The growing pains of Tumblr, the coolest blogging platform on the block
Tumblr may well be the coolest blogging platform out there, but users' patience is being tested with a seemingly constant string of problems. The latest came this weekend, when an error caused the site to reveal some users' passwords….
Stop Drunken Updates With The Social Media Sobriety Test
We have all come home from a big night out and started drunkenly tweeting or updating Facebook, only to regret it in the morning. In an effort to put an end to those late night bouts of drunken social…
Are RSS, Posterous/Tumblr and constant linking killing Twitter?
For me the joy of Twitter is that it is one huge personalised RSS feed. You take all the people in the world that you find cool and interesting and then you get to see what they are reading. Everyone has a point of view and a right to share their content. That's what makes it fascinating.
Posterous ups the blogging ante
Now Posterous users can add their banners, choose from different types of layout, adopt a theme and even create their own themes via HTML and CSS.
Why the future of blogging has to be via smartphones
Malik believes that we are all creating a lot more content (images, tweets, video etc) these days – whether it be through smartphones, Flips or notebooks. Those tweets, images and emails tell the story our lives and some commentators now call this lifestreaming. That content is then categorised and stored in one of two ways.
Why Posterous isn't the new Twitter – but it might be the future of blogging
Can Posterous tempt Twitter obsessives back to blogging?
YouTube Hits: documentary about Tumblr and the 'idiots' who use it
tumblr. – The Documentary from DaveAOK on Vimeo.
Tumblr, for those not in the know, is a micro-blogging platform where you ‘reblog’ things of interest you see around the internet. It’s a fantastic service, although I must admit mine has been rather neglected of late.
This ‘documentary’ is a hilarious look at the site, and the type of people who inhabit it – ‘idiots and arseholes’, apparently. It’s worth a quick look if only for the chuckles you’ll get with the introduction, done in a ‘Look Around You‘ stylee…