British tech blog Postdesk called out Tumblr founder David Karp in a long, opinionated blog post today.
The piece centers around William Tildesley, a British blogger and avid Tumblr user–he even pays for themes–who wrote Karp to complain about recent episodes of downtime.
According to Postdesk:
Karp responded abruptly, saying that “…we have Read More
It’s the holidays! Time to ditch work and share a little QT with your loved ones. And guess what sharing leads to? Oversharing.
While you may not be seeing as many tweets about needing morning coffee, your friends are probably posting copious photos of dogs in Santa hats as you read this.
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Are the holidays crashing our social media?
The popular voice, video and chat service Skype, which may be one of the few companies with more users than Facebook, was down this morning. “Calm down, everyone: Skype is down because Julian needs to make a private phone call,” wrote one commenter on Read More
Oh the woes of New York’s darling microblogging service: A report by Royal Pingdom on Friday says that Tumblr’s 23 hour and 44-minute blackout earlier this month, due to a failure during database maintenance, was in addition to hundreds of mini-outages on their blogs across the network.
“The Tumblr blogs we monitored had Read More
UPDATE: Tumblr has been down for well over 18 hours, and its fans are getting restless, angry, bitter and fearful. Check out scenes from the blackout: Tumblr is Down: A Tweet Retrospective.
The increasingly popular blogging service Tumblr, based in New York, has been unavailable since about 6 p.m. last night.
The outage is Read More