How Tumblr reconciles political activism with business

Tech 19-5-2017 The Next Web 42

Tumblr is an Internet property known for its pronounced activist streak. That’s as true for its community as it is for the company as a whole. Where other businesses have remained silent, the youth-oriented blogging service has been at the center of several fraught battles, including net neutrality, reproductive rights, and the fight against SOPA — the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act. David Karp, speaking on-stage at TNW Conference with with Martin Bryant, former TNW Editor-at-Large and current community editor at Tech North, discussed how he reconciles his role as a business leader, with his desire to effect change in…

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