Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website allowing users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Its users also have the ability to follow other users' blogs, as well as make their blogs private. Much of the Tumblr’s features are accessed from the dashboard interface, where the option to post content and posts of followed blogs appear. This media network is powered by an army of independent creators and is the home to an audience of more than 400 million unique visitors.

Founded by David Karp in 2007, Tumblr is headquartered in New York. The company was acquired by Yahoo in 2013.

Parent Company
New York, US
Tumblr was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Tumblr

David Karp

David Karp

Founder & CEO

Tumblr Office Locations

Tumblr has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
35 E. 21st St.

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Total Funding

$125.3 m
In total, Tumblr had raised $125.3 m. Tumblr is a subsidiary of Yahoo!

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