Tumblr is a microblogging social networking website which allows a user to create their own blog. Tumblr is specialised as it allows users to post multimedia posts content whereas other blogging site only allow a strict amount of media forms
Users can upload almost any form of media to their blogs via their dashboard. Users can then be followed by other users and follow other people. By following someone this allows you to see the posts of the person you follow. From there, a user can like, comment and reblog a post.
Tumblr was founded by David Karp in 2006. In May 2013, it was announced the site was brought by Yahoo! Inc. for $1.1 billion with Karp staying on as CEO. The companies current headquarters is based in New York. As of Jan 2015, Tumblr had over 217 million blogs.