Last week, Tumblr revealed that it’s clamping down on blogs and posts that promote self-harm.
At the time, the site asked for feedback from community members, and the most common type of comment related to the plan was concern that Tumblr would not allow any type of content related to self-harm.
That’s not true, as the site’s staff has clarified in a blog post. It says while it won’t allow any blogs that encourage self-harm and spur others on to do so, it won’t take any action against community members who want to document their self-harm experiences. It also won’t act against those who simply want to discuss self-harm or people who provide support to those who are dealing with conditions related to the issue. (cont.)
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