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15+ Times Tumblr Made Introverts Laugh Out Loud

If you don’t want to see or deal with people, that’s fine! What you do with your life is your own business, there are millions of introverts out there and there always has been so, ironically, you’re not alone. We here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of hilariously self-deprecating posts by introverts, who accept what they are and can have a good laugh about it. Maybe you can relate? Scroll down to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments! #1…

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Someone Mocked A Russian Woman For Her Accent In English And She Delivered A Brutal Comeback

24 year-old Cody, from California, is a linguist, author and musician. As he speaks several languages himself, he can empathize with the effort that it takes to learn. He shared a story about a Russian friend of his, who was mocked for her way of speaking in English. Now, for a foreign speaker, English is not an easy language to master, it is a ‘mongrel’ language, consisting of Germanic, Celtic and Romance influences. The grammar structure is not consistent and there are many exceptions that don’t really make sense, they…

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25 Times People Matched the Painting They Were Looking At

In an ongoing series of portraits, photographer Stefan Draschan takes photos of people matching the artworks they are looking at. To catalogue his hundreds of shots, Stefan has created a Tumblr site dedicated to the series entitled, People matching Artworks. Draschan says most of the photos were taken at museums and galleries in Paris, Vienna and Berlin and that while they may seem, ‘too good to be true’, they are not staged but a result of patience and perseverance. To see more photo projects from Stefan check out his official…

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Update: As Yahoos partnership with AT&T unwinds, users need to switch email addresses

Update: Never do a hot take on a cold story. As part of the new corporate merger of Yahoo and Aol under the Oath brand, it looks like Yahoo accounts will no longer be accessible through AT&T email addresses (or those of any A&T subsidiaries). The move provoked some uproar among net neutrality advocates, but it seems to be less about creating walled gardens and more about cleaning up prior commitments and pre-existing partnerships. While there is a level of inconvenience for AT&T customers, this is less about net neutrality…

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Tumblr says it fixed the Safe Mode glitch that hid innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content

Tumblr this week introduced a safe mode for its service, which combines the companys previously available safe search functionality with a new filter that would hide sensitive content from the sites main Dashboard, using an overlay. However, Tumblr quickly came under fire for hiding sensitive content that was anything but instead, noted many users, Tumblr was seemingly filtering out innocent posts, including LGBTQ+ content, for no apparent reason. This wouldnt be the first time that LGBTQ+ content got caught up in an algorithmic filter of some kind. YouTube this week…

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Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn the porn back on

Heres an interesting change: Apples developer guidelines at least today explicitly tell app developers not to do this sort of thing. Above: Tumblrs new porn toggle Tumblr has always hadNSFW content, saying that its policy about this sort of material is Apples App Store Review Guidelines, about how thissystem is supposed to work, emphasis ours: Apps with user-generated content or services that end up being used primarily for pornographic content, objectification of real people (e.g. hot-or-not voting), making physical threats, or bullying do not belong on the App Store and…

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