Friday, February 10, 2012

Tumbling on success: How Tumblr's David Karp built a £500 million empire

Tumbling on success: How #Tumblr's David Karp built a £500 million #empire: On the evening of August 23, 2011, Chris, a New Yorker who wishes his surname to be withheld, created a Tumblr account. His aim was to raise awareness of the Occupy Wall Street march planned for September 17. The idea was simple: he asked users to submit a photograph of themselves holding a sign explaining their economic circumstances. He called the page We Are The 99 Per Cent, and promptly forgot about it.