Launched in 2007, Tumblr
is one of the internet's earlier microblogging websites, currently hosting some 475 million blogs, and famously used by the likes of Taylor Swift and Barack Obama.
Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg said the acquisition of Tumblr
is his company's largest acquisition both in terms of cost and staff count.
Automattic will look for ways to leverage WordPress.com and Tumblr
to combine services and functionality.
From January to June 2017 alone, the KCSC sent Tumblr
more than 22,000 requests to delete posts that were either obscene or linked to the sex trade.
identified 84 user accounts that were suspicious.
This comes as a major feature addition for Tumblr
after Yahoo acquired it.
released a statement earlier this month which said: "As soon as we became aware of this, our security team
Caption: 1 Nika Akin, a watercolor artist on Tumblr
, painted the lips.
Created to engage, encourage wanderlust and introduce intrepid travelers to the many wonders of China, the #MyChinaExperience Tumblr
will feature unique content curated by Cathay Pacific, including photos, essays, articles, videos and more from contributors of all backgrounds.
Mash-up, memes and millennials are just about Tumblr
in a nutshell -- and there are millions of them.
The social media and 'microblogging' platform Tumblr
, normally the virtual stomping ground for under-25s looking for the latest ironic meme or funny cat video clip, may not sound like the go-to place to discover inspiring engineering news.