Tech Tips: What is Tumblr?

Of the many blogging websites out there, Tumblr has grown and garnered a lot of attention. But is it right for you? Read on to learn more about it!
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Written by Staff Writer • Posted on Mar 31, 2015

What Is Tumblr?

Have you ever wondered: What's the big deal about Tumblr? Why do I need it? What can it do for me? You can access Tumblr using the web browser on your computer. You can also visit Tumblr on your smartphone or tablet. Are you getting ready to go on a big, shiny cruise? I bet you're thinking: there has got to be an easy way to share your adventures abroad with all of your friends, family and co-workers without breaking the bank on postage.

One way you could accomplish this is to create an online journal where you can detail your adventures and post pictures of you in exciting far-off locales like Tokyo, Albuquerque, or your own backyard. Tumblr is designed to help you stay connected to the world around you. Your Tumblr page is all about you. Use it to easily share your ideas with the world! All you need to sign up for a free Tumblr account is a valid email address.

So, what's the big deal about Tumblr?

1) Write blog posts, short stories, recipes, movie reviews -- write about anything you want!

2) Share photos, quotes, videos, and music.

3) Follow people who post about things that interest you.

4) Read a variety of fascinating posts from all over, constantly being updated with new content.

5) Keep it all in one place. Because Tumblr is completely online, everything you write and post is saved in one place where you can easily find it.

For more tips, tricks, and details about Tumblr, check back soon!

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