Behind the Garage with Playboy

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Tumblr’s terms of service are pretty clear: Sexual material is welcome. It just asks that such posts be tagged as NSFW, noting that its users include many people “from a variety of locations, cultures, and backgrounds with different points of view concerning adult-oriented content.” (And, presumably, some people who work in offices with open seating plans.) … Yahoo may have to tread carefully with suggestive content. There are reasons why Tumblr is popular with young people. Prudishness is not high on that list.
—Joshua Brustein, If Yahoo Buys Tumblr, What Will It Do with All That Porn?, Bloomberg Businessweek, May 17, 2013.

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