Tumblr—Fandom, Art, Chaos

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About this app

Tumblr: home to your new favorite artist. Come for the effervescent digital paintings in every flavor of fandom. Stay for the breathtaking original offerings of those same artists. And, in between all the art: Old internet energy. All the fandoms you could wish for. Enough memes to knock out a moderately-sized mammal. Add to it or simply scroll through and soak it up.

Every piece of life-changing art you discover, every waterfall GIF you gaze at in wonder, every quote you reblog, every tag you curate—that’s all you. Reblog them to show the world who you are, what you love. You’re the explorer. We’re just a map you all keep on making. Welcome home. Make it yours.

If you’re an artist, you’re coming in hot to a community that will love your work. Think of this as your online studio with many options: A portfolio, your calling card for your creations with in-built social engagement and community, or an online drawing board, a place to hash out ideas, share sketches, and gather feedback. Take requests and commissions or join art challenges like Goblin Week, Mermay, Julycanthropy, and Yeehawgust. Discuss the finer points of your favorite brushes. Create OC art for your favorite writers on Tumblr. Sell prints (coasters! mugs! tchotchkes!) of your work—to an audience invested in you and actively seeking these things via our Artist Alley. Create a webcomic (have you heard of Heartstopper? Started here.)

Now picture all of the above, but on the go. That’s what this is.

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Chances are if you’ve seen it elsewhere, it probably started here. That digital painting you can’t stop thinking about. That text post explaining the exquisite specifics of something you never realized you needed to know. Your dashboard will become a tapestry of all the wonderful, nonsensical, fantastical things you like. Whether you post, lurk in likes, or reblog to your personal online fridge. Whatever your community, you’ll find a ready-made home here.

When you have something to say—a hot take on the finer points of a Virgo moon, Barbie fanfic, an image of your turtle Harold that you simply *have* to share with the world: Shoot your shot with a photo, a video, or a text post. Make an audio post of your ramblings or share your current favorite song via Spotify. We even have a pre-set chat post for all your incorrect quotes.

The reblog starts conversations for everyone, creates jokes, and continues them—sometimes across the world and over the years. Time and space, right here at your very fingertips. Whatever you choose to send into our effervescent digital ether, know that it can, and will, go anywhere. (Unless, of course, you use our post-level reblog controls. Private blog? Private post? All possible here).

Tumblr is the home of fandom. We’ve all got that one special blorbo from our shows. There’s fanart you’ll want to stare at, reblog, stare at again—or create yourself, and share with the community. You can read your favorite ficcers from ao3 *and* see their OC art on Tumblr *and* discuss the finer points of lore with them. Pokémon? Got it. Marvel? Here. Kpop? Check. Supernatural? Of course. Minecraft? Ready and waiting. Star Wars? Yes! Doctor Who? Doctor YOU! You get the idea: it’s all here.

It’s a whole universe out here. If the prospect of creating, reblogging, shipping, and curating feels a little daunting, head over to tips.tumblr.com, where Cat Frazier of animatedtext.tumblr.com will take you through the finer points of Tumblr etiquette—the effervescent, the eeby, the deeby.

So. Sign up, fall in love with some art, follow some tags, and find your place on the dashboard. Then reblog, like, and post to your heart’s content. Or simply drift through the dream you’ve created for yourself—you hold the keys to this kingdom.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tumblr/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tumblr/

Terms of Service: https://www.tumblr.com/policy/terms-of-service
Updated on
Apr 5, 2024

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Ratings and reviews

4.0
3.51M reviews
Haylie Martin
March 24, 2024
App straight up won't let me download images. I get an error message every single time. It's been like this for weeks. I know it's not an issue with my phone because I've tried multiple troubleshooting methods and nothing has worked. Storage permissions are turned on. Downloading images from the desktop version works completely fine, so I know it's not an issue with my Wi-Fi either. A few other users have been reporting the same issue recently. Please make your app usable again.
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Bee
March 30, 2024
New updates suck. Took away the ability to go to a specific point on a person's blog by clicking on the username. A lot of context ends up being lost this way. I don't know why anyone thought this was a good idea. It's useless and does nothing to enhance the Tumblr Experience. This is stuff that impacts UI and it makes using the app a chore.
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Angie
March 23, 2024
Probably a common complain but we *need* a feature where we can toggle seeing posts oldest to newest or vise versa. Making it so stupidly complicated with particular links (that don't even work right most of the time) is outrageously pointless. Especially considering a good majority of people use tumblr for ask blogs. I've tried so many times to get it to work and not once has it worked correctly on desktop or otherwise. Something as simple as chronological order shouldn't be so complicated.
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What's new

Thanks for choosing Tumblr. the place for art and artists.

This is the same Tumblr but without the bugs. As you were!

Follow changes.tumblr.com for further updates and bug fixes.