In Feb 2007, Tumblr, launched — adding to the many choices for casual and serious bloggers and micro-bloggers in an already crowded market, and going up against competitors such as WordPress.com. Tumblr came to the attention of Yahoo!, a company with a history of buying many startups. What’s in the future is difficult to say since Yahoo! plans to let Tumblr remain mostly autonomous, with the primary exception of the latter now displaying Yahoo!-powered ads.
Learn more about Tumblr in the following infographic.
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