Tumblr Finally Adds Ability To Mention Other Users


Tumblr is kicking off 2014 with a brand new feature, and is finally rolling out the ability for users to mention others directly in posts.

Working similarly to Twitter or Facebook, to mention a user, simply type in the @ symbol, followed by the person’s name.

When a user is mentioned, they’ll see a notification on their Tumblr dashboard, and under the “Activity” page.

To demonstrate how mentioning will work, Mashable got its hands on this nifty animated GIF:


Back in December, Tumblr expanded Sponsored Trending Blogs to its mobile apps, and in case you missed it, here were the top 20 Tumblr ads of 2013.

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