Tumblr Funding

Union Square Ventures announced blogged their investment in Tumblr yesterday.

I set up a Tumblr account in early summer and it’s been silently collecting all my posts from TechBytes, my posts from Twitter, delicious links and Flickr public photos. It does give a good “global” snapshot of my online activity- which is a good thing.

I’ve been grappling with posting something on Twitter and posting on TechBytes- but Tumblr captures both. Blogs are about conversations- microblogs are about communicating and community. I have to admit, Tumblr gets pretty close to blog nirvana- but;

I haven’t figured out if you can configure private messages and posts (for friends) alongside public info. Also if they can roll cocomment style comment tracking into the mix, they’re really off to the races…

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