Tumblr’s Mobile Apps Updated With Improved Search And Discovery, Making Room For More Ad Spots, Too

Athena Chang:

Just started using Tumblr a couple weeks ago. I haven’t found out how it can benefit my life yet. Still used to post blogs on WordPress.com.

Originally posted on TechCrunch:

Yahoo-owned Tumblr has today addressed one of the more frustrating aspects of using its service via its mobile applications. No, not the problem where GIFs wouldn’t actually animate – they already fixed that! But rather, it was difficult to find any particular, popular blog using the Tumblr app, which previously only allowed users to search by tag or browse through a “Discovery” section where you could delve into trending tags like #celebs, #food, or #prose, for example.

Today, however, both Tumblr’s iOS and Android applications have been updated with a new search and discovery feature which lets you not only type in keywords to surface both tags and blogs, but also features scrollable sections where you can browse those that are currently trending across the network.

The implementation is actually well done. At the top of the new discovery section of the app (tap the magnifying glass icon to…

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Love traveling, dining, and cooking. Digital marketing professional by day, globe-trotting foodie at heart.
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One Response to Tumblr’s Mobile Apps Updated With Improved Search And Discovery, Making Room For More Ad Spots, Too

  1. Phil says:

    I use a Tumbler account to place my blog posts on. I use it just to have another outlet to draw possible traffic from. Otherwise, I also don’t know how it can benefit my life.

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