The blog site Tumblr has been down all day, frustrating many bloggers. Tumblr fans and their mockers alike used Twitter to comment on the site's outage.
Yahoo's Chris Lehmann expressed concern for the unemployed who might now have to compete with bored, Tumblr-less hipsters for jobs.
Not sure the slack job market can absorb the hordes of Tumblr hipsters who now may be forced to seek employment out of sheer boredom.
Looking out for those same Tumblr-less hipsters, @pourmecoffee suggested what they could do to pass the time in their favorite blog site's absence.
Tumblr has been down a long time. Hipsters should meet at Starbucks and pass around Moleskine diaries until it's back up.
Unable to blog, @Delrayser had to opine aloud.
Tumblr still down. Have resorted to printing out stuff & walking into coworkers' offices shouting REBLOG! Not as effective.
Sports blogger Matt Sussman noted the sad irony of the situation.
Comcast users are only able to access Tumblr.
@TweetMeme wondered what was taking so long.
Felix Salmon at Reuters was sympathetic to the bad timing of his friend's new Tumblr blog.
RT @Mike_FTW: Coincidence? Last night I started my “Which Julian Assange Hairstyle Are You?” Tumblr blog.
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