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Tumblr is funny but where is the money? If you are not a self-absorbed 13-year old girl or a lonely graphic artist obsessed with Japanese manga, you probably won't be familiar with Tumblr but it's worth a look-see to find out what $1.1-billion (U.S.) can buy in the virtual world.

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