Hello, my name is Angela Robinson and I am a senior at Georgia State University. I am currently studying Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing. I am hoping to enter my field right after graduation, preferably in the entertainment or food & beverage industry. Overall, I am interested in many facets of public relations, including brand management, crisis management, and media relations. As a journalist as a whole, I hope to do more video production, photography and other content creation throughout my career. As a marketer, I hope to learn more about digital marketing, social media, and advertising.
Jackie discuss the differences between Tumblr and Instagram in her project and I would have to say that she made some really great points. She broke down the differences between the two sites, from usage and audience to users and differentiated the difference in the popularities between the two.
I agree with her argument, both because of her points and because of my knowledge of both platforms as a user of both platforms. I have a Tumblr and I have had it since 2011. Having had one for so long, I have been able to see the growth, or lack thereof in some instances, and the stagnation in the channel. Conversely, I have a Twitter as well. I have had this platform for about as long as I have had my Tumblr and I can say that I have seen a different type of growth. Twitter has been constantly changed and improving, adding features and appealing to its users. they have taken in the feedback and complaints that users once had and turned it into positive outcomes.
Going back to Jackie’s points, I think she is definitely right about Tumblr being too sophisticated for its time. Had they waited a few years or even had a slower rollout, they might be more prevalent today. AT this point, the only thing I can think of them doing to make a comeback would be to do a complete interface overhaul.
My blog is similar to Jackie’s in that I compared Tumblr as well, but I compared it to Twitter, another microblogging site.