‘Baffy’ is canon: Tumblr celebrates as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck go Instagram-official
Who knew that Bugs and Daffy were such a popular ship?
On Jul 20, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Dracula Daily’s creator Matt Kirkland is just as surprised about the newsletter’s viral success
Dracula Daily is the unexpected breakout fandom of 2022. We spoke to its creator to learn more.
On May 16, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
From Tumblr to her NFT project Valfrélandia, cult-favorite artist Ilse Valfré shares how she evolved her online brand
‘I know some of you are more excited about NFTs than others and, to be honest, I get it.’
On May 12, 2022 by Grace Stanley
Why ‘Dracula Daily’ is suddenly everywhere
This serialized Dracula newsletter is overshadowing Marvel and 'Doctor Who' on Tumblr.
On May 9, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
TikToker uses IP tracker on link page to prove her ex-boyfriend was still stalking her Instagram 3 years after they broke up
'made a Tumblr specifically after my breakup just to see if this man even cared if I lived or died...'
On Mar 15, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
The rise of ‘Blorbo From My Shows,’ Tumblr’s fandom mascot
Here's why Tumblr's trending topics are currently full of nonsense words like 'blorbo.'
On Jan 14, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Is a twee ‘revival’ happening on TikTok?
This is the 2010s Tumblr strain of twee.
On Jan 5, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
How an unknown MP3 service led to Tumblr’s fandometrics
Among big names like Napster, Audiogalaxy stood out in the file sharing space.
On Nov 12, 2021 by Amanda Brennan
‘There are many benefits to being a marine biologist’: How a fake Tumblr meme went viral
This surreal meme is taking Tumblr by storm.
On Sep 23, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Tumblr is testing a subscription service—users already hate it (updated)
Tumblr's Post+ will allow users to monetize their blogs, but there are major concerns that this could violate copyright law for fan creators.
On Jul 22, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Tumblr alternative Pillowfort returns after messy launch
The NSFW microblogging site has struggled with security issues.
On Apr 29, 2021 by Ana Valens
Victim’s Tumblr featured in Netflix crime show is still online
Elisa Lam was found dead at the infamous Cecil Hotel.
On Feb 12, 2021 by Edward Medeles
Anticipated blogging platform Pillowfort opens up to members
The new, NSFW-friendly blogging site is in the final phase of open beta.
On Jan 25, 2021 by Phil West
How Tumblr users tapped into nostalgia and connections to get through 2020
Much of Tumblr's Year in Review was dominated by older titles.
On Dec 9, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski