Tumblr Expands In Los Angeles

Online photo blogging platform Tumblr is the latest, hot Internet startup to set up shot in Los Angeles, saying that it has opened up its first, official West Coast office in the city. The firm said Thursday that the primary function of its office will be sales and outreach, and that it initially has seve, full time employees in Los Angeles. The opening of the office was first spotted by Betabeat, which saw photos of the new office posted by Tumblr's head of sales. in a statement, Tumblr said that "We are excited to bring Tumblr closer to our agency and Entertainment brand partners in LA." Tumblr is based in New York.