OverviewWhat is Tumblr? What makes Why use Tumblr? Tumblr’s User Tumblr so unique? Interface Let’s start Is Tumblr right for Who uses Tumblr? Tumbling! you?
WHAT IS • Tumblr is a free and lightweight blogging ?TUMBLR? So what exactly is platform. a blog
Blog:WHAT IS A An online journal where users can BLOG? present a record of activities, thoughts, or beliefs.
• A social networking site in a formWHAT IS of a blog.TUMBLR? • Users can post any type of multimedia contents.
• Provides a “follow” option.WHAT ISTUMBLR? • Similar to twitter’s follow button. • Users can follow blogs they like.
WHO • David Karp founder & CEO of Tumblr.CREATED • Top 35 innovators under the age of 35.TUMBLR? • Has an estimated 40 million dollar net worth.
Limited word count VS UnlimitedWHAT MAKES • Users can post unlimited texts. TUMBLR SO • Does not have a limited word count UNIQUE? as Twitter.
Re-blog • Easily receive new updates & posts fromWHAT MAKES followed bloggers. TUMBLR SO UNIQUE? • Easily re-post a blog that has already been posted by someone else (Re-blog feature).
• Easy to update & easy to use interface.WHY USE • Social Network IntegrationTUMBLR? Other social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube can be combined and used together with Tumblr)
• Built in privacyWHY USE • allows you to restrict specific posts, or your whole blog to certain peopleTUMBLR? • Provide contents visually to users, unlike Twitter.
WHY USE • It is free, and you don’tTUMBLR? need to pay for hosting, or storage!
Beyonce Lady Gaga John Mayer Katy PerryWHO USES TUMBLR?
• Publish short posts instead of longIS TUMBLR posts.RIGHT FOR YOU? • Post multimedia posts quickly through phone, I-pad, or other digital devices.
ART • Suits people who have a passion for art.IS TUMBLR • People who prefer visual images over texts toRIGHT FOR express ideas. YOU? • Suitable for users who prefer an easy to use and simple blog.
• Follow the STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO aboveLet’s start to create an account.Tumbling! • Create an account here: www.tumblr.com
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