Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website founded in 2007 by David Karp.

Tumblr is launching a new group messaging feature that will allow different fandoms on the site to chat more easily with each other instead of replying on re-blogs. These aren't private conversations, and anyone can request to join a group.
The VSCO girls who rise to the top of my feed are a new version of an enduring image of piousness and demureness as the ultimate ambition.
Emerging tech platforms and overwhelmed law enforcement agencies have contributed to a boom in digital abuse imagery, a Times investigation found. Here are some key takeaways.
After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million -- a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once mighty blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns TechCrunch) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up...
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Ticketing startup SeatGeek has a new CTO. Brian Murphy previously held the same position at Tumblr (which, like TechCrunch, is owned by Verizon Media) and has also served as vice president of engineering at The New York Times and senior director of technology at Condé Nast. "Brian is an...
The social network has returned to Apple's app store after revealing plans to ban adult content.
Pornographic content, which had a large female viewer base on the site, will no longer be allowed.
From 17 December, posts with "real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples" will be banned.
Insights from Tumblr and others suggest that people really are obsessed with astrology (again) -- and not just the memes.

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