What is the story behind Dashcon?

What is the story behind Dashcon?

Concept. DashCon was originally announced in mid-2013 under the name Tumbl-Con USA, as a convention catered to users of the blogging platform Tumblr, and was touted as the “largest gathering of Tumblr users to date”.

What year was Dashcon?

Jul 11, 2014 – Jul 13, 2014

Is Dashcon coming back?

Coming March 2021, we will be holding the second official Dashcon in Schaumburg Illinois, featuring panels such as: Love Wins: Destiel is Canon.

Who was responsible for Dashcon?


Founder: Megan Eli and Roxanne Schwieterman (Dashcon), Megg Eli and Cain Hopkins (Emoti-Con)
Founding Date:
URL: http://www.dashcon.org (website); http://dashcon.tumblr.com/ (tumblr)

Who peed in the DashCon ball pit?

The culprit appears to be YouTube user Hebe Goldstein, who also trolled attendees by encouraging them to shout, “Free Palestine!” while filming them in the pit. If that’s not enough cross-platform madness for you, the ball pit also racked up multiple Facebook pages, including I peed in the DashCon Ball Pit.

How much were tickets to DashCon?

Attending DashCon was never going to be cheap — a Saturday badge cost $45, as much as a pass for the massive San Diego Comic-Con — but the organizers estimated that this would cover the cost of starting an all-new convention.

When did Tumblr start?

Tumblr/Dates launched

How did Tumblr start?

The site launched in 2007 under David Karp, who dropped out of high school at age 15 and got Tumblr up and running when he was 20. In a 2011 interview, Karp said he had wanted to set up a blog but didn’t think the traditional, long-form formats like WordPress were the right fit.

Is Tumblr for 11 year olds?

Tumblr allows anyone 13+ years of age to create an account. Users can post on their boards, follow other bloggers, or search posts by keywords.

What is tumblrs reputation?

Tumblr has earned a sordid reputation – and for good reason. On many sites, inappropriate content is only two clicks away, and in Tumblr’s case, it can be stumbled upon innocently within a user’s feed. What is Tumblr? Tumblr was relatively popular among tweens and teens in its heyday, circa 2013.