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  1. Tumblr.com

  2. Basic Info • -Created by David Karp • -Recently sold to Yahoo ($1.1 Billion) • -Location: New York City

  3. About the creators • -Born on July 6, 1986 • -NET worth $200 Million+ • -Tumblr worth $800 Million+ • -Sold Tumblr to Yahoo, remains CEO • -Marco Arment helped produce Tumblr • -Born on July 11, 1982 • -American iOS and web developer • -Technology writer and magazine editor

  4. Basics on how to use • -Dashboard: posts from people you’re following • -Followers: people who see your posts • -Following: people you’re following • -Reblog: similar to ‘sharing’ on • Facebook • -Confusing to new users

  5. Comparison Tumblr Facebook -shares -some personal posts -more people create their own posts -family/friends see posts -users have a wide age range • -reblog • -more personal posts • -more reblogging of other pictures/media • -friends/strangers see posts • -users typically range from young teens to college students (younger than 25)

  6. Queue • -Hit reblog • -Select add to queue • -Add posts to queue • -Posts when offline for constant blog updates • -Can modify to post at specific time

  7. Blogs on tumblr • -139.4 Million blogs accounted for since Oct. 1st • -Blog types range from: music/bands, business, art, personal, humor, social activists, religion/spirituality, cartoon, architecture, etc. • -Multiple layout designs for blogs (some free, some priced)

  8. How to find blogs/posts • -Go to ‘Search Tags’ menu on upper right-hand screen • -Type in what you want • -Search people using URL • -Create safe searching mode • -Will not find all posts, only tagged

  9. Famous text posts • -Posts with the most reblogs -Can be screenshots, pictures, videos, etc. • -Typically humorous, witty, or sassy -Many times is about ‘social justice’

  10. Asks and anons • Anons- anonymous messages, must be published on blog or deleted • Asks- form of message where there is a response box. Can be posted onto blog, or replied to privately • (ask off anon) (ask on anon)

  11. Negative downsides of tumblr • -Can be addictive -Online bullying • -Confusing to new users -Viruses • -Pornographic content • -Drug/alcohol promotion

  12. Thank you for your time!

  13. References • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumblr • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c3/David_Karp_EBE09_%28cropped%29.jpg/120px-David_Karp_EBE09_%28cropped%29.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/54/Tumblr.jpg/170px-Tumblr.jpg • http://www.simplylikeit.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/tumblr-login-page.png • http://media02.hongkiat.com/tumblr-themes/chopan.png • http://cdn.tripwiremagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Pratt-Creative-Tumblr-Blog-Designs.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8d/Marco_Arment.jpg/256px-Marco_Arment.jpg • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/David_Karp_2007.jpg/220px-David_Karp_2007.jpg