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1 hr ago | MediaPost

Tumblr U.S. Users To Reach 17 Million This Year

Whether Yahoo's $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr last year will help turnaround the Web giant's display ad woes isn't yet clear.

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Related Topix: eMarketer

4 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Don't Tax the Internet into Oblivion

Most of us who have grown up with the Internet have watched it do amazing work. Companies that are idea-driven and whose sources of income come from "users" have even started going public with major IPOs .

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5 hrs ago | CNET News.com

The 404 Throwback Ep. 102: Where we're biting off a little more than we can actually chew

Today's rerun is that time six years ago when we had Tumblr CEO and founder David Karp on the show.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Age

Changing the world one tech girl at a time

For Nataly Ayyad, a 15-year-old from Bethlehem in the Palestinian Territories, the past month's experiences have changed view of the world and, potentially, her life.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Travel, Palestinian Territories Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Automobile Magazine

SEMA-Bound 2015 Honda Fit Creations to Get Help from Tumblr

Honda is getting some help from the internet to create a few modified cars that will be on display at the 2014 SEMA show later this year in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, Honda Odyssey

Independent Weekly

Rauschenberg Recombined: With Bruce Conner and various Nasher holdings

But this idea predates the Internet - putting one thing next to another has been considered a creative act for at least a couple of centuries.

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Related Topix: New York

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why Yahoo! Was Live Streaming Taylor Swift

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo! is tiptoeing into original Web content creation and this is just the latest tier in its plan.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, TheStreet, eMarketer

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rev2.org

Tumblr and Yahoo want to pillage your selfies

Tumblr receives about 130 million posts per day. The Yahoo-owned brand is one of the more popular social photo sharing sites on the Web and is now beginning to parse posts made by users to identify brand affiliations.

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VDARE

Leftist Caricature Jordan Sargent At GAWKER Triggered By White Woman Stopping Black Crime

Jordan Sargent is a typical Gawker contributor, divvying up his time between speculation on Justin Bieber's sex life and point-and-spluttering about white Americans maintaining civilization.

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Silicon Alley Insider

AppNexus Takes A $90 Million-Plus Investment And Is Now Valued At $1.2 Billion

AppNexus, the New York-based adtech giant, has taken a $90 million round of investment that values the company at $1.2 billion, CEO Brian O'Kelley told Business Insider.

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Related Topix: AppNexus, Business Insider

PC Magazine

Mom Develops App Kids Can 'Ignore No More'

There are a handful of things you can count on most teenagers to do: post selfies to Instagram, spend hours surfing Tumblr, and ignore their parents' phone calls.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Adweek

Rooster CCO Gavin McInnes Asked to Take Leave of Absence

Gavin McInnes , chief creative officer of Rooster in New York, has been asked to take an indefinite leave of absence following the publication of a transphobic essay.

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

MediaPost

Twix Bites Launches 'Throwback Thursday' Campaign

In May, Mars Chocolate North America launched a campaign supporting its new Twix Bites, which offered funny excuses for why it took so long for the brand to think of offering bite-sized versions of the popular candy.

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Daily Kos

The kids are alright because they #stay woke

Tumblr is a free microblogging site. According to Wikpedia, Tumblr hosts over 197.3 million blogs, more than 95 million posts are created on the site each day and "the service is most popular with the teen and college-aged user segments with half of Tumblr's visitor base being under the age of 25." This is by no means a comprehensive roundup but ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Thu Aug 14, 2014

ZDNet

Yahoo eyes small businesses with Stores e-commerce launch

Yahoo is dabbling with different ideas left and right to try to boost revenue, from mobile to digital publishing to dozens upon dozens of small acquisitions that are supposedly going to add up to something.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Small Business, Personal Finance, Internet, Science / Technology

NewsFactor

Support for Facebook in NYC Dispute

Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr say the social sites support Facebook in its clash with NYC prosecutors over search warrants for user postings and other data.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Re/code

Encouraging Girls to Embrace Tech, No Matter Where They Live

The bubbly 16-year-old Jordanian is on a free, three-week trip to the U.S. where she's making new friends, learning web design and meeting executives at some of the top tech companies in the U.S., including Google and Tumblr.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Jordan, NY, Web Design, Arts, WebMD, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Gawker

The Problem With Humans of New York

A girl from the required class for English majors at my college has lately been sharing a lot of posts from the website Humans of New York.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Books, Humans of New York, Invictus, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman

Park Record

Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called "cruel and unnecessary" messages following her father's death, a move that has prompted Twitter to explore how it handles such situations.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Park City, UT

News Observer

Atlantic Beach Pie is a dream come true

But oh, what a legend it has become. Those are the basic ingredients of chef Bill Smith's Atlantic Beach Pie, born from Smith's memory of eating at seafood restaurants on the N.C. coast when he was a kid.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Dining, Publishing, Media, New Times, Chapel Hill, NC

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