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Exploring Tumblr’s stunning diversity
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Exploring Tumblr’s stunning diversity

When one thinks about Tumblr, the idea of a diversified community doesn't quite come to mind given that it is owned by Verizon Wireless. Historically --- VZW has been a categorically white organization. But despite the preemptive assumption that one of the world's most popular organizations is fully white -- it in fact isn't. During a panel I had the opportunity to attend I made the discovery that Tumblr and its Oath owners are actually people who come from al kinds of backgrounds. "Coming to New York was set in stone for me. It was something I had always wanted to do and eventually helped me pursue my dreams" Bridget, an Italian born Black woman in tech. Following Verizon's stunning acquisition of the social blogging site, many assumed that it would be the death of a once iconic ...
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