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Find Blogs Using Spotlight
Using Spotlight is an easy way to find other blogs to follow.
Using Spotlight is an easy way to find other blogs to follow.
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Now that your page is set, you'll want to scope out other blogs that you find interesting or that are pertinent to yours. The easiest way to do so is through Tumblr's Spotlight feature. From the Dashboard, click on Find blogs (in the right-hand column). The page that opens will have three tabs at the top; the left-hand tab will be open, and that's the Spotlight page. The page has a column on the right with a list of subjects, such as Actors, Education, Funny and Travel. Click on any that are of interest, and a set of blogs will be shown -- spotlighted -- that you can explore if you'd like. The middle tab is titled People you know, and if you select this tab, you'll be able to find the Tumblr blogs of folks you're connected with through Facebook, Twitter and Gmail. The final tab shows the blogs of everyone you're following.


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