Please refresh the page and retry. Tumblr has always skewed young. In , Business Insider reported that of the 34 million users who reported using Tumblr at least once a month, almost half were in the age bracket, and users spent more time on Tumblr than on both Twitter and Pinterest. Perhaps because of this, women really took to it. This sense of safety to be as weird as you like is both what makes Tumblr so brilliant and, perhaps, has held it back in the eyes of the mainstream. B ut the true beauty of Tumblr comes from the way it allows teen girls and young women to truly, desperately, nerdily obsess over things with strangers from all over the world who also understand them.
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Imitations of girlhood are not unusual; the dictum that your Lolita message room buddy is probably a year-old man with a gut is as close as the internet comes to fable. The problem becomes more scabrous when it's girls who are imitating girlhood. Heather and I are smart, capable women who recourse to Tumblr and other online proscenia to act like shitheads. Besides the obvious trendiness of flirting through Tumblr likes, the factor that makes Heather's story relevant is that for a couple weeks she was internet-famous. Specifically, her blog was linked to by a popular website and she got a spike in followers.
This week, the social networking site Tumblr banned the very thing that drove many people to its site: adult content. Many cheered that Tumblr had finally caught up with the times, echoing anti-pornography policies adopted by Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and others. But there was another set of voices you might not have heard — the voices of women and the L. The change in Tumblr policy seems to have been born from a reasonable concern.
Prosecutors are calling this the longest sentence for stalking in memory. Shawn Moul, 31, passively accepted the sentence last week which came about six months after being convicted on two felony counts of stalking and 19 counts of violating anti-harassment orders. Moul began stalking classmate Tracy Lundeen in , shortly after Lundeen saw him at the school library struggling with his homework and offered to help him. Lundeen said Moul began following her and wrote her more than letters, alternately threatening her and vowing to kill himself. Guan Wen Brian Tan, 33, repeatedly struck Sherry Cheung with the centimetre-long tool without warning before then stabbing her with a knife in his Airbnb rental at Norman Park on May 8,