An early(ish) tumblr employee reminisces on what he’s learned.
Adults asked a bunch teens how they Internet. Here, a 15-year-old female tries to explain the appeal of tumblr. [via pew pdf]
A year ago, Tumblr did something unprecedented — we created an editorial team of experienced journalists and editors assigned to cover Tumblr as a living, breathing community. The team’s mandate was to tell the stories of Tumblr creators in a truly thoughtful way — focusing on the people, their…
ALSO: Drunk on a plane. The only way to go out (or down?! It’s really bumpy.) Sorry for the all caps! XO
Former nwktumblr lady Jess Bennett kicked some butt over at Tumblr’s Storyboard up until last night when the Karp Factory sent all the editorial staffers home—for good. Somebody, hire her!
Ready to hear something really, really, reeeealllly exciting?
NWKTUMBLR IS NOMINATED FOR A WEBBY! WOOHOO!
Yes, for real, how cool is that?! nwktumblr was part of the package NewsBeast submitted for the “Social: News & Information” category and we got word this morning that we were finalists for an award. The Webbys are pretty much like the Oscars for Internet dorks so that’s a pretty big deal for us!
But we’re up against some pretty stiff competition: CNN, NBC, The New York Times, and…The New York Times.
So please, if you like nwktumblr hanging out in your dashboard and want to give us any love whatsoever please take a moment and visit the Webby’s website to vote for our entry.
It looks like this:
Yes, that’s a little confusing because the screenshot is our sister tumblr at Cheat Sheet and it says “The Daily Beast Social” but we promise that little black arrow links right back here to nwktumblr.
So anyways, thanks a million for following us and liking/reblogging our stuff and know that we think you guys are very topnotch.
Whoever runs the tumblr for ThinkProgress has an interesting and fun job.
“…and an amazing boss” [says my boss]
Made ourselves a vintage Newsweek ad.
(Anyone have a clue what that older font is? Best we could do without looping in the art department!)