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Tumblr cracks into top 10 U.S. sites
“You guys have earned an audience bigger than the biggest TV networks,” announced founder David Karp.
In a year already chock full of milestones, Tumblr just celebrated its biggest one yet.
The microblogging network founded by CEO David Karp is now one of the top 10 most visited sites in the world, with an audience of about 170 million people per month, according to statistics from Quantcast.
“You guys have earned an audience bigger than the biggest TV networks, and you continue to make some of the most thought provoking, insightful, inspiring, funny, diverse, and compelling content being created today.”
Tumblr was founded in February 2007. Today it collects more than 77 million posts a day across 79 million blogs.
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Fernando Alfonso III served as an early Reddit and 4chan reporter and the Daily Dot’s first art director until 2016. He’s gone on to report at Lexington’s Herald-Leader and at the Houston Chronicle.