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Tumblr

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Tumblr

microblogging platform and social networking website, owned and operated by Tumblr, Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog add

Category: Business (10)

Founded in 2007.

Countries: United States (55%), (37%), Ireland (2%)

Main connections: David Karp, Facebook, Center for Democracy and Technology

Linked to: Apple Inc., Gay Nigger Association of America, Privately held company, Adidas

 

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2007

David Karp - In October 2007, Karp shut down his consultancy business as his work with Tumblr was interfering with his client work


2008

Krum Corporate - Founded in 2008, it has provided early investments in numerous companies, most notably including microblogging platform and social networking website Tumblr, and mobile payment service provider XIPWIRE


2010

Soft grunge - Soft grunge originated on Tumblr around 2010

 

Dwell (magazine) - The Tumblr blog "Unhappy Hipsters", which launched in 2010, pairs photos from "Dwell" with humorous captions that mock the ascetic lifestyle suggested by some of the photos

 

Grain entrapment - Users of the social media platform Tumblr have, throughout the 2010s, made occasional memes around grain entrapment

 

The site became available to $ BlackBerry smartphones on April 17, 2010 via a Mobelux application in the BlackBerry App World add something

 

Arment left the company in September 2010 to focus on Instapaper add something

 

Gowalla - On December 2, 2010, Gowalla released version 3,0 for the iPhone 4, allowing Gowalla users to check in using Foursquare, Facebook Places, Twitter, and Tumblr, or view friends' check-ins from other services


2011

Diana Vickers - On 30 June 2011 Vickers announced via her official Tumblr blog that she had parted company with her label, RCA Records, claiming this was by mutual consent and for purely creative reasons

 

Diana Vickers - On 30 June 2011 Vickers revealed on her official Tumblr account that she had parted company with RCA Records due to creative differences

 

Diana Vickers - In September 2011 Vickers posted on her Tumblr blog that she would be the face of Collection 2000s autumn and winter capsule make-up line

 

Megan Joy - On October 13, 2011, Joy revealed one of her new songs titled "Can't Bring Me Down" on her Tumblr and Kickstarter pages

 

Stop Online Piracy Act - On November 16, 2011, Tumblr, &Mozilla, Techdirt, the Center for Democracy and Technology were among many Internet companies that protested by participating in American Censorship Day

 

Stop Online Piracy Act - On November 16, 2011, Tumblr, &Mozilla, Techdirt, the Center for Democracy and Technology were among many Internet companies that protested by participating in American Censorship Day

 

Dianna Agron - Using her Tumblr account as a starting point, Agron released her website "You Me & Charlie" on December 12, 2011


2012

Squeaky Wheel Media - In 2012, Squeaky Wheel Media won the Community Webby Award for I Had Cancer, beating out other sites like Tumblr and Flickr

 

Kevin Systrom - Instagram allowed the development of web profiles in 2012, connecting accounts to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Flickr in 2013, an Explore tab in mid-2012, and Video in June 2013

 

In May 2012, Tumblr launched Storyboard, a blog managed by an in-house editorial team which features stories and videos about noteworthy blogs and users on Tumblr add something

 

Their first advertising launch started in May 2012 after 16 experimental campaigns add something

 

New media marketing - Blogging website Tumblr first launched ad products on May 29, 2012

 

In June 2012, Tumblr released a new version of its iOS app, Tumblr 3,0 allowing support for Spotify, hi-res images and offline access add something

 

In early June 2012, Tumblr featured its first major brand advertising campaign in conjunction with Adidas add something

 

John Mayer - He had the surgery in late August 2012 and later posted a message on his Tumblr account explaining that he would not sing for several months

 

In an interview with Nicole Lapin of "Bloomberg West" on September 7, 2012, David Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr, said the site was monetized by advertising, and he argued that with the high number of users of the service, advertisers would start to look seriously spending money there add something

 

On December 3, 2012, Tumblr was attacked by a cross-site scripting worm deployed by the Internet troll group Gay Nigger Association of America add something


2013

Brown states that this functionality will lead Tumblr to profitability in 2013 add something

 

During the first half of 2013, Tumblr, Inc will allow companies to pay to promote their own posts to a larger audience add something

 

Humans of New York - During a speech at New York's 2013 Social Media Week, & Tumblr founder David Karp described Humans of New York as his favorite blog on Tumblr

 

In April 2013, Storyboard was shut down add something

 

As of April 13, 2013, Tumblr has over 102 million blogs add something

 

A Windows Phone app was released on April 23, 2013 add something

 

Humans of New York - In May 2013, he posted portraits of employees at & Facebook headquarters, by he has posted nearly 5,000 portraits, and "Daily Mail" reported HONY having a combined followership of over one million on Facebook and Tumblr

 

An app for Google Glass was released on May 16, 2013 add something

 

As of May 19, 2013, Tumblr hosts over 108 million blogs add something

 

Peter Chernin - TCG is listed as an investor in Tumblr, which WSJ.com reported on May 19, 2013 would be sold to Yahoo for USD1,1 Billion

