Today’s xkcd:

Plus the reaction in the Tumblverse is always 'repeatedly get hit by a dog and fall down the stairs'.

I had to check this out on Google Trends for myself. Not that I ever had any doubt.

Google Trends: blog, tumblr

Depressing, right? That one company can come to dominate over a generic word. Well, here’s a little perspective…

Google Trends: blog, tumblr, facebook

Yup, that ship has already sailed.

Update 2012.10.25

For posterity, here’s a zoomed-in view of the Google Trends data as of October 2012. ‘Tumblr’ hasn’t overtaken ‘blog’ – yet!

'Tumblr' vs. 'blog'