What are people saying about
Tumblr?

What's the right age for Tumblr?

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Tumblr says

This is taken from Tumblr’s own guidelines and is accurate as of March 2016.

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Our panel says

Based on our independent panel surveyed in December 2015.

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Children say

Based on 1725 responses from children and young people we asked in December 2015.

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Parents say

Based on 275 votes from parents who have visited this site – you can vote too!

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Is content on Tumblr suitable for 8 to 12 year olds?

67% of reviewers reported seeing content that might be unsuitable for children aged 8-12 on this site. Here are the types of inappropriate content that they reported:

Sexual

Medium Risk

Violence and hatred

Medium Risk

Bullying

Medium Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Medium Risk

Other

Medium Risk

Parents reported sexual, adult and violent content.

Children reported sexual, adult and bullying content as their main concerns over content on the site:

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