It’s not interesting to me to just make (users) laugh or entertain them,” said...– Josh Sternberg sat down to chat with Topherchris about his role as Community Manager at Tumblr
Blogs hosted on custom domains just suffered an outage lasting 1.5 hours. The culprit was a badly configured network device operated by one of our service providers, making the issue difficult for our engineers to resolve quickly. Our custom domain infrastructure is unfortunately a holdover from the architecture we established more than four years ago. Its state-of-the-art replacement has been...
The Washington Post: SOPA visual petition riles up... →
I Work For The Internet →
We work for the Internet. And we’re guessing many of you do too. Whether it’s researching, selling, coding, supporting, designing — so many of our careers depend on the Internet. One argument that’s been made to Congress is that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is needed to protect American jobs. In truth, the new liabilities this bill would impose on startups could stop...
This weekend, we hosted a meeting at Tumblr HQ with top technology companies, politicians and advocacy groups to coordinate our effort to reform or prevent the well-intentioned but deeply flawed Stop Online Piracy Act from becoming law. You guys have already made a huge impact in Washington, but the legislation still poses a threat. This week is crucial for action as the bill may be finalized and...