By the Numbers: 70+ Amazing Tumblr Statistics & Facts

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tumblr statistics users One social platform that I have been meaning to write a “By the Numbers” stat post about for a while, but haven’t had the time, is Tumblr.  With the major news about Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr for $1.1 billion, I guess now is as good a time as any to explore just what Marissa and company purchased.

See also: By the Numbers: Amazing Yahoo Statistics

Here are a few Tumblr statistics and facts that I was able to dig up…

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these stats come from Tumblr’s own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100% accurate.

Date of Tumblr Launch:

February 2007

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Location of Tumblr Launch:

New York City

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Tumblr’s Current Hometown(s):

New York City and Richmond, VA

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Social Network Users

Number of Tumblr users:

420 million users

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Last updated 10/23/14

Number of Tumblr Blogs:

217 million blogs

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Last updated 1/2/15

Average Daily Tumblr Signups:


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Number of Tumblr Posts:

99 billion posts

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Last updated 1/2/15

Number of Tumblr Posts Per Day:

113.6 million

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Last updated 1/26/14

Photo by joshwept

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