May 27, 2023

Tumblr Facts: 51 Things that You Should Know!

What do you know about Tumblr? Surely, you do not know everything!

Tumblr is one of the most popular social media networks. But there is more that you should know about it.

If you are a blogger, marketer, or social media person, you may have already used or heard about Tumblr.

Tumblr Facts: 51 Things that You Should Know!: eAskme
Tumblr Facts: 51 Things that You Should Know!: eAskme

But, even if you do not know about it, do not worry. Today you will learn everything about the popular social media platform Tumblr.

Tumblr offers something that every blogger, marketer, and business needs. You can build your audience, improve personal branding, and display your creativity on Tumblr.

All you need is to publish quality and relevant content.

Today, I am sharing what Tumblr is, its features, and why you should use it.

So, let’s start.

What is Tumblr?

Tumblr is not just a social network but a powerful micro-blogging platform. You can share text, videos, images, GIFs, links, music, and more.

Your audience will give reactions on Tumblr, which works similarly to Likes on Facebook.

Tumblr gives you the ultimate customization options.

You can customize the theme, fonts, color, layout, etc., according to your brand or business.

You can also follow others on Tumblr, and other Tumblr users can follow you.

It is free to join Tumblr:

  • Go to Tumblr.
  • Click on Sign up.
  • Choose the Signup option between “Continue with Google,” “Continue with Apple,” and “Continue with email.”
  • If you choose the email signup option, it will ask for “Date of Birth” and “Blog name.”
  • Choose the interest and click on “Signup.”
  • On the “What are you into?” page, select 5 topics to follow.
  • On the “Find your people” page, select at least 3 people you want to follow.
  • Afterward, go to your email and click on the verification link to verify your Tumblr account.
  • Now you are ready to use Tumblr.

Your posts on Tumblr are “Public.” It means that you cannot keep your profile private on Tumblr.
Tumblr’s mobile app is more useful than any other micro-blogging app.

Tumblr Facts and Statistics:

  1. Tumblr is an American microblogging social network founded in 2007 by David Karp. You can share photos, videos, images, links, Gifs, etc., on Tumblr.
  2. Yahoo acquired Tumblr in 2013 for $1.1 billion.
  3. Verizon purchased Tumblr in 2017.
  4. In 2019, Automatic became the owner of Tumblr. Automatic is also a parent company of WordPress.
  5. Tumblr’s headquarter in San Francisco, California.
  6. Tumblr has 2437 employees.
  7. Tumblr has 57% women employees and 43% men employees.
  8. At Tumblr, 57% of employees are white, 14% are Asian, and 13% are Black or African American.
  9. The average employee at Tumblr makes $77,66/ annually.
  10. Most Tumblr employees spend at least 5.3 years with the company.
  11. More than 556 million blogs are active on Tumblr.
  12. Social media influencers and celebrities are also active on Tumblr.
  13. Tumblr’s revenue is up to $100 million.
  14. Tumblr has thousands of networks and partners.
  15. More than 171 billion posts have been published on Tumblr.
  16. You can access Tumblr in 18 different languages.
  17. 61% of Tumblr users are Gen Z, and 48% of active users are Gen Z.
  18. According to Builtwith, Tumblr is the third most popular blogging platform in the USA, Canada, and the UK.
  19. Tumblr is also the third most popular blogging platform online.
  20. Tumblr’s 45.94% of traffic is coming from the USA.
  21. Tumblr has a guide for newbies.
  22. You can find almost every trending topic on Tumblr.
  23. The most popular internet categories on Tumblr are related to computers, video games, news, electronics, consoles, accessories, etc.
  24. Tumblr is one of the most popular competitors of Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.
  25. You can use “Tumblr Blaze” to advertise your posts.
  26. Tumblr is a private company.
  27. According to Statista, 70% of users are satisfied with Tumblr.
  28. There are 135 million monthly active users on Tumblr.
  29. In May 2022, Tumblr received 291.7 million unique visits.
  30. Tumblr is whatever you want it to be.
  31. You can also host live blogs on Tumblr.
  32. 69% of users access Tumblr on mobile phones and 31% on websites.
  33. 58% of people in the USA are familiar with Tumblr.
  34. 5.94% of people in the UK and 5.07% in Canada are familiar with Tumblr.
  35. 3.1% of Germans and 3.2% of Australians are familiar with Tumblr.
  36. Tumblr banned adult content in 2018.
  37. According to Mashable, Tumblr is the homeland of Fandom.
  38. According to the Verge, Tumblr has more unique content than any other social network.
  39. More than 9.7 million posts are published every day on Tumblr.
  40. 33.04% of Tumblr users are 18-25, 31.44% are 25-34, and 16.10% are 35-44 years old.
  41. 58.59% of users are male, and 41.41% are female.
  42. Tumblr’s bounce rate is 42.67%.
  43. Tumblr allows you to share and like your posts and the posts of others.
  44. You can add a custom theme to your Tumblr blog.
  45. You can edit or delete multiple posts using “Mass Post Editor” on Tumblr.
  46. You can add images using links.
  47. Tumblr allows you to use keyboard shortcuts.
  48. Ghost, Medium, and Hexo are top Tumblr competitors.
  49. Users are publishing more than 2000 posts every second on Tumblr.
  50. Tumblr is getting 28.48% traffic from Twitter and 20.25% from YouTube.
  51. The average Tumble user visits 6.47 pages.


Tumblr is a popular micro-blogging social media platform where you can build community by sharing interactive posts.

Create your brand profile, share visuals, and engage with your audience on Tumblr to grow your reach.

Join Tumblr to improve your social media presence and gain traffic and branding.

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