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Tumblr founder leaving Yahoo-owned blogging platform

Mr Karp, who will leave by the end of this year, founded Tumblr in New York in early 2007 as a platform where people could share writing and short-form media.

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TUMBLR founder and chief David Karp has announced that he is leaving the nearly 11-year-old blogging platform - with his departure coming in the wake of Verizon buying parent company Yahoo.

Mr Karp said that he will leave by the end of this year and chief operating

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