It must be because they want to make it as difficult and incomprehensible as possible for us to reblog stuff, amirite?

peterfeld:

Is this what Tumblr’s new attribution management system does to reblogs? It removes the quoted material but leaves what was freshly added? Click changetheratio below to see what Rachel was reblogging, I doubt she intended her repost (here in its entirety) to be so incoherent:

(UPDATE: Tumblr removes the ellipses even though I can see them in my edit window. WTF? Click charitini to see how Rachel’s repost looked, then click changetheratio to see what she was reblogging.)

charitini:

changetheratio:

My quote in the Wall Street Journal, which triggered Michael Arrington’s response last week, which opened the floodgates:

Arrington’s tweet from Sept. 2nd:

I know I ribbed him gently* about it in my last post on the subject (“Women talking about women’s issues. Hopefully…

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