Apple pulls the Tumblr app after offensive images surface on the site

Last Friday, the app for the blogging site Tumblr quietly disappeared from the iOS App Store, with no apparent explanation. Now, after a weekend of silence, we know why — and it’s a really bad reason. When the app vanished, a page appeared in Tumblr’s help center basically giving the standard “We’re working on it” excuse. The page was updated multiple times over the weekend, each update containing variants on “no really, we’ll get it fixed very soon.” It wasn’t until Download approached the company that the nasty reason the app had been taken down became apparent: Images of child sexual abuse…

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