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Okay this is mega triggering but many people have been asking me to show you guys and i havent done posted similar pictures since i first created my blog- but i’m in a dark place right now so i really couldn’t care less.
I swear to god, i’m taking this down in a few minutes, (please, no hate).
So, um, this is my fatness and my scars………..
“Hi, I saw your post about the block/ignore thing on tumblr. I thought you might want to know that the situation is EVEN WORSE than that. There's another loophole. If you have it set up so you get an email every time someone new follows you (a normal precaution if you're being stalked), then even if the person is on your ignore list, if they unfollow you and then follow you again, you will be sent an email. It won't show up on your tumblr dash, but you will get an email about it. I had a long-term stalker (think six years long-term) and her favourite strategy was to unfollow then re-follow me. She'd do this over and over. And over. You can imagine how I felt getting emails every day saying she was following me. I wrote to tumblr about it, and all I got was an automated reply. I wrote again, and got another automated reply. They said they would pass it on to actual people. I never heard back. So I stopped using that account. Now I have a new account and I only use it for posting pretty pictures. None of my former followers or IRL friends have the address, because it's just too dangerous. Tumblr is useless when it comes to protecting people who are being stalked. They should have a system where you can make posts that only get sent to followers, or are only available to people you want to see it. They should have IP blocking. They should respond to messages from people who are being stalked. They don't.”—
From an anon who asked not to be identified.
This is a response I received from someone who saw this post. It’s another example of a person being stalked and abused through Tumblr’s complete lack of security.
I’ve actually heard from a few people who have been frightened or upset at the lack of control they have to avoid stalking, but this one frankly took the cake and needs to be out there.
So, please consider this a healthy reminder: Tumblr has no privacy. You cannot block people from viewing your blog. They can still follow you, see username changes, and send you messages - Tumblr just won’t tell you about it.
Please keep that in mind when posting, and be careful with your personal information. It is safe to assume Tumblr will not change these policies for the better.
How Peter Pan Saved My Life
So this is a story I’ve never told anyone. I’m really into Disney, and I love Peter Pan. Two years ago, I was really depressed and sucidal (I’ve gotten somewhat better). My friends and I were talking at our summer camp, and some other kids were making fun of Disney movies. One girl was a huge bully (and at the time, the only one who knew I was suicidal), and she said to me, “Why don’t you kill yourself so you can get to Neverland faster? Peter might let you stay with him.” Everyone but one guy laughed, and I went through the rest of the day being made fun of for liking Peter Pan. When I got home, I almost did it. I almost killed myself. But then I got a call, and it was the boy who didn’t laugh. I found out that he liked Peter Pan as much as I did, and talked to me for over an hour, letting me vent my feelings. He came to my moms house that weekend, and we watched Peter Pan together. He and Peter saved my life that day, and I haven’t attempted since. He became my boyfriend before the next school year started, and we only broke up because he soon moved to Tennessee and didn’t want a long distance relationship.
He killed himself seven months later.