Tumblr App Get The Boot from Apple app store

Tumblr App is a social network app that allows you to Post text, photos, GIFs, videos, live videos, audio, anything. Make your own GIFs. Cover them in stickers and text, if you like and many more.

Tumblr App

Tumblr

Tumblr also joins millions of people in millions of communities across millions of #tags. If you see something you love on the internet,  You can also reblog it to your Tumblr and start a conversation.

On November 16, Tumblr App was removed from Apple’s app store because it let some users post images of child sexual abuse.

According to a BBC report, Tumblr in a statement it said the illegal images got through because its filters failed to spot them.

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Efforts To Get Relisted

Tumblr said getting the app re-listed was a “priority” but has given no date for when it might be available.

Tumblr App

Tumblr

More details about why it was taken off Apple’s store after being approached by tech news site Cnet with a claim that indecent images of children were the cause.

In its statement, it said that all images uploaded to Tumblr pass through a database of “known child sexual abuse material”. It added that any matches to the database are detected and deleted – and would never appear on its platform.

In this case, it said, the images being uploaded were not in the industry database so its filters did not catch them. However, it said, the illegal content was discovered during a routine audit.

“We immediately removed this content,” it said, and added: “Content safeguards are a challenging aspect of operating scaled platforms.”

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Tumblr In Similar Cases

Tumblr has a reputation for allowing sexually-themed material to be shared on its service. This led to it being banned for a day in Indonesia over the mature content. South Korea has also asked it to do a better job of moderating adult content on the service.

Info from BBC have been used in this article.

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