David Karp's Tumblr, the New York-based blogging startup, rolled out a site redesign yesterday. One of the new features is a Google Map showing where Tumblr users are located. We weren't surprised to see the highest Tumblr densities are in Brooklyn and San Francisco — "sisters in idiosyncracy" dubbed Sanfrooklyn by the New York Times. We were shocked, however, to learn that there are actual Tumblr users in the rest of America — like say Kalamazoo, Michigan, for example. The cartographic evidence:Tumblr users in Kalamazoo, Michigan:
More in Des Moines, Iowa:
There's one in Muncie, Indiana!
Tumblr users exist where they used to make Goodyear tires in Akron, Ohio:
In East Sioux Falls, South Dakota, they must call the Tumblr-using Sioux Falls kids crybaby emos: