Massive mini-blogging platform and social network Tumblr is down. After intermittently reporting troubles on its Twitter account for the past few hours, Tumblr said two hours ago that the company has taken the site down entirely to fix a network issue:
Tumblr has taken the site down in order to resolve a network issue. We will update as we know more.
Tumblr (@tumblr) December 12, 2012
Tumble is a one of the top 10 U.S. sites on the web — recently hitting number nine on Quantcast’s list. After five years in operation, the site powers 82 million blogs and has a global audience of close to 170 million people. In November this year, the site had a staggering 17.88 billion pageviews.
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