Tuesday, August 27, 2013

TUMBLR: Social Microblogging

Tumblr is a micro-blogging platform that enables easy combining of text, images and video; it also makes it easy for multiple users to contribute content to a topic or thread, where the content 'tumbles'...

One of many Ryan Gosling 'Hey Girl' TUMBLR threads, this one for runners:

thanks, allison

Another example of a TUMBLR blog: Awesome people hanging out together

Eddie Murphy, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, and Richard Pryor
Andrew Garfield and Amy Poehler

And one more, I Love Charts, a TUMBLR blog devoted to all kinds of charts:
How To Hug A Man
This was my experience living in Chicago in 2012.

And here's an example of how a storyteller can combine content types (text, images, video) in a TUMBLR blog. This is my TUMBL blog of the KGW -TV Hood to Coast Relay team, posted in real time as we ran from Mt. Hood to the Oregon Coast:

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