I’m not even a Tumblr user, but this is getting out of hand.
Update: and they’re partially back up now, but still terribly unstable.
Worse, my colleague MG Siegler’s personal blog is also – gasp – down!
We’ll check back in a day or so to see if Tumblr is back up.
At least they’re aware of the issues.
Update 2: wow they totally deleted that tweet! Here’s what it said:
We’re experiencing slow loading or intermittent errors on certain pages and are working quickly to restore performance.
Tumblr is a re-envisioning of tumblelogging, a subset of blogging that uses quick, mixed-media posts. The service hopes to do for the tumblelog what services like LiveJournal and Blogger did for the blog. The difference is that its extreme simplicity will make luring users a far easier task than acquiring users for traditional weblogging. Anytime a user sees something interesting online, they can click a quick “Share on Tumblr” bookmarklet that then tumbles the snippet directly. The result is...