A microblogging platform and social networking website for all types’ multimedia posts which was founded by David Karp and is now owned by Yahoo Inc. With Tumblr, any person can post multimedia messages and other content to a page allotted to them by the site and people can see and follow each other’s pages through the interface of the website.
Each user has a dashboard from where all the updates are posted and messages and comments are received. The website has earned a lot of popularity all over the world because of its unique service which provides users with a personal space over the internet which works as a multimedia blog.
The Tumblr App lets you use the website to create and discover new creative spaces at your fingertips. You can start posting on the go or start searching for whatever you are into, the app lets you in on all the features and a few extra on you smartphones. It also works as a platform to exchange messages.
Complete Multimedia Support: The App makes it possible to post GIFs, videos, audio, and of course Plain Text Content. Tumblr lets users share their page with a large online community designed in the way that everyone can find something of their interest. It is an excellent platform to express ones creativity and ideal for artists, models, photographers, as well as teenagers, entrepreneurs, small businesses and Hobbyist.
Wide Range of Topics: The App offers a whole directory of topics like art, design, philosophy, portfolios, science, politics, music, comedy, sports and lots of other random things. A lot of comical pages can also be found which do not focus on particular individuals but on very narrow topics.
Blogging on The Smartphone: Start Blogging on the go from you smartphones and even re-blog posts other people have posted, add comments, and connect to other people.
Messaging Service: The App also enables the blog users to send and receive private messages. An organized inbox lets you handle even high volumes of messages with ease from your smartphones.
Complete and easy to use interface: Tumblr strives to make the app’s interface as clean and intuitive as possible. All you have to do is click on the button at the bottom center of your home page and choose from a variety of posts: may it be text, pictures, audio, video or any type of media. The interface makes it super easy to post anything in seconds.
Html is needed: A little Html knowledge is needed to edit the webpage and to change fonts in the posts. This can be seen as a Limitation as some new user might not be able to use certain features. So if you’re not used to html, then you might find it intimidating.
NSFW: This website also contains some sexual content and also violent content that is not suitable for young children and hence it is not safe to access it at workplaces.
Ads Supported: Though Tumblr used to be a free website it has started displaying advertisement on the app to generate revenue after Yahoo Inc. took acquisition of the company.
This app makes editing posts possible through your smartphones and also shows you a feed of posts from the pages you follow right on your home-screen. Even though some short comings were found with the functionality of the app, the software team is constantly working to improve the app and solve the complaints of the users. With its most recent update, the app has greatly improved and is a perfect way to stay connected with the blogs and people you know.
If you’re a creative and you’re looking for a place to share your ideas or simply some random thoughts and discover new cool people in the process, Tumblr is definitely recommended.