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Tumblr.com – Blogs with Less Fuss March 13, 2007

Posted by Ced in Blog, Services.
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Tumblr.com is your friendly, free, and terrifically easy tool for creating tumblelogs. Tumblelogs are like blogs with less fuss. To make a simple analogy: If blogs are journals, tumblelogs are scrapbooks.

“Blogs are great, but they can be a lot of work. And they’re really built to handle longer-form text posts. Tumblelogs, on the other hand, let you easily and quickly post and share anything you find or create.” [tumblr.com]

I’ve been trying out the service for a few days now (http://ced.tumblr.com/), and I love the the concept! I believe there are things that you want to log on the web, but don’t really need or want much text for it. For me, the absence of a commenting system states that tumblelogs are meant to be just viewed and enjoyed, without asking anybody’s 2 cents. And yes, sometimes, just a quote, picture, or link is enough.


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