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If you're in Australia and Facebook has eaten your newsfeed, where do you go now?
Whether you’re after news, community engagement or both, there are workarounds

Natasha May and Rafqa Touma

19, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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New rules: the destruction of the female pop role model
Somewhere between Britney and Billie Eilish, liberated by social media and their direct relationship with fans, millennial and Gen Z women claimed the right to be complicated pop auteurs

Laura Snapes

25, Nov, 2019 @1:12 PM

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Verizon sells Tumblr just two years after acquiring social network
Web services company Automattic, best known for running Wordpress.com, acquired Tumblr. Sale price was not disclosed, but reports have put it at under $3m

Alex Hern

12, Aug, 2019 @11:34 PM

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What Love Island tells us about the value of kindness | Stephanie Boland
Behaviour doesn’t have to be actually abusive to be make others feel bad – as human beings, we should aim to be kind, says Stephanie Boland, head of digital at Prospect magazine

Stephanie Boland

04, Jul, 2019 @10:29 AM

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Tumblr transformed me but now it's just another place for people already protected by the mainstream | Jonno Revanche
The aspects which separated Tumblr from Facebook have been lost

Jonno Revanche

02, May, 2019 @6:03 AM

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The Guardian view on mental health online: protect the vulnerable | Editorial
Editorial: The giant social media companies cannot escape responsibility when depressed teens are led to damaging material online


28, Jan, 2019 @6:27 PM

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Tumblr’s ‘porn ban’ will leave its marginalised users with no safe haven | Roisin Agnew
The heteronormative values of Silicon Valley are being used to police what we can do in our sex lives, says journalist Roisin Agnew

Roisin Agnew

11, Dec, 2018 @3:22 PM

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Social media sites should focus less on nipples and more on Nazis | Arwa Mahdawi
Tumblr, long known as a safe space for sexual subcultures, has a new policy on ‘female-presenting nipples’. Maybe it should rethink its priorities

Arwa Mahdawi

08, Dec, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Images of Jesus and superheroes caught up in Tumblr porn ban
Ballet dancers also flagged up as explicit content under blogging website’s new rules

Alex Hern

04, Dec, 2018 @3:08 PM

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Tumblr's adult content ban dismays some users: 'It was a safe space'
Site was platform for some in LGBT community to share their struggles and triumphs

Vivian Ho in San Francisco

04, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Tumblr to ban all adult content
Microblogging site says move reflects responsibilities to different age groups

Jim Waterson Media editor

03, Dec, 2018 @7:38 PM

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Can chickpeas prolong orgasm? Yes – but only in LiarTown
It’s the satirical powerhouse for the fake news era. LiarTown’s creator Sean Tejaratchi tells us how he dreamt up cooking with tears, angry cow stamps – and that old Smiths classic Lovely Gary

Stuart Jeffries

21, Feb, 2018 @6:00 AM

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