Worst Things About Tumblr

Tumblr isn't as bad as most people think it is, but there's still crap that goes on there, much like DeviantART.

The Top Ten

1 They threatened a girl into near suicide because she drew a character wrong

Zamii, a user of the site who was suffering problems, was apparently abused by users there who threatened her to nearly kill herself... because of a drawing of Rose Quartz that was wrong. She's recovered, but it was still unfair to treat her wrong because of a show. - Swellow

Not to mention they were also unmoved about her almost committing suicide. Those fans are terrible people. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Then why would the girl take it too seriously and overreact to committing suicide for shallow reasons?

Oh, I didn't know. I'm very sorry to hear that. I think the message you should be trying to send out is that no matter what comes your way, haters gonna hate, am I right? Take it like a masochist and be strong and brush it off with a hearty laugh as if it were barely a wimpy scratch. Anyways, your story is very inspirational. Don't worry Jared, keep on doing what you're doing on with your life. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Poor girl. I hope she recovers from the terrible situation. please stay.

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2 Feminism/Meninism

These used to be correct words for gender equality. Nowadays it's starting to become radical morons arguing about what gender has the upper hand than the other. - Swellow

Modern politics are really sucking these days... I stand for equality for both genders, not just one, thank you very much.


Wouldn't that be masculism? - Queasco

3 White knight arguments and flame wars

These will indefinitely happen, but when people rustle each other's feather way too much and then invite their friends or lackeys to their defense, it's awful. Just use the BLOCK button, it's more efficient and easier. - Swellow

4 Social Justice Warriors Social Justice Warriors

It's the fact that artists will block you for having the wrong opinion that really sticks it for me in my eyes. You aren't allowed to enjoy their art if you have differing opinions. That is the philosophy they subscribe to. A lot of SJWs have a similar problem where they refuse to defend their stances. Instead, they block and hide. They're wimps who can't stand to stand up for what they believe in. - regularshowman

I have lost so many friends because of this cult. I set off into the sunset to start a better life than they will ever have!

They also exist on Twitter but on Tumblr there are even more.

5 Shippings that make no sense

No, Sans and Papyrus are brothers, stop shipping them. Same for Elsa and Anna and the like. - Swellow

Yes this is the worst possible thing Tumblr has ever spawned. Crack ships are positively destroying modern society as we know it. Someone call the military. - regularshowman

It's all about ships no matter how perverted or weird the "couples" they ship might be.

There is a tumblr fandom full of teenagers who want to get it on with the two men who did the Columbine shooting. Very disrespectful for the victims of the tragic shootings, and very disturbing too.

Also people ship incest and weird stuff like that - Lunala

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6 Fandoms

"The Sonic fan base... are HORRIBLE PEOPLE! " - Evil Craig from ScrewAttack! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

7 Self righteous people
8 Hipsters

I respect you if you like to wear eccentric fashion and defy the mainstream, but some people take it too far. - Swellow

9 People who are obsessed with racial diversity

Who cares about race? Why is everyone fixed on that?

We're all equal.

Skin color does not matter at all. - DarkMatter1997

10 Making up genders

Sorry to break it to you, Swellow, but all of those are valid identities. I think Tumblr can be insane, I don't participate in anything there, and I never go out of my way to visit it. I really do think it has some of the worst people out there, crying about how all men should die and how straight people, cis people, and white people are all bad. None of those make up new genders; they don't involve anything that is not male or female. Agender is the same as having no gender, and agender people don't identify as male, female, or anything else. They don't identify as any gender, so therefore it is not a third gender. Genderfluid does not involve anything that doesn't involve male or female. I'm a genderfluid therian, but I disagree with many things Tumblr users do. I think things like stargender are ridiculous, as well as bizarre pronouns like fog, bun, sky, and fire.

First it was genderfluid, then agender, then no gender... now it's whatever masculine garbage you can make up. - Swellow

The Newcomers

? Furries
? Columbiners

The Contenders

11 People that glamorize eating disorders, depression etc

They also glorify shoplifting. Google “tumblr lifting.”

“Lifting” communities can either refer to shoplifting OR bodybuilding, so all these innocent bodybuilders have to be lumped in with shoplifting teens. It’s sad.

I googled “tumblr lifting” and saw: “~$600 ultra and walmart haul” in the results. - Lunala

12 Pornbots somehow always find your profile and follow you
13 Overly sensitive people

Get the hell over oversensitive people! They'll always exist no matter what!

I'm not talking about people who don't like ad hominem criticisms on discusions, but those who overreact towards the slightest bit of negativity that isn't even directly hurled against them.

SJWs think that a dinosaur fossil skeleton that is millions of years old cares about it’s gender - Lunala

Aka SJWs

14 Indie game booms

E.g. Undertale, FNaF, etc. - Swellow

15 Genderfluids

Nope. There is nothing wrong with being genderfluid. It is a valid identity. It's not just a Tumblr thing.

Swellow is right. no gender besides male or female are valid

16 Safe mode is on

And yet you still can see porn on search results. How strange.

17 People who start drama for no reason
18 Users who are obsessed with body diversity
19 NSFW content on every topic

It is impossible to find something clean when the safe search is off. Even the most innocent topics, like Rottweiler or even animal pictures, there is porn for it. I know Rule 34 but it should be on another website and not a website which teenagers can easily get exposed.

20 People who think they can redefine words and dictate how people use them

For instance: In the Dictionary, Racism is the hatred toward any race. On Tumblr, racism is apparently a system of power that oppresses one race and is run by the other. Therefore black people can't be racist because they're black. And also apparently black people have no power in this country whatsoever. And yes, this is a flimsy excuse to justify racism towards white people, which is growing increasingly accepted because of nonsense like this. - regularshowman

For instance, don't ever use the word "diverse" on Tumblr. The dictionary meaning doesn't matter; it's about race as at least three Tumblr users will remind you.

You can't say a word like "turd" or "dillweed" without someone mentioning the "implications" of it. damn hippies. - Swellow

21 It makes people suicidal
22 Changes impressionable people’s mindset
23 People who oversexualize every female character in the media

Doesn't Tumblr jump down the throat of anyone who has the audacity to sexualize any female character on the grounds of "objectification? " - regularshowman

24 Crossover shipping
25 Triggering
26 Religious people
27 Racism
28 "Normal People Scare Me"

"i'm a SpEciAL sNoWfLaKe! 1! 11" I stg if I see one more special snowflake I will throw my keyboard out the window - wheelers-

"Waaah! I'm a special snowflake and I'm not like those other guys/girls because I'm not masculine/feminine and I have depression and I like different things than them! I don't bother to go out because society is horrible and gross and I don't love people because asexuality is right and heterosexuality/homosexuality/any type of love is wrong! And to top it off, I'll keep drawing crappy Undertale/SU/Jacksepticeye/Markiplier art no one except my other special snowflakes like! I'M ALWAYS CORRECT BECAUSE NORMAL PEOPLE SCARE ME! "

If I see people who act like this one more time... - Swellow

29 People who glorify their sexuality and berate heterosexuality for it

Love is love, not a competition. - Swellow

No sexuality is better than the other. - wheelers-

30 Weeaboos

Hey, weeaboos?
If you're so interested in Japan... why not actually study things other than anime? Manga, culture, history, geography and the like are much more interesting.
Also, stop using Japanese honorifics because it's stupid. - Swellow

31 Religious Fan Art
32 Tomboy extremists
33 Alt-right

SJWs or the alt-right...
Both equally as toxic. - Swellow

34 Exposing Blogs
35 Incest ships
36 K-pop
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