topics Adults either sexualyou can display them using the appropriate community tag.”

Tumblr decided not to include any more erotic content on its platform since 2018, but after 4 years it reversed that decision. (Photo: Twitter tumblr)
Tumblr decided not to include any more erotic content on its platform since 2018, but after 4 years it reversed that decision. (Photo: Twitter tumblr)
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The social network also indicates that content related to hate messages, spam, violent, illegal content and explicit sexual acts will continue to be prohibited within the platform, which is why it encourages users to report this type of publication.

Artistic expressions are allowed

A publication related to the dissemination of adult content on Tumblr indicates that the social network allows artists to use text, images Y videos containing nudity and sexual themes as long as they are labeled correctly, it is also recognized that other people do not want to be exposed to these expressions.

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“It is your responsibility to label this content appropriately,” it is indicated in the publication, which also offers other related advice so that users do not expose themselves to the elimination of their publications and their accounts on the social network.

Along with sexually explicit content, users they can not:

– Post links either advertising related to networks oriented to the dissemination of adult content.

– Spread links, text either images promoting sexual or erotic services.

– Make publications that contain images that show extreme violence, although Tumblr adds that the contents What “might” be allowed is one that references global events, attached context, or comments.

What are community tags

A community tag They work similarly to a hashtag or topic on other social networks. They serve so that users can choose what type of content they want to see or not within their feed in the platform. In the case of Tumblr, a tag can be used as soon as you are writing a post or editing one that has already been shared.

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Community tags on Tumblr give users more control over what they want to see on the platform. (Tumblr)
Community tags on Tumblr give users more control over what they want to see on the platform. (Tumblr)

According to Tumblr’s support page, community tags have four categories and they are all related to regulated content by the community rules on the platform.

– mature content

The social network indicates that this category includes all the contents from the rest, although it can be used with the others for greater content control. In case only one of the following tags is used in a post, it will be added by default within the Mature category.

“If you feel that no category applies to the content but you think it should have some warning, this label is the right choice”, it is stated in the statement. publication.

– Drug and alcohol addiction

These publications may have some kind of discussion or conversation about some experience related to abuse either addiction to substances that could be dangerous or that may incite those at risk.

– Violence

According to Tumblr, “content labeled as violent may contain violence or graphic content similar to what might be seen on a movie”.

– Sexual themes

A post related to sexual themes may contain nude images, erotic writing, or any other subject matter. sexually suggestive.

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