I just got the Tumblr update and its really cool! Of course there will be a learning curve to it. Lets have some fun!
There seems to be a lot of redundant posting of the same thing on Tumblr tonight. I guess the bad gateway thing is causing it.
There is a difference between a fine wine and a fine whine. Either way talk about it. It’s all good.
You should expect that people are going to explore Tumblr’s vast number of blogs. The system of tagging is such where you can find content from fellow bloggers.
Reblogging is impossible without searching for other bloggers material for posting on your own blog. Think about how many notes you see on some posts.
There is a difference between exploring and trolling to harass and hurt fellow bloggers. As I have said earlier, every blog I have found was done through just going “shopping” to get inspiration from others and to make friendly connections. The people I follow are my friends in blogging and we enjoy that relationship made possible by Tumblr.
When a fellow blogger likes what you have posted it is supposed to be acknowledgement that your post is agreeable and appreciated. There are some folks who should know that this is a social network in as much as it is a blogging platform. Unless your blog is password protected your site is open game for anyone on the web.
Tumblr is simple, complex, fun and more. I am glad to be here. This is where my online voice is. Blogging is about community not isolation.
I can’t post a status or comment on Facebook for some reason. Very frustrated! Arrg!
Friends, I enjoy personal posts. Your lives are worth writing about. You are so much more than your fandoms. Personal posts are a great way to build community and share what’s going on. Sometimes a personal post can give someone the strength to get through the rough stuff in life. Keep on blogging friends
I might get flamed for this but its time for more original blogging. Certainly there are issues that people feel that if shared could help others who are going through the same things. For me seeing how people are for real and where they live is a lot of fun. It can be like taking a vacation by blog. Tumblr is about being creative and having fun. My friends I love being followed and I love to follow by folks doing original posts. Don’t be afraid to share a little of who you are. Lets bring content that can change the world to the blogosphere.
Keep Calm and Blog On!
I can get behind this!
An upgrade, years in the making…
When we imagined Tumblr more than seven years ago, we dreamed of offering creators a new canvas. Every post would be a raw look through the author’s eyes and mind. We imagined the interface disappearing as these subjects came to life.
For years, this vision was challenged by limits in browser technology and an increasingly daunting set of Tumblr features to support. But today, we take a huge step.
After months of careful crafting, we’ve reduced creation on Tumblr to its essence, while carrying over every single feature and making room for some BIG new ones (like completely customizable drag-and-drop photoset creation, faster uploads, and inline reblogging!). We can’t wait for you to try it.
The upgrades have started rolling out and will be available for everyone by the end of the weekend. Most of the bugs and omissions you’ve reported have already been fixed, but please let us know if you run in to any other issues!
I just got the new post interface. Tumblr is trying to keep up with innovations and to make it easier to post. Don’t worry friends, it will be alright.