 

Marissa Mayer - On May 20, 2013, May er led Yahoo to acquire Tumblr in a 1,1 billion dollar acquisition

 

Instagram - As of June 2013, users can connect their Instagram account to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr

 

Brian Michael Bendis - Bendis mentioned in a July 2013 post on his Tumblr account that they had a newborn son

 

As of July 20, 2013, policy updates enacted by Tumblr mean that pages classified as "NSFW" or "adult" will not feature in tag pages for users who are not logged in or who have the "Safe Mode" activated add something

 

As of August 8, 2013, Tumblr hosts over 130,5 million blogs add something

 

As of October 1, 2013, Tumblr hosts over 139,4 million blogs add something

 

As of November 30, 2013, Tumblr hosts over 152,2 million blogs add something


2014

As of February 2014, Tumblr has 231 employees add something

 

As of February 7, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 170,2 million blogs add something

 

Blog - On 20 February 2014, there were around 172 million Tumblr and 75,8 million WordPress blogs in existence worldwide

 

As of March 3, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 174,2 million blogs add something

 

As of May 2014, Tumblr has 255 employees add something

 

Jhonen Vasquez - On May 2014, Vasquez announced on his Tumblr page that he would be re-releasing his previous "Fillerbunny" comics into a new collection as well as additionally releasing his first new comic book in ten years

 

As of May 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 184 million blogs add something

 

New media marketing - On May 6, 2014, Tumblr announced customization and theming on mobile apps for brands to advertise

 

As of June 2014, Tumblr has 267 employees add something

 

As of June 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 188,7 million blogs add something

 

As of July 2014, Tumblr has 276 employees add something

 

As of July 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 192,9 million blogs add something

 

As of August 2014, Tumblr has 278 employees add something

 

As of August 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 197,3 million blogs add something

 

Mark Ruffalo - In September 2014, Ruffalo appeared in an official Tumblr video opposing the potential ban on Net Neutrality

 

Sunrise Coigney - In September 2014, Ruffalo appeared in an official Tumblr video opposing the potential ban on Net Neutrality

 

As of September 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 201,3 million blogs add something

 

As of November 2014, Tumblr has 295 employees add something

 

As of November 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 209,3 million blogs add something

 

John Green (author) - On November 16, 2014, Green wrote on his Tumblr page that he is not working on "The Racket" but is working on something else with a different title

 

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange - On November 29, 2014, Ocean released a snippet of a new song supposedly from his upcoming follow-up to "channel ORANGE" called "Memrise" on his official Tumblr page

 

As of December 2014, Tumblr has 301 employees add something

 

As of December 1, 2014, Tumblr hosts over 213 million blogs add something


2015

Internet meme - By 2015, it had become one of the most popular memes used on 4chan and Tumblr

 

Urban Decay (cosmetics) - For Spring 2015, Urban Decay has expanded its social media presence, such as on The Violet Underground, a Tumblr site that features the company's collaborations with young, fresh artists such as Baron Von Fancy

 

John Green (author) - In 2015, a Tumblr post from user virjn generated media controversy, as it criticized Green, saying Green is "a creep who panders to teenage girls so that he can amass some weird cult-like following

 

As of January 2015, Tumblr has 305 employees add something

 

As of January 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 216,9 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of January 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 216,9 million blogs

 

David Karp - As of February 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 221,3 million blogs

 

As of March 2015, Tumblr has 301 employees add something

 

As of March 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 225,1 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of March 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 225,1 million blogs

 

As of May 2015, Tumblr has 274 employees add something

 

Four (One Direction album) - In May 2015, a fan from Tumblr started an online campaign to have "No Control" to be the next single for the album as well as be on radio airplay

 

As of May 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 234,2 million blogs add something

 

As of June 2015, Tumblr has 283 employees add something

 

As of June 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 238,8 million blogs add something

 

As of July 2015, Tumblr has 306 employees add something

 

As of July 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 243,3 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of July 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 243,3 million blogs

 

As of August 2015, Tumblr has 325 employees add something

 

Tess Holliday - In August 2015, Holliday demanded a boycott of Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr accounts under the name 'Project Harpoon', which photoshopped her image and images of other women including Rebel Wilson and Melissa McCarthy to make them appear slimmer without authorization

 

As of August 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 248 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of August 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 248 million blogs

 

As of September 2015, Tumblr has 326 employees add something

 

In September 2015, Tumblr changed how threads of comments on reblogged posts are displayed; rather than a nested view with indentations for each post, all reblogs are now shown in a flat view, and user avatars were added add something

 

As of September 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 252 million blogs add something

 

As of October 2015, Tumblr has 328 employees add something

 

As of October 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 256 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of October 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 256 million blogs

 

As of November 2015, Tumblr has 336 employees add something

 

As of November 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 261 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of November 1, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 261 million blogs

 

On November 10, 2015, Tumblr introduced an integrated instant messaging function, allowing users to chat between other Tumblr users add something

 

As of December 2015, Tumblr has 352 employees add something

 

As of December 3, 2015, Tumblr hosts over 266,5 million blogs add something


2016

As of Janurary 2016, the website had 555 million monthly visitors add something

 

Social computing - Web. 22 Oct. 2016 include Tumblr, Wordpress, Squarespace, Blogger, and Posterous

 

Social computing - Web. 22 Oct. 2016 include Tumblr, Wordpress, Squarespace, Blogger, and Posterous

 

As of January 2016, Tumblr has 361 employees add something

 

As of February 2016, Tumblr has 364 employees add something

 

As of February 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 277,2 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of February 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 277,2 million blogs

 

As of March 1, 2016, Tumblr has 368 employees add something

 

As of March 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 282,1 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of March 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 282,1 million blogs

 

As of April 1, 2016, Tumblr has 378 employees add something

 

As of April 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 287,6 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of April 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 287,6 million blogs

 

As of May 1, 2016, Tumblr has 376 employees add something

 

As of May 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 292,7 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of May 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 292,7 million blogs

 

As of June 1, 2016, Tumblr has 386 employees add something

 

As of June 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 292,7 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of June 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 297,9 million blogs

 

As of July 1, 2016, Tumblr has 413 employees add something

 

As of July 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 302,6 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of July 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 302,6 million blogs

 

As of August 1, 2016, Tumblr has 413 employees add something

 

As of August 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 307,5 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of August 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 307,5 million blogs

 

As of September 1, 2016, Tumblr has 397 employees add something

 

As of September 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 312,2 million blogs add something

 

As of October 1, 2016, Tumblr has 401 employees add something

 

As of October 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 316,2 million blogs add something

 

As of November 1, 2016, Tumblr has 393 employees add something

 

As of November 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 320,5 million blogs add something

 

As of December 1, 2016, Tumblr has 395 employees add something

 

As of December 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 324,7 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of December 1, 2016, Tumblr hosts over 324,7 million blogs


2017

As of January 1, 2017, Tumblr has 400 employees add something

 

As of January 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 329,2 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of January 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 329,2 million blogs

 

As of February 1, 2017, Tumblr has 402 employees add something

 

As of February 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 334,1 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of February 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 334,1 million blogs

 

David Karp - As of February 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 334,1 million blogs

 

David Karp - In March 2017, Tumblr and Planned Parenthood launched an initiative calling on the tech industry to support Planned Parenthood

 

As of March 1, 2017, Tumblr has 397 employees add something

 

As of March 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 337,9 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of March 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 337,9 million blogs

 

David Karp - As of March 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 337,9 million blogs

 

As of March 13, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 339,4 million blogs add something

 

As of April 1, 2017, Tumblr has 406 employees add something

 

As of April 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 341,8 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of April 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 341,8 million blogs

 

David Karp - As of April 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 341,8 million blogs

 

As of June 1, 2017, Tumblr has 411 employees add something

 

As of June 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 349,3 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of June 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 349,3 million blogs

 

David Karp - As of June 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 349,3 million blogs

 

As of August 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 359 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of August 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 359 million blogs

 

David Karp - As of August 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 359 million blogs

 

Grain entrapment - Finally, in October 2017, a Tumblr account dedicated to grain-entrapment memes was created

 

Frank Ocean - In November 2017, Ocean announced via Tumblr that his fifth project was complete

 

As of November 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 375,4 million blogs add something

 

David Karp - As of November 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 375,4 million blogs

 

David Karp - As of November 1, 2017, Tumblr hosts over 375,4 million blogs


2018

In February 2018, BuzzFeed published a report indicating that Tumblr was utilized as a distribution channel for Russian agents to influence American voting habits during the 2016 presidential election add something

 

As of April 8, 2018, Tumblr hosts over 406,9 million blogs add something

 

As of June 1, 2018, Tumblr hosts over 417,1 million blogs add something

 

As of June 1, 2018, Tumblr hosts over 417,1 million blogs and more than 161,3 billion posts in total and over 29 million posts were created on the site each day add something

 

In November 2018, Tumblr's iOS app was pulled by Apple after illegal child pornography images were found on the service add something

 

On December 3, 2018, Tumblr announced major changes to its adult content policies effective December 17, banning all images and videos depicting sex acts, and images and videos depicting real-life human genitalia or female-presenting nipples add something

 

As of December 4, 2018, Tumblr hosts over 449,4 million blogs add something

 

As of December 7, 2018, Tumblr hosts over 450 million blogs add something


2019

As of March 1, 2019, Tumblr hosts over 459 million blogs add something

 

As of March 1, 2019, Tumblr hosts over 459 million blogs and more than 136,5 billion posts in total and over 20 million posts were created on the site each day add something

 

In May 2019, it was reported that Verizon was considering selling the site due to its continued struggles since the purchase add something

 

As of May 5, 2019, Tumblr hosts over 465,7 million blogs add something

 

By comparison, as of August 2019, the website had 380 million monthly visitors add something

 

As of August 12, 2019, Tumblr hosts over 475 million blogs add something