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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    An amazing culture of talented people. It was almost cult like in how employees interacted. The sales team worked insanely hard to create advertising art on the platform. The purest native content sales team in the world. Maybe the best at the height of it.


    Yahoo presented a major obstacle. Culturally, philosophically and in product cohesion we never aligned. Integrating 2 companies with no visible plan is an interesting approach to corporate strategy.

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    I applied online – interviewed at Tumblr (New York, NY).


    submitted resume online and asked to talk to recruiter on in a few days
    the call is not pleasant. the recruiter from Barnard sounds cocky and indifferent. questions are why tumblr, why leave the current firm, technical background, previous project, salary expectation. The process is like interrogating.

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Website www.tumblr.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 2007
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Google, Facebook

If you'd just like to tumble along and see what other people are saying, reading, doing, taking pictures of, and finding online, tumble on over to Tumblr. The social media site offers users a host of tools to create customized blogs and post text, photos, videos, Web links, audio files, and more. Other applications let posters use mobile devices and even call in posts as well as send updates to Twitter and Facebook. Tumblr is considered a micro-blogging site by many since users' posts tend to be shorter than standard blogs though there is no character limit. The company... More

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