Internet memes such as socially awkward penguin, first world problems girl, and paranoid parrot are all very familiar to Tumblr users. The memes poke fun at awkward situations and create common bonds between users. Users express their concerns towards others and themselves regarding these problems. I needed an outlet for my thoughts on education reform. Her posts have been highlighted in the edtech community and on the homepage of Tumblr.
Skyla. Age: 31.
Besides being recognized on the web and being offered amazing opportunities, Norling has also learned Internet and life lessons when it comes to communication with people.
Janelle. Age: 26.
The Two Sides of Tumblr
Tumblr has quickly become an online forum for people who need help or someone to listen to. Many Tumblr users have created their own memes and uploaded them to the Facebook page. Another interesting Tumblr to follow is The Next Web. Users express their concerns towards others and themselves regarding these problems. Although the new Tumblr publishes the same context as their website and Twitter, it creates a community that allows users to easily comment and share ideas with one another.