Tumblr Restricts Access to More Sensitive Content Via Its iOS App

The changes were made to comply with Apple App Store policies

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Tumblr is restricting access to some content via its iOS application in order for the app to remain eligible for download via the Apple App Store.

The changes affect specific types of sensitive content, including personal blogs that are self-flagged as “mature.”

Tumblr said in a blog post last week, “We want to make sure that Tumblr is available everywhere you would like to access it. In order for us to remain in Apple’s App Store and for our Tumblr iOS app to be available, we needed to make changes that would help us be more compliant with its policies around sensitive content.”

The platform added, “We understand that, for some of you, these changes may be very frustrating3we understand that frustration, and we are sorry for any disruption that these changes may cause.



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