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Aug 4, 2021

Tumblr announced a monetization feature and all hell broke loose. Isabel witnessed it on the scene, wading through the Wild West of the internet. Amanda wrote about it and snuck the word “Destiel” into an article, prompting Tumblr to get mad. Just another day in the internet’s wasteland, but what does the backlash against Tumblr Post+ mean for the future of the platform? How can social platforms monetize without alienating their community? Big questions, big answers.


Show Notes

“Tumblr debuts Post+, a subscription service for Gen Z creators:”

Trouble in fandom paradise: Tumblr users lash out against its beta subscription feature”


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Wow If True was created by Isabel J. Kim and Amanda Silberling. Our music is by Sam Rizer, our cover art is by Isabel J. Kim, and our production is by Amanda Silberling. We like memes.