The name “Tumblr” holds quite the connotation to the youth of today. Some people hate the website. Some people love the website. It is a rarity for one to have no opinion on Tumblr. The question is, how should one experience Tumblr if they haven’t already? There are key steps to successfully using the website while also not being brought down by the “Tumblr mentality” as researchers describe it.
First, one must realize that Tumblr is a platform with a lot of flexibility. There is no wrong way to use the website at its core, and the format allows for a large amount of customization of your experience. While Tumblr provides new users with default formats of your blog, called “themes,” one mustn’t feel stifled by these preset choices. Tumblr allows for numerous customization choices that one will surely become accustomed to and in the future use as the website is experienced.