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Tumblr’s Unique Blend Of Meme Pushes Into Top Ten U.S. Internet Sites

Page views to the blog site, home of Selleck Waterfall Sandwich and other bits of strangeness, have increased by 10% in a month.

Tumblr’s Unique Blend Of Meme Pushes Into Top Ten U.S. Internet Sites

Tumblr is growing–fast. The site’s founder, David Karp posted Quantcast’s latest figures on the Tumblr staff blog, saying that its 170 million worldwide visitors had propelled it into the top ten of U.S. blogs. And, like Zuckerberg before him, he pronounced himself “humbled” by the experience.

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Tumblr’s many gems include this and this. And you just know that this is going to spawn a Tumblr spin-off. When serious news organizations are getting in on the fun, and Tumblr becomes a place to shelter from the storm, you can see why it’s shooting up the ranks.

[Images from that old chestnut Selleck Waterfall Sandwich]

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My writing career has taken me all round the houses over the past decade and a half--from grumpy teens and hungover rock bands in the U.K., where I was born, via celebrity interviews, health, tech and fashion in Madrid and Paris, before returning to London, where I now live. For the past five years I've been writing about technology and innovation for U.S.

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