ReadWriteWeb | How Tumblr is Changing Journalism ::shortformblog an example of microjournalism::


…Tumblr, a blogging and curation service that now gets over 12 billion page views per month, is mostly used as a consumer curation tool – it’s an easy way for people to re-post articles, images and videos. But Tumblr can also be used to power a news website. That’s exactly what ShortFormBlog does.

The concept behind ShortFormBlog is very simple: to publish really short posts throughout the day. Smith told us in an interview that the site aims “to tell stories using visual storytelling, inspired in part by newspaper design.”

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