A tumblelog is a variation of a blog
, that favors short-form, mixed-media posts over the longer editorial posts frequently associated with blogging
. Common post formats found on tumblelogs include links
, and video
. Unlike blogs, this format is frequently used to share the author's creations, discoveries, or experiences without providing a commentary.
The term "tumblelog" was coined by Why the lucky stiff in a blog post on April 12th, 2005, while describing Anarchaia.
Jennifer saved her instant messaging chat content, photos from her mobile phone and videos she found on YouTube on her tumblelog.