Blogger Leaves The Porn To Tumblr / ReadWrite

Lead image by Mike Licht

Lead image by Mike Licht

Tumblr may soon have the Internet porn-blogging contest all wrapped up, now that one of its main rivals is zipping its lip about the dirty bits.

Starting March 23, the Google-owned blog platform Blogger will bar users from “publicly” sharing images or videos that “are sexually explicit or show graphic nudity.” That effectively clears the field for Tumblr, which still offers a smorgasbord of smut despite its acquisition by Yahoo two years ago.

Blogger isn’t going to censor existing porn blogs. Instead, the service will make such sites “private” to their owners, admins and anyone with whom they’ve “shared” the site, but won’t delete any material.

Read the full story on ReadWrite: http://readwrite.com/2015/02/24/blogger-says-no-to-porn