Should Pornhub Buy Tumblr? Here’s Why It May Be a Bad Idea

Parent company of the adult entertainment site has a controversial history.


4 May, 2019FORTUNE.COM

Should Pornhub Buy Tumblr? Here’s Why It May Be a Bad Idea | BEAM

Verizon’s decision to remove all adult content from Tumblr doomed the platform that used to be a haven for people who wanted to explore niche areas of sex and kink, but didn’t want their browser history littered with known porn sites.

The move led to an exodus of users, which, in turn, has prompted Verizon to put it on the block. Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported porn supersite Pornhub had emerged as a serious contender....

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