Tumblr’s Tumbeasts

Blogging site Tumblr recently made news with the introduction of its custom Tumbeasts cartoon, which received favorable write ups on Mashable.com and – wait for it – CNN when it was introduced earlier this month.

Blogging site Tumblr recently made news with the introduction of its custom Tumbeasts cartoon, which received favorable write ups on Mashable.com and – wait for it – CNN when it was introduced earlier this month. The Tumbeasts, depicted ravaging Tumblr’s data center, were the creation of Oatmeal comic artist Matthew Inman, and were quickly adopted by the Web 2.0 firm as its go-to “fail whale,” replacing a factual, but boring Web graphic.

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