If Verizon bought Tumblr with the sole purpose of having one more service to serve ads to, and if banning the adult content move aims to please the advertisers then oh boy, are they in for a nasty surprise. Tumblr will become a ghost town in days. So many artists, photographers and models used tumblr to showcase their work. It was also easy to link your blog to a. The only other social media network out there with a following that allows near the same level of expression is twitter and I have already seen posts from artists directing their followers there. But twitter is no real substitute to what tumblr offered.
It had taken Pizza more than two years to reach this milestone. At first, she mostly posted photos of party outfits—hipster photos, she thought. Pizza also wrote some funny one-liners, but otherwise she reblogged jokes, switching back and forth between fashion and comedy. She tried out new names, new personas, changing her URL a few times; after a couple of years, she went all-joke. She then changed her domain to pizza.
Leelah Alcorn November 15, — December 28, was an American transgender girl whose suicide attracted international attention. Alcorn had posted a suicide note to her Tumblr blog, writing about societal standards affecting transgender people and expressing the hope that her death would create a dialogue about discrimination, abuse and lack of support for transgender people. Assigned male at birth, she was given the name Joshua Alcorn and raised in Ohio by a family affiliated with the Churches of Christ movement.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Connected only by the tenuous link of social networking, the despondent lad reached out from a small town in England and the lass responded from her home in Newmarket, stubbornly setting into motion a dramatic intervention by police and ambulance attendants. Luke first locked himself up in the bathroom, then even hid under his bed. It was a cry for help.