Tumblr provides a platform for users to share their artwork, writing, photos, audio and videos with a worldwide audience.
Website URL: www.tumblr.com
By default, your privacy settings are set so:
Right: an example of how to locate blogs on Tumblr.
You can make a Tumblr blog private by protecting it with a password. This means other people will have to enter a password to view your blog.
Right: an example of how to password protect your blog on Tumblr.
To make a secondary blog private you can select the Password protect this blog box that appears when you create the blog.
You can opt out of being searchable by your registered email address. To change this setting, you can:
Right: an example of how to opt-out of being searchable by your registered email address on Tumblr.
When you create a blog, Tumblr allows you to control:
To access these settings, you can:
Right: an example of how to adjust Tumblr's blog settings.
Right: an example of how to block a user on Tumblr.
You can do so from a number of places within Tumblr.
Note that if the message was sent anonymously, it isn’t necessarily associated with any particular account, and so there may not be a specific user behind them that you can block.
You can, however, permanently block the IP address the message came from. Any further anonymous messages sent from that address will never see the inside of your inbox.
If you're receiving these anonymous messages from multiple IP addresses, you can disable anonymous messages or even disable the Ask feature entirely in your blog settings. If you need help with any aspect of Asks, check out this help document).
What happens when I block someone from my blog?
Just a note for anyone with secondary blogs: when you block someone, you'll be blocking them from a specific blog on your account, not all of them. If you want to block someone from all of your blogs, then you'll have to add them to each block list.
Tumblr is free to join and use.
For a fee, Tumblr offers optional features such as premium custom blog themes.
Right: an example of Tumblr's optional premium themes.
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