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Tumblr Sponsored Posts To Be Shown Across Yahoo Properties

Tumblr Sponsored Posts To Be Shown Across Yahoo Properties

By Chris Crum June 17, 2014

Here we are just about a year since Yahoo officially acquired Tumblr. Yahoo announced today that content from Tumblr Sponsored Posts will now be promoted across Yahoo in addition to Tumblr, giving them the potential to reach over 800 million …

Pinterest Launches More 'Pin It' Integrations Pinterest Launches More 'Pin It' Integrations

Pinterest announced that launch of the “Pin It” button for Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress.org, and Wix. “We talk about the Pin It button a lot around here, and that’s because it’s a pretty big deal,” says Pinterest’s Bill Rastello. “It’s what …

iPhone 5c Target of New Apple Marketing Campaign iPhone 5c Target of New Apple Marketing Campaign

Earlier this year, CEO of Apple Tim Cook revealed that the iPhone 5c did not sell as well as Apple had expected it to, placing the blame upon the immediate market-recognition and appeal of the iPhone 5s: “I think the …

Couric Starts Tumblr To Connect With Yahoo Audience Couric Starts Tumblr To Connect With Yahoo Audience

Katie Couric has a new Tumblr blog as the Yahoo’s Global Anchor, and will interview Michael Bloomberg on Friday. Couric was announced for the role at Yahoo back in November, when CEO Marissa Mayer referred to as “the face of …

Yahoo Adds SSL Encryption To Tumblr Yahoo Adds SSL Encryption To Tumblr

Tumblr announced that users can now enable SSL security. This comes after Yahoo announced late last year that it would encrypt all info that moves between its data centers by the end of the first quarter. Enabling the option isn’t …

Yahoo Advertising Gets Big Revamp Yahoo Advertising Gets Big Revamp

In addition to announcing the acquisition of Aviate, the launch of Yahoo News Digest, Yahoo Tech and Yahoo Food, and a new Smart TV platform, Yahoo announced a complete revamp of Yahoo Advertising at CES in Las Vegas. Under the …

Tumblr Makes Search More Dashboard-Like Tumblr Makes Search More Dashboard-Like

Tumblr announced an update to its search feature today, which lets users view search results in a similar fashion to the all familiar dashboard. That is opposed to the more traditional image search-style that Tumblr has been employing. Actually, you …

Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches Of 2013 Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches Of 2013
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It’s that time of year. Yahoo has released its 2013 Year in Review, and revealed its top searches of the year. They went all out this year with a video featuring Ron Burgundy, Champ Kind and Brian Fantana to introduce …

Tumblr Reportedly Launching New Ad Unit Tumblr Reportedly Launching New Ad Unit

Yahoo didn’t waste any time getting more ads on Tumblr once the acquisition was announced. In May, the company started showing sponsored posts to users on their dashboards on the desktop. Now, in December, they’re getting ready to launch their …

Beyonce Didn’t Photobomb, Teen Says Beyonce Didn’t Photobomb, Teen Says

Beyonce was the subject of multiple headlines this week after a photo of her and a fan at a concert went viral. Now, the fan says the picture wasn’t what everyone thinks it was. The photo shows a teen apparently …

Selfies at Funerals: The Latest Teen Craze Selfies at Funerals: The Latest Teen Craze
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For anyone hoping that the selfie phase would end sometime soon–don’t count on it. There’s a new selfie trend now, which involves taking photos of oneself making awkward or otherwise ridiculous faces at funerals. Yep, funerals. A place where people …

Tumblr Search Gets a Significant Update Tumblr Search Gets a Significant Update
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Tumblr has just announced a big improvement to their search function, one that they say will help users better explore the 65 billion posts now currently housed on the site (65 billion posts, yeah). Now, when you search a term, …

Tumblr Gets More Ad-Friendly With DataSift Deal Tumblr Gets More Ad-Friendly With DataSift Deal
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Yahoo-owned Tumblr has a new deal in place with social analytics provider DataSift. The deal (the terms of which are unknown) sees DataSift get access to the Tumblr firehose, to offer users Tumblr data alongside that from Google, Twitter, Facebook, …

Government To Publish Aggregate Surveillance Numbers Government To Publish Aggregate Surveillance Numbers
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Earlier this month, President Obama outlined four ways that he would like to reform the NSA and FISA court. A big part of those reforms was increased transparency, and it looks we’ll finally be getting a little more transparency. On …

When Taking Selfies Becomes Entirely Obscene When Taking Selfies Becomes Entirely Obscene

I think we’re all guilty of taking a selfie here or there. But would you be the person to take a selfie at a funeral? Or maybe even a male restroom with other guys standing at urinals? These are extreme …

Yahoo Tops Google As #1 Web Property In U.S. Yahoo Tops Google As #1 Web Property In U.S.
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I bet you didn’t see this coming after years of Google domination. Yahoo is back as the top web property (in the U.S.). This comes from comScore Media Metrix, which releases monthly lists of the top 50 U.S. web properties. …

Tumblr 'Joke' Nabs Jailed Man 5-Yr Social Media Ban Tumblr 'Joke' Nabs Jailed Man 5-Yr Social Media Ban
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A Georgia man has been sentenced to time served, probation, and given an all-out 5-year social media ban after pleading guilty to making terroristic threats via his Tumblr blog. 20-year-old Caleb Jamaal Clemmons has spent the past 6 months in …