It's a bold statement, but not one without merit. Though no less important and significant, Zuckerberg merely intended to connect the world with Facebook, to create an online meeting place for us to share and to politic (and to "poke"). Karp took it one step further by giving voice to users. Tumblr is what Blogspot and Wordpress tried to be—a marketplace for creativity and unadulterated free speech. The micro-blogging network will perhaps go down as one of the great online platforms of the digital age. We are all witnesses.