With Yahoo buying Tumblr, I was looking for an insightful article that explains what Tumblr really is. Tumblr is not just a collection of 18-24 year olds. Tumblr is a unique system. This is a good reminder for what tumblr truly is.
(Image courtesy finalbossform on tumblr
Tumblr is unique combination of being like:
1) a Google Reader–a reading platform. Most of the views come from the tumblr dashboard
2) a Twitter–with all the shares being like retweets
3) an Instagram–the ability to easily “like” something while viewing
Tumblr is not just a blogging platform. Tumblr is a way to read and reshare–all in one interface. As this tumblr author says, “the value of Tumblr isn