#tumblrisdead

Memers lament as Tumblr’s impending ban on adult content draws nearer

Woman being scolded by Tumblr

Monday, December 17, 2018 will be a day that lives in infamy… At least, for people who rely on Tumblr for porn. That’s the day the microblogging site will no longer allow x-rated content on its platform.

Related: People are taking Tumblr’s ban on x-rated content really, really personally

Earlier this month, CEO Jeff D’Onofrio ignited a firestorm when he published a blog post alerting people to the change:

Over the past several months, and inspired by our storied past, we’ve given serious thought to who we want to be to our community moving forward and have been hard at work laying the foundation for a better Tumblr. We’ve realized that in order to continue to fulfill our promise and place in culture, especially as it evolves, we must change … Today, we’re taking another step by no longer allowing adult content, including explicit sexual content and nudity (with some exceptions).

Related: What does Tumblr’s ban on x-rated content mean for recovering adult film addicts like this guy?

As the fateful day draws nearer, people are growing more and more frantic. Nobody yet knows what will happen when Tumblr goes G-rated, or, more importantly, where they’re going to scratch their pornographic itches from here on out. Only time will tell.

And now, the memes…

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So long #tumblrporn ???

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#December17

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It’s all over soon ?

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