While Tumblr may be a great place to find support for those dealing with problems such as eating disorders, self-harm, and depression, it is also a place where such things can be encouraged. One great example of this is called "thinspo," which are blog posts consisting of often extremely underweight young women to encourage viewers to go to great lengths to lose weight. Often, thinspo is considered as a support system for those with eating disorders, but it is hardly that at all. Furthermore, it is also dangerous to younger viewers, even if they have no eating disorder at the time. We feel that thinspo blogs are highly dangerous thus should be banned from Tumblr.
Many thinspo blogs even go further and inform viewers how to hide their eating disorder and also techniques how to lose weight.
Please, Tumblr, ban thinspo blogs from your website due to the severe danger of allowing such content on your site.
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