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Pinterest Launches ‘Pin It’ For Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress & Wix

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 Pinners use to save things they find around the web, an easy-to-add tool that gets your business on Pinterest.” “These …

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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 5s, people are really intrigued with Touch ID. It’s a major feature that has excited people. And I think that …

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Katie Couric Launches Tumblr To Interact 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 News”. She made her debut in January with a Robert Gates interview just ahead of the publication of his …

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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 exactly encrypting all data, but at least it’s a start for the massively popular blogging service. The Tumblr staff blog …

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Yahoo Advertising Gets Revamp With Tumblr Ads, New Audience Ads, Ad Manager & Ad Exchange

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 new platform, Tumblr sponsored posts are powered by Yahoo advertising. We knew Tumblr would be getting more ads when Yahoo …

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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 can now view search results in either format. If you prefer the image search style, stick with grid view, or …

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Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches, Tumblr Blogs Of 2013

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 the list. The top searches on Yahoo were: 1. miley cyrus 2. kim kardashian 3. kate upton 4. minecraft 5. …

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Tumblr Continues To Get More Ads

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 fifth ad unit – their second on mobile. Todd Wasserman at Mashable reports: This month, Tumblr is introducing its second …

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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 taking a selfie, with Beyonce popping up behind her with a microphone and a grin on her gorgeous face. The …

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Selfies at Funerals: The Latest Teen Craze

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 gather to mourn the loss of a loved one has now become the popular place for teens to take silly …

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Tumblr Search Gets Smarter, NSFW Content Easier to Manage

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, the results page shows posts that mention said term, not just the ones tagged with those terms. For instance, a …

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Tumblr Gets More Ad-Friendly