They can already embed any kinds of videos, including porn, from other sites. The ban prohibited not just hardcore porn, but even the humble female nipple. Tumblr allows users to download all of their content to an archive file. Many posters are amateurs with just a handful of followers, offering free content that is sometimes adorably awkward. Sharesome quoted me an estimate of 3 million visits for May. Natural selection has weeded out many of them, such as the flopped Cumblr. GIFs that continually loop through the action dominate posts on all these sites.
Aisha. Age: 31.
The site is working on modest ways to bring in money—such as extra blog-customization options—that reflect more of an intimate, user-supported community than a mega entertainment site.
Sariah. Age: 26.
The internet is for porn—and cats and comic books and many other things—at Pillowfort. Financial self-sufficiency has slowed the growth of another emerging network, Pillowfort. He declined to discuss monetization strategies on the record, but said that they will be based on providing users the ability to earn money for their blogs. Sharesome quoted me an estimate of 3 million visits for May.