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?

    … 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- 26 readers -
  • Privy: Easy to Use, Powerful Features for On-Site Customer Acquisition

    …, ConvertKit, GetResponse, SendinBlue, ActiveCampaign, Mailigen, Soundest, Benchmark, Delivra, CampaignMonitor, ConvertKit, AWebert, Customer.io, Bizzy, Klaviyo, Drip, Bizzy, Mailup, ininbox, Mad Mimi, dotmailer, Feedblitz, Freshmail, Remarkety, Fishbowl, iLoyal, Slack and Adroll. How to Implement Your First Privy Campaign Here’s a 4-minute walkthrough, where Privy talks you through the basic steps of designing your first campaign. © 2016 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail Content- 34 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 -
  • Privy: Easy to Use, Powerful Features for On-Site Customer Acquisition

    …, ConvertKit, GetResponse, SendinBlue, ActiveCampaign, Mailigen, Soundest, Benchmark, Delivra, CampaignMonitor, ConvertKit, AWebert, Customer.io, Bizzy, Klaviyo, Drip, Bizzy, Mailup, ininbox, Mad Mimi, dotmailer, Feedblitz, Freshmail, Remarkety, Fishbowl, iLoyal, Slack and Adroll. How to Implement Your First Privy Campaign Here’s a 4-minute walkthrough, where Privy talks you through the basic steps of designing your first campaign. © 2016 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail- 44 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 -
  • 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

    … and themes you can combine to give your site a unique look and feel. Although the learning curve for content management systems is slightly steeper than that of website builders, most platforms offer free learning resources to help beginners get started. 9. Joomla Joomla is an open-source content management system that is being run by a large community…

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

    … they were two years ago, and those aged 65 and older are the least trusting group of all. However, with increases in daily active users of up to 5 percent on almost every major social site, social media use is up overall. Even niche services like Vine and Tinder gained 8 percent and 6 percent more daily users, respectively. Tumblr was the only site…

    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

    … Horror Story, NYFW, Blindspot, Undertale, South Park, Mr. Robot, GBBO, Champions League, BB18 and Moana. Ability to “Follow” Trending Topics: Top content for that topic will become part of your regular content stream. Tumblr users: What are your initial thoughts on the new mobile Explore tab? …

    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 -
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