Why can't I search for gay on my phone, but it's easy to find naked teens? Unfortunately, different app environments have different requirements that we do our best to adhere to. The solution is more intelligent filtering which our team is working diligently on. It shouldn't be surprising that Apple would threaten to toss out Tumblr's iOS app over gay erotica— they've done it before! Meanwhile, with this very same Tumblr app, you can easily search for a slur against you: Or pro-anorexia propoganda, which is a violation of Tumblr's non-enforced community guidelines : To reiterate: gay, no. Or pro-anorexia propoganda, which is a violation of Tumblr's non-enforced community guidelines :.
Amber. Age: 23.
Imagine if Tumblr had said Sorry, but blocking an entire sexual orientation is a little too much for us.
Maliah. Age: 21.
You Can't Look at #Gay on iPhone Tumblr, But #Underage is OK
Imagine of Tumblr had bluffed and said, Go ahead, block our app. This mere act of searching is barred because of the chance that some porn might be included in the sweep, a boot in the fishnet. But imagine yourself, for a moment, in this position: you're black, or Jewish, or Italian, or something, and you want to look at things you can relate to on Tumblr. Caught in the armistice are plenty of inoffensive things. Imagine if Tumblr could pin its porn war on Apple, if it could've made this someone else's problem. Why can't I search for gay on my phone, but it's easy to find naked teens?