After Banning XXX, Tumblr Makes Come Back on iOS App Store; Blogging Platform Cleans Up Child Pornography
tumblr app relisted on iOS App Store (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Tumblr, a popular Yahoo owned micro-blogging platform made a comeback on iOS App store after a long roll coaster month. Tumbler for iOS was removed from the App store a month ago over adult content. Earlier last week, Tumblr made an official announcement that it will be removing all adult content from the platform. Post announcement, the app has returned to iOS App Store. No Porn on Tumblr! XXX Content Banned on Content Sharing Site, Furious Users React With Hilarious Memes That Are Going Viral.

Chief Executive - Jeff D'Onofrio stated that the company has zero tolerance towards abusive content, and it will strive to balance allowing conversation about topics such as sex and relationships with banning porn.

As soon as the ban announcement from Tumblr was official, Apple relisted the app on its iOS store. The company will initiate enforcing new policy from December 17. Though child pornography has been long banned on Tumblr, app's filters failed to screen out some of the adult contents. Facebook Follows Tumblr, Updates its Sex Policy.

Though adult content or abusive content was removed as soon as it was discovered in the audit, Apple altogether decided to take down the app from its App Store. And now, when the company has completely removed all objectionable content, the app has been relisted again.

Tumblr on iOS App Store was initially spotted by TechCrunch and the version 12.2 notes that the update comes with some changes to Tumblr's community guidelines that prohibits certain type of content from being displayed on the platform.

The company has introduced a new algorithm that is capable of flagging posts bearing inappropriate content. This algorithm is also designed to flag posts that are non-sexual and not explicit in nature. Moreover, several users are also reporting that how their posts are being flagged inappropriate even when their posts doesn't contain any adult content. Tumblr Bans Porn and Adult Content! Everyone From Sex Bloggers to Users Are Upset.

However, Tumblr is yet to make a respond on these misfires. The updated guidelines on Tumblr urges the users not to upload any adult content including images, videos, GIFs or illustrations that depicts sex acts.