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White House joins Tumblr, says to expect GIFs

White House joins Tumblr, says to expect GIFs

The Obama Administration is once again dipping into social media, this time announcing the creation of an account on Tumblr, which is currently composed of a single post and image. Says the White House, the Tumblr will be used in conjunction with the administration's other social media accounts to help make it the "most open and accessible administration in history."

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Tumblr app for Android gets revamped

Tumblr app for Android gets revamped

Tumblr has just launched a revamp of its Android app, implementing the beautiful, Holo UI into the app, and improving user experience with a bunch of new features. It's strange that the Android app is getting revamped before the iOS app, but it's a nice change of pace. Unfortunately, the revamped app still doesn't have support for GIFs, which is something users have been wanting for ages.

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Tumblr now has 100 million blogs

Tumblr now has 100 million blogs

Tumblr has reached another huge milestone today. There are over 100 million blogs hosted across its network, all of which have accumulated a total of 44.6 billion posts. Just last April, Tumblr hit its 50 million blogs milestone, and in one year, it managed to double that amount, showing that the social blogging network has no intentions of slowing down anytime soon.

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Mobile Ads are heading to Tumblr

Mobile Ads are heading to Tumblr

Tumblr is looking to implement advertisement on its mobile apps. The online-blogging service has seen its number of mobile users skyrocket in the past six months, and it plans on using that success as a monetizing tool. The Tumblr mobile-ads won't be like those annoying pop-up ads featured in various free apps and games. Tumblr will instead just have "featured posts" for companies that join in on its program.

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Tumblr makes iPhone app 17+ over porn potential

Tumblr makes iPhone app 17+ over porn potential

Microblogging service and teen-favorite Tumblr has quietly scaled up its iOS app age warning, giving the latest version a 17+ recommendation in what appears to be a preemptive defense against Apple's latest porn witch hunt. Tumblr for iOS was updated overnight to version 3.2.4 [iTunes link], but in addition to "small bug fixes" the refreshed app also demanded users confirm they are 17 or over.

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OneWed wedding inspiration photos app heads to iPad

OneWed wedding inspiration photos app heads to iPad

There's a brand new wedding inspiration app in town by the name of OneWed and it's about to take the iPad by storm. Not because it's the most amazing app ever written, not because it does anything one function better than apps like Pinterest or Tumblr, but because it's a non-stop one-stop-shop for wedding-related photos. And that's it.

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