MG Siegler:

Last Thursday, Tumblr hit 400 million pageviews for the day, Karp tells us. It’s close to 5,000 pageviews a second, he notes.

That’s just crazy — hard to blame them for uptime issues when they are trying to handle that much traffic.1


  1. Not to worry, I will find a way to blame them. [Also don’t take me too seriously with this footnote.] 


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