9 hrs ago
Tumblr May Reject Yahoo's $1.1B Acquisition Offer For Being "Too Low"
Josh Constine is a technology journalist who specializes in deep analysis of social products.
16 hrs ago
Blowin' In The Wind
Wishing Tumblr better luck than GeoCities
Remember GeoCities, an online community like Tumblr? Founded in 1994, GeoCities was the third most visited site on the World Wide Web by 1999 when it was bought by Yahoo for $3.57 billion in stock, according to Wikipedia.
Fri May 17, 2013
Tumblr: Still Full of Porn, Self-Mutilation, and Eating Disorders
Two years ago, Tumblr's overabundance of porn was well-documented . Today, nothing has changed: it's still a JPEG sex bonanza.
Deal or no deal, Tumblr CEO David Karp will show his entrepreneurial colors
Rumors are spreading fast that Yahoo is in serious talks to acquire the New York-based social blogging site for as much as $1 billion.
All Things Digital
How to Sell a Yahoo-Tumblr Deal: Point to Facebook-Instagram
It's easy to argue against a Yahoo-Tumblr deal . Internet history is full of misguided M&A, and Yahoo has its own , very expensive chapter .
Ad Operations Online
140 Proof Hires Sales Ace as New Director of Business Development
The leading social advertising service, 140 Proof is proud to announce that Kim Stiefel has joined the company as Director of Business Development.
Al Gore and Bono invest in Biz Stone's mystery startup
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has picked up some interesting celebrity investors for his mysterious mobile startup Jelly.
Thu May 16, 2013
Glass gets new applications, developer kit
Glass is getting some love at Google I/O as well. New applications have been released - Facebook, Twitter, Evernote , Elle, Tumblr, and CNN .
Yahoo in Talks to Acquire Tumblr
Yahoo is in serious talks with Tumblr to acquire the social blogging site , according to multiple sources familiar with the talks.
Google: Check out our new Glassware like Tumblr
Google on Thursday unveiled several new apps -- or "Glassware," as it calls them -- for its wearable computing device.
Luxury Link Social Experience Debuts with Unforgettable Weekend at...
From May 3-6, ten passionate travelers from across the U.S. converged upon this unique wellness resort for a tailored itinerary of fine dining, spa treatments and activities ranging from an equine encounter with beautiful quarter horses to a spirited chili cook-off. Since travel is inherently a social activity, and with Austin an epicenter of ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Criminal Report Daily
Could There Be a 21st Century Gatsby?
May 15, 2012 -- Happy birthday, Mark Zuckberg. The Facebook founder and chief executive officer turned 28-years-old Monday.
Silicon Alley Insider
The State of Social Media Advertising, And Where It's Headed
The Web produced the initial fissure, but mobile created new cracks in the landscape.
1939 Jay-Z Look-Alike Photograph Goes Viral
The black and white snapshot of a man in Harlem, New York, surfaced online via the Schomburg Center's Tumblr page over the weekend , prompting fans from all over the world to point out the mystery man's similarities to the hip-hop star.
Tue May 14, 2013
From Tumblr to Fashion Week, #been #trill Have Their Hands In All That's Cool and Buzzy
For anyone with even a remote interest in music, fashion or the Internet, it might be hard to suppress feelings of intense jealousy when talking about #Been #Trill. Lately, the DJ-crew-turned-art-collective have had their hands in everything from buzzed-about New York Fashion Week parties and a meme-generating Tumblr page to DJ mixes and ... (more)
BookLikes Announces Launch
BookLikes announces its public launch after eight months of beta tests. The service, a blog platform for book lovers with a strong social component, lets users create a personal webpage with a blog, virtual bookshelf and reading timeline.
Mon May 13, 2013
Hip-Hop Rumors: The Jay-Z Picture Everybody Is Talking About
They say everybody has a twin. Well, Jay-Z has had a few in his day. But it looks like this one is particularly special, because its old NYC.
All Things Digital
SoundCloud Starts Pushing its Own Native Ads Out of a New York Outpost
There is an increasingly long list of digital outlets pushing their own version of "native advertising" - ads that want to convince people that they're just like "real" content.
Sat May 11, 2013
Comedy Central Premieres Pete Holmes: Nice Try, the Devil Tonight
Comedy Central favorite Pete Holmes makes it weird in the world premiere of PETE HOLMES: NICE TRY, THE DEVIL debuting tonight, May 12 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. A popular nightclub comedian in this dimension and a youth pastor in most others, Holmes brings his signature silliness as he contemplates "Juan winning one," the loneliness of making his bed, ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Social media for parents: Tumblr and Snapchat
Tumblr and Snapchat are two very popular social media networks that are growing in size.