If I had a website that lost 200 million views in the first quarter of 2019 I would be having nightmares. I would be staring at my analytics screen every 30 minutes wondering what went wrong. Trying to think about what I did that caused the problem.
Luckily for me, my web users number 600 monthly visitors – I know not a lot – but Tumblr lost a good chunk of its monthly viewers. They lost a lot of the views because the board decided to ban all porn images on its website.
“We’re committed to helping build a safe online environment for all users, and we have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to media featuring child sexual exploitation and abuse. As this is an industry-wide problem, we work collaboratively with our industry peers and partners like the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) to actively monitor content uploaded to the platform. Every image uploaded to Tumblr is scanned against an industry database of known child sexual abuse material, and images that are detected never reach the platform.”