What is Tumblr?
Tumblr is a website and microblogging platform that allows users to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio to their tumblelog, a short-form blog. Users can follow other users, or choose to make their tumblelog private. The service emphasizes ease of use. The site ranks as the 10th largest social network with 6.8 million weekly visits. According to comScore, Tumblr scored 13.4 million unique visitors in the U.S. in July, 2011 — up 218% from July, 2010. (from Wikipedia)Some of the key advantages of Tumblr are:
- Quick to use
- Easy to get started
- Primarily leverages other content
- Can Tumble or Post videos/photos/articles
- Easy version of a blog
- Typically less original content vs. blogs