LESSON 17Using Tumblr with Other Services

In this lesson, you learn how to flexibly combine Tumblr and several other services.

How Tumblr Plays Nice with Others

People who don’t use services such as Tumblr have been known to wonder how people who do use them find the time. I have to admit that one of the scariest things I’ve ever heard is when someone I like told me he spends two hours a day on Facebook. If he’s doing that, perhaps I should be, too, but where am I going to find two more hours a day?

In addition, Tumblr, unlike Twitter or Facebook, is not a service you’re going to find nearly all of your real-world or online friends on. It’s still a bit exclusive. Therefore, you might be tempted to combine various services so that an update to ...

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