So here it is in short: Tumblr wants to sell ads. It couldn't do it along side the 22% of â€œadult content” that was viewed on this site (as per the Vox article previously linked). They want to double the user base by 2019 (ha!) and they want to be able to monetize them. Hence the adult content ban. :p There are so many problems with this approach, which I'm sure you're sick of me railing about.  I totally understand they need to make money. I don't even mind ads. Tumblr is a decent platform to be honest and I love the simblr community, but I'mRead More →