“Tumblr was originally the good-natured domain of hip New York creatives. It was, on balance, a creative force on the Internet. But the role it played in trolling Jessi Slaughter shows that Tumblr is developing a nasty side as well. Tumblr founder David Karp better get on this before Tumblr becomes 4chan with a slick minimalist interface.”
Gawker, “How the Internet Beat Up an 11-Year-Old Girl.”
I’ll just leave this here.
things i missed this weekend- the terrible violent birth of a new meme
also: people wonder why the entire internet flipped out when blizzard (that is world of warcraft, folks!) was going to require you to use your actual real life name to post on their forums.
that anyone could see.