Tumblr Recovers After Massive Outage

Popular blogging platform Tumblr is recovering after having been downed by a massive server outage on Sunday, causing the site to be inaccessible for around 24 hours.

The company tweeted the news, saying that it was working to fix it and was sorry for the inconvenience it had caused.

The website refused to divulge what had caused the outage, but said that it was recovering slowly.

“This has been a slow painful recovery, but we're almost through. We'll have more info to share as soon as we can post to our blog again,” the company tweeted on Monday after the platform came back online.

Users unable to access the platform on Sunday were quick to express their displeasure on micro-blogging platform Twitter.

Tumblr has grown to host around 7.5 million users, making around 5 million posts every day. Even celebrities like John Mayor and Ricky Gervais have ditched Twitter to open an account on Tumblr, Information Week reported.