Tumblr

Tumblr (stylized in its logo as tumblr.) is a microblogging platform and social networking website founded by David Karp and owned by Yahoo! Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users' blogs, as well as make their blogs private. Much of the website's features are accessed from the "dashboard" interface, where the option to post content and posts of followed blogs appear.As of May 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 184 million blogs. The company's headquarters is in New York City. Yahoo! announced its intention to acquire Tumblr on May 20, 2013, for approximately $1.1 billion. The deal closed on June 20, 2013.
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  • Is WordPress Still the Best?

    … to your niche. Try to integrate a product to sell or a mailing list, however, and you’ll be pretty stuck. So, when reading the rest of this article please note that the evaluations are made based on what I consider to be the most important features and options for running a successful blog. So, what does WordPress have going for it? Let’s start…

    Blog Tyrantin Social Blogging- 25 readers -
  • Tumblr Debuts Stickers, Color Filters

    … Stickers and filters are coming to Tumblr, starting Tuesday. The blogging network announced that more than 100 stickers, as well as color filters, began rolling out at 11 a.m. ET to iOS and Android users, and the rollout will continue through Wednesday. Tumblr added that new stickers will be introduced every month, citing as examples…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 29 readers -
  • How I Got 8k Followers On Tumblr In 5 Months Without Logging In Once

    … That’s the social media dream, right? To set it and forget it, and gain thousands of followers without even trying or thinking about it? To be honest, getting 8k followers on Tumblr in 5 months without ever logging in was never my intention. Tumblr was distracting me from my “real work” so I thought I needed to take a break. I actually forgot…

    Blogging Wizardin Blogging How To's- 25 readers -
  • Brief History of Social Media Advertising

    … While many social media purists tout the power and reach of organic social media marketing, it’s still a network that’s difficult to be discovered in without promotion. Social media advertising is a market that did not exist just a decade ago, but is projected to generate $11 billion in revenue by 2017. This is up from just $6.1 billion in 2013…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 28 readers -
  • SSL Is Now the Default on Tumblr

    … SSL (secure sockets layer) is finally the default for new blogs on Tumblr. Security engineer Josh Hixson announced the move via tweet (embedded below), crediting fellow Tumblr security engineer Kelly Lum: Thanks to @aloria, new @Tumblr blogs have SSL enabled by default! Steady progress towards a bright, HTTPS-only blog network future — Josh…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • 10 Great Blogging Platforms Not Named WordPress

    … this setup is not ideal for monetization, it is perfect for hobbyists and would-be site owners who wish to own an online portfolio. 1. Tumblr Tumblr’s greatest strength is the community aspect. Within the platform, other bloggers can see and share your content. It also has features like HTML/CSS customization, social integration, and about 1,000…

    The Blog Heraldin Blogging- 17 readers -
  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    … In our ongoing coverage of security topics for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize that all parties play an important role in security infrastructure. Businesses need to provide adequate solutions and people need to utilize the solutions provided. Unfortunately, according to a recent infographic, user confidence…

    AllTwitterin Social- 17 readers -
  • Tumblr Now Supports Apple Live Photos on the Web

    … Tumblr extended its support for Apple’s Live Photos to the web. The blogging network also announced that It is open-sourcing the Laphs JavaScript library that enabled it to launch the feature. Tumblr said in a blog post: That’s right! Live Photos work on the web now. Whenever you see that famous Live Photo icon, click and hold to make them…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 9 readers -
  • Tumblr Debuts New Mobile Explore Tab

    … Tumblr debuted its revamped Explore tab for U.S. mobile users Thursday. The new Explore tab is available via iOS and Android, and Tumblr described its new features in an email to SocialTimes, adding that expansion outside of the U.S. was in the works: Recommended Tumblrs: Personalized based on who you are currently following and the type…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 20 readers -
  • Tumblr Adding Affiliate Links, via VigLink

    … Tumblr followed July’s introduction of ads across users’ blogs with an announcement Thursday that it will add affiliate links. The new feature was announced in a question-and-answer-style post: In a couple of weeks, we’re going to start adding something called “affiliate codes” to links on Tumblr that don’t already have one. Questions…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Affiliate Social- 19 readers -
  • The State of Social Commerce (Infographic)

    … commerce made big advances in 2014 and 2015, with services like Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook all implementing buy buttons and expanding into payment systems, native shops and brand partnerships. Overall, it seemed like social networks were making commerce a core part of their platforms. And social commerce seems well positioned for growth. More…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 26 readers -
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