Entertainment page, October 2011
Introducing your new Activity page (and “Tumblarity”)
Two big things:
- We’ve added a new link on your Dashboard labeled Tumblarity. This will take you to your new Activity page where you can see cumulative and trending stats about your activity on Tumblr.
For the past few months we’ve been using an internal metric called “Tumblarity” to sort and filter content on the Search and Popular Content pages. Tumblarity is derived from every blog’s activity and popularity across our network. We’re getting ready to start using it to organize the boss new Tumblr directory (which should be done next week!).
Please ignore the fact that I’m less popular than fuckyeahparamore.
You’re going to change your mind a thousand times. That’s a good thing. Only imbeciles never change their minds.
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Reed and Sue Richards- LIFE Magazine, 1973
Name The Burning House
Location New York
If your house was burning, what would you take with you? The answer says a lot about your values and background, according to photographer Foster R. Huntington. The Burning House is a living gallery of photographs of the items chosen by people from all backgrounds, from all around the world. “It’s a philosophical conflict between what’s practical, valuable, and sentimental. You’re forced to prioritize and boil down a life of accrued possessions into what you can carry out with you,” Foster says.
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