I’ve noticed a couple of Tumblr blogs recently that use images posted in the Text post type, rather than the Photo type. This is particularly annoying when you’re trying to determine image attribution.
Generally I run across them through ffffound. Here’s an example: it’s a nice picture, but I want to credit it more thoroughly than just linking to the blog on which everyone saw it. I head over to the Tumblr and open the archive page, and I get this:
Of course, Tumblr somewhat encourages other anti-attribution patterns: images being reposted to ffffound from people’s dashboards is one of the more obvious ones. Still, it’d be nice if people avoided adding to them.