New Tumblr alternative Youllo lets you import your Tumblr blog in 5 clicks
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Ever since Tumblr took the big decision of banning everything NSFW from its platform, affected users have been looking for alternative platforms. This has not only resulted in already existing (and sometimes very old) platforms gaining user base, but also new platforms being built to court Tumblr refugees.
We at PiunikaWeb have been maintaining an exhausting and ever increasing list of Tumblr alternatives, and today, we are updating it with another name: Youllo.
Seemingly born in December last year, Youllo calls itself as the new adult social microblogging network. “A special welcome to all #tumblrrefugees,” the platform’s Twitter bio reads.
Youllo is a new and free social microblogging network. With Youllo you can create your own microblog, post your photos, videos and other content, or simply follow other people. Follow other publisher and find new friends. Youllo was made for give you the freedom to publish adult, explicit, and pornographic
As you can see in the screenshot and the Twitter post below, Youllo markets the ability to import Tumblr blogs as one of its key selling points.
Don't delete your Tumblr blog, you can move all your posts to https://t.co/wveLz0R8da, with just 5 clicks. Join now: https://t.co/wveLz0R8da #tumblr #tumblrisover #riptumblr #tumblrpurge #tumblrefugee #nsfw #youllo pic.twitter.com/BKLscN1qVS
— Youllo (@Youllo_net) February 10, 2019
We created a dummy account to know how the process works. Firstly, this is how the create post area looks like:
Scroll down a bit and you’ll see the option to import Tumblr blogs.
Click/tap on this button, and you’ll be asked to perform some steps. Like, you’ll have to create an app Tumblr so that your blog can be connected to Tumblr servers.
Then you need to fill in some fields like Application name and website.
And finally, the fifth and the last step is to enter the OAuth Consumer key and the Secret key:
What’s more, there’s also a preview tool using which you can see how your Tumblr posts would look like on Youllo.
Here are the top 5 reasons you may want to join Youllo:
Join Youllo today: https://t.co/wveLz0R8da #tumblr #tumblrrefugees #TumblrIsOverParty #tumblrpurge #youllo #nsfw #tumblrprotest #tumblrgeddon #riptumblr #tumblrmigration #tumblralternative #tumblrisover #tumblrmigrants pic.twitter.com/tWsy2P8Zjo
— Youllo (@Youllo_net) February 11, 2019
Delving into more details, the platform doesn’t allow users under 18 years of age. Here’s Youllo’s adult content policy:
Please be aware that there may be certain adult or mature content available on the Website. A warning will be shown to the User prior to adult content being displayed. Where there is mature or adult content, individuals who are less than 18 years of age or are not permitted to access such content under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction may not access such content
If we learn that anyone under the age of 18 seeks to conduct a transaction through the Services, we will require verified parental consent, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”). Certain areas of the Website may not be available to children under 18 under any circumstances
NOTE: PiunikaWeb has covered in detail the Tumblr adult content ban as well as the platform’s alternatives, check out all updates here.
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