All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Tumblr’

Google Bans Porn on Blogger, Effective March 23

If you like to post sexually explicit content on your Blogger blog, you might want to think about making the switch to Tumblr. Google has announced that it is banning “images and video that are sexually explicit or show graphic nudity” on its Blogger platform, effective March 23. According to Google, if you operate a blog with sexually explicit content, …

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Is Social Media Very Good For Ecommerce Conversions?

Social media might not be all that great for ecommerce. At least not yet. Sure, it’s wonderful for branding and general marketing, but as far as getting actual conversions, the channel is severely lacking, according to some sources. Do you see significant conversions from social media referrals? How does it stack up to other channels like search and email? Let …

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Tumblr Gets A Buy Button, Partners With Etsy, Artsy, Kickstarter, DoSomething

Tumblr is the latest social media platform to add a buy button enabling users to purchase items from posts. As you may know, such a feature is currently being tested by both Facebook and Twitter. Tumblr has partnered with Etsy, Artsy, Kickstarter, or DoSomething for the feature, which isn’t limited to the word “buy,” but also includes “pledge,” and reportedly …

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Here’s What 2014 Looked Like On Tumblr

Earlier, we looked at Yahoo’s year in review for 2014. The company is also sharing some review lists for Tumblr. “For the second year in a row, Tumblr presents its own Year In Review with more than 100 categories of top blogs and posts from 2014,” the company said. “The compendium of content comes as a result of analyzing millions …

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Brands Get Way To See When They Appear On Tumblr

Ditto Labs announced on Tuesday that it has formed a firehose partnership with Tumblr, which will enable brands to find their logos and products within images shared on Tumblr. Considering that there are over 120 million posts to Tumblr on a daily basis, this could provide a good opportunity for companies to get a better feel for what their Tumblr …

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Tumblr Makes Search Better On Android

Tumblr announced a “little update” to its Android app. It will now let you filter searches by post type. As the company said in its thought-provoking announcement, “Comes in handy sometimes. Cool?” As a matter of fact, yes, this should come in quite handy. Tumblr has never been known for its user-friendly search tools, but it has gotten better since …

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Star Trek: William Shatner Is Cooler Than You

William Shatner has the life. He’s had one of those roles that was not only famous for the usual pop culture reasons, but it endeared him to a generation or two as an icon. Shatner’s voice is not just associated with Star Trek, it’s associated with space travel in general. As such, he was recently honored by NASA with a …

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Tumblr Sponsored Posts To Be Shown Across Yahoo Properties

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 average monthly visitors. The Sponsored Posts are now integrated and available through Yahoo Gemini, the marketplace the company launched in …

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Troutdale Shooting: One Student, Shooter Dead

A gunman shot and killed a student at an Oregon high school Tuesday and was later found dead in a bathroom stall. Authorities have identified the victim as 14-year-old high school freshman Emilio Hoffman. This is the third violent outbreak in a high school or college campus in less than three weeks and brings the total number of school shootings …

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Obama Heads to Tumblr for Q&A, Tumblr Asked to be Thoughtful and Grammatically Sound

The White House has held numerous Q&A sessions on Twitter and Facebook, and President Obama himself has even sat down for a reddit AMA, but on June 10th, for the first time ever, Obama will be answering user questions on Tumblr. Users are being asked to submit questions, the best most sterile of which will be passed on to Tumblr …

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What Brands Are Doing Wrong With Visual Social Media

In case you haven’t noticed, consumers on the Internet are doing a lot of their online communication through visuals these days. People are sharing roughly 1.8 billion photos every day just on Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, and WhatsApp. But image sharing reaches far beyond personal photographs and these particular services, and brands are waking up to this fact. Are you taking …

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Kylie Jenner Gives Illegal Tattoo, Posts Racy Photos

Kylie Jenner, daughter of athlete Bruce Jenner and a star of the reality television show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, sure seems starved for attention lately. Recently the 16-year old was seen, via video, at a Hollywood recording studio where she used a tattoo pen to leave her initials on the right hand of Miles Richie, younger brother of Nicole …

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