Saturday, July 17, 2010

Tumblin' in

Today is one of those lazy Saturdays when you have loads of work but are simply not in the mood so you waste the entire afternoon sitting in front of the computer doing nothing useful. I signed up at tumblr, yet another blogging site. Found an article about it that explains everything.

Tumblr is a blogging platform that makes it easier to post video, audio, words, social bookmarks, photos, and even other people's blog posts into your blog, and share it with other people. Instead of having to upload things to YouTube, Delicious or Flickr, or create your own WordPress database before posting things, you can put your media directly into Tumblr from your computer or mobile phone. It's blogging, the way blogging was meant to be.

There's a "like" button, which lets other users express their approbation, and the ability to follow and be followed by other users; there's also a "reblog" feature that lets you embed other people's posts in your blog, as a way of pointing people to stuff you like. That's the makings of true Internet virality--in other words, it encourages you to encourage others to add content.

So I went, signed up, and after getting lost for a while put up a post. Please go and check it out.


  1. Tumblr'd for a couple of weeks back there. Started off with a bang, put up a post almost everyday and then I fizzled out :)
    I think I prefer blogging. But I'll be sure to drop in very now and then to see how you're making out

  2. Tumblr chu a danglam vei reuh phian hi le...

  3. Kuku - Let me see your tumblr site, give me the link if you don't mind. Yeah I too feel blogger is easier and of course more familiar. I think tumblr is a bit more private.

    b-buata - Nia danglam reuh khawp mai. Han ti ve tang tang ila, daih rei ange maw.

  4. Was a curious look-see, hence i gave it the name "Curious" too :D

  5. lolz. I missed this new post.

    Keipawh hmanah chuan tumblr ah ka in register ve, recommended by Ben @ I think it was the first micro-blogging platform to hit the scene.

    Mahse engmah chu ka la update chuang lo. Posterous is another platform where you can update your twitter, facebook, blogger, youtube, wordpress, mybloglog, flickr etc account from one source.

    i try tak law law chuan hei pawh rawn try chhin la? :D

  6. kuku - the template is toooo dark, I can't see anything

    Kima - Checked out your tumblr, zero posts. Ka lo follow che mahse a lang thei miahlo, tinge hre bik lo. Signed up at Posterous. Will do nothing now. A theihna apiangah hi chuan in sign up ve zel tur.