February 18, 2016

The Secret Life of Tumblr Teens

Each social media network creates a particular kind of teenage star: Those blessed with early-onset hotness are drawn to YouTube, the fashionable and seemingly wealthy post to Instagram, the most charismatic actors, dancers, and comedians thrive on Vine. On Facebook, every link you share and photo you post is a statement of your identity. Tumblr is the social network that, based on my reporting, is seen by teens as the most uncool. 

 Tumblr’s new kind of viral fame and fortune

Topics: Social Media, Gen Z, Culture, Social Influencers