• Trouble in fandom paradise: Tumblr users lash out against its beta subscription feature

    12 days ago - By TechCrunch

    The Tumblr community often refers to itself as the wild west of the internet, and they're not wrong. A text post with over 70,000 notes puts it best: “Tumblr is my favorite social media site because this place is literally uninhabitable for celebrities. No verification system, no algorithm that boosts their posts, it's a completely lawless wasteland for them.”
    But like any social media company, Tumblr needs to keep itself afloat in order for its users to continue sharing esoteric fan art, incomprehensible shitposts, and overly personal diary entires hidden beneath a “
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