• Apple pulls Tumblr from App Store for hosting child pornography

    25 days ago - By Fast Company

    Illegal images snuck past Tumblr's existing content filters.
    Last week the Tumblr app was mysteriously yanked from Apple's App Store-and now we know why. The site was found to be hosting child pornography images that slipped past the company's filters, reports CNET' s Download.com.
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  • Tumblr was removed from Apple's App Store because child porn slipped through its filters

    Tumblr was removed from Apple's App Store because child porn slipped through its filters

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Tumblr's app was removed from Apple's App Store because the company found child pornography had been slipping past its filters.
    In a blog post last week, Tumblr said it was resolving an issue with the iOS app.
    The Download reported on Monday that the company finding child pornography on its platform was the cause.
    Tumblr provided the Download with a statement confirming the report, which can now be found on its help center blog.
    Tumblr's app vanished from Apple's App Store on Friday, and on Monday it was revealed that it was taken down because child pornography had been slipping past its...
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  • Tumblr booted from App Store due to child porn

    25 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Tumblr's app was booted out of the iOS App Store a few days ago due to an issue with child pornography getting its way past the app's filtering technology, according to a report from CNET, which Tumblr then confirmed.
    The app's disappearance was first spotted on November 16, and Tumblr's help documentation had also confirmed the company was “working to resolve an issue with its iOS app.” The statement said Tumblr hoped to have it fully functional again soon.
    However, Tumblr nor Apple had said what the issue was until CNET confirmed through sources it was related to child...
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