If you’re like me, you’ve clicked “accept” on countless terms-of-service documents without ever reading a word of a single terms-of-service document. It’s probably not best practice, but those things are a littered with unintelligible legalese.
Except for Tumblr’s
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Here are a few highlights.
On age restrictions:
You have to be at least 13 years old to use Tumblr. We're serious: it's a hard rule, based on U.S. federal and state legislation. “But I’m, like, 12.9 years old!” you plead. Nope, sorry. If you're younger than 13, don't use Tumblr. Ask your parents for a Playstation 4, or try books.
On content ownership:
One thing you should consider before posting: When you make something publicly available on the Internet, it becomes practically impossible to take down all copies of it.
On the types of emails you can expect:
We send two kinds of email: ones about fun stuff happening on Tumblr, and ones with important information about your account. You can opt out of the former, but not the latter.
On freedom of expression:
Don’t make us narc on you.