The company also just launched an Android app that's as much focused on uploading pictures to the site as it is on exploring them. In fact, the cleanup may be directly tied to the launch of the app: The company's iPhone app is currently "tied up by Apple" according to another representative for Imgur. This is a very different behavior from those browsing the public gallery and engaging with the community. Meanwhile, the image hosting site is still the go-to for Reddit's amateur pornographers to upload their pics. Imgur says it has divided itself into two services which, as a user, are close to indistinguishable unless you are specifically interested in the distinction , "image hosting" and "community. Much of the site's front page at the moment are various memes and protest photos referencing the crackdown, and Sarah Schaaf, Imgur's community manager and Alan's sister received death threats as a result. Update: Imgur's iPhone app has been approved.
Myla. Age: 28.
The site has also managed to sprout its own community of people who bypass Reddit altogether, discovering photos based on an up voting system very similar to Reddit's.
Karsyn. Age: 20.
Imgur Is Cracking Down on NSFW Content Because it Wants to Be Instagram
Masek said the site is "entirely self-policing" and that the company is only deleting content that is flagged by users. It also bans hate speech and abusive content including racism, sexism, and personal attacks. Update: Imgur says its iPhone app has recently been approved by Apple: "There isn't any correlation between our app launches and anything happening on Imgur. In fact, the cleanup may be directly tied to the launch of the app: The company's iPhone app is currently "tied up by Apple" according to another representative for Imgur.