Tumblr Will Ban Explicit Adult Content Following Removal of Its iOS App

It was removed last month after child pornography slipped through filters

On Dec. 17, Tumblr will start removing all content reported as adult content unless it conforms to specific guidelines. Photo Illustration: Amber McAden, Getty Images, Tumblr

Tumblr has been unavailable for download via the iOS App Store since mid-November due to child pornography that slipped through its filters, and it took a big step toward remedying that issue on Monday this week.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.