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.
Posts about Tumblr
  • Is WordPress Still the Best?

    … I am a huge fan of WordPress. I’ve run my business on it for a decade, recommended it to thousands and feel eternally grateful for what it’s allowed me to do. But is it still the best option? As you might have noticed, the blogging scene has changed a lot in the last five years. There’s free platforms like Tumblr and Medium that are now…

    Blog Tyrantin Social Blogging- 22 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 -
  • 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 -
  • The White House Details its Social Media Transition Plans

    …: We’ll follow a similar approach with other official accounts on platforms including Medium, Tumblr and YouTube. These presences will be made available to the 45th White House, including the “White House” username, /WhiteHouse URL and the followers, but start with no content on the accounts. The Obama White House content will be preserved and accessible in the same manner as all other presidential records and continue to be available on the platform at a new URL. Readers: Do you follow the White House on social media? …

    Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter YouTube- 20 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- 16 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- 8 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- 18 readers -
  • Tumblr Adding Affiliate Links, via VigLink

    …, will keep working normally. Why are you doing this? One might argue that affiliate links can help slow or even reduce the cost of goods and services to zero as required for a truly post-capitalist economy. Can I opt out? Of course. We wrote that right into our terms of service. There’s a switch in settings that keeps Tumblr’s affiliate code…

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

    … Social commerce is on the cusp of going mainstream. Social sites are investing in infrastructure and systems, and users seem primed to take advantage of more shopping opportunities on social. An infographic from e-commerce solutions provider Sumo Heavy explores the evolution of social commerce and examines the current state of affairs. Social…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 26 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!
More from around the web