Tumblr just broke into the Top 100!
Please welcome our new Director of Scaling and Sysops.
Watching the community grow so quickly over the past few months has been humbling and inspiring. It’s also presented huge new scaling challenges that have quickly become a full-time job.
So we’re psyched to be welcoming Andrew Terng to the team to make sure Tumblr is fast and stable while we get everyone in the world blogging. Andrew just moved back to NYC from California where he had been scaling Delicious at Yahoo for the past two years. Welcome, Andrew!
This is an amazing opportunity you guys have given us and we’re working hard to make sure your experience here only gets better. :)
From Detroit to Sydney, London to Manila, Oklahoma to South Korea — Tumblr people are hanging out with their Dashboard in record numbers.
Organizing a Meetup and getting the word out is easier than ever. Just fill out our handy form and we’ll get you set up!
Join the Tumblr community for a party and live performance to celebrate music writing, reading and great tunes!
Including Brisbane, Santiago, San Francisco, Chicago, San Jose, Manchester, New York City, Philippines, Connecticut, and Nebraska!
Don’t see one near you? Organize it!
We can’t wait for our first ever Tumblr reading: Friday, February 19th at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in NYC!
Yesterday, Amit Gupta had a great suggestion to include thumbnails on Video posts in the Dashboard:
I love Tumblr, but I almost never watch the videos people post. But I click on photos to see the bigger version all the time.
Video posts could really use a still frame to give you a peek at what’s inside.
Anyone else feel this way?
We were already doing this with videos uploaded to Tumblr. Now we’ll also show thumbnails next to YouTube videos.
Gary’s streaming live on his blog, so go check him out if you don’t know what he’s about.
Pro Tip: Hold Option (Alt in Windows) while editing an Answer post to expose some extra publishing options!