Tumblr Sees Coronavirus Bump in Traffic With Growing Community

The social blogging platform saw a 5% uptick in global daily users

Tumblr usage is up during the coronavirus outbreak. Getty Images

In times of loneliness, grief or anger, many turn to comfort food to help feed their souls. In recent weeks, as the coronavirus pandemic carved its path across the United States and many countries around the world, Tumblr CEO Jeff D’Onofrio thinks that his social platform can serve as a similar tonic. 

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