David Karp, Tumblr’s Founder and CEO, is in Sydney for the first time for the commercial launch of Tumblr in Australia and New Zealand. ANZ brands can now leverage the platform’s content creation (e.g. video, GIFs, images, audio, and more) and social sharing capabilities to help drive greater engagement with diverse audiences.
At the age of 26 it looks like David Karp is set to become a billionaire as Yahoo prepare to acquire Tumblr, the blogging platform which he started about five years ago
A heads up to everyone that uses and visits Tumblr, word is spreading of a viral worm attack that is infecting thousands of profiles including those of media tech giants CNET and The Verge. The Safest thing to do right now is only use your dashboards if you need to and don’t go to your Tumblr or anyone else’s for that matter until the issue is sorted.