Stop The Tumblrs
Welp, Tumblr has caught up to WordPress, Mark Coatney said during an NPR interview yesterday. Tumblr has been hot on WordPress’s trail for a while; now both free blogging platforms host or power about 20 million blogs. “Tumblr now has about the same amount of bloggers as WordPress: But which ones get more traffic? Guessing the latter,” tweeted social media wunderkind Vadim Lavrusik, formerly of Mashable, now media liaison for Facebook.
We say, who cares? We’re sick of hearing this comparison. Juxtaposing Tumblr and WordPress is like comparing Apple to oranges.com.
UPDATE: Tumblr has been down for well over 18 hours, and its fans are getting restless, angry, bitter and fearful. Check out scenes from the blackout: Tumblr is Down: A Tweet Retrospective.
The increasingly popular blogging service Tumblr, based in New York, has been unavailable since about 6 p.m. last night.
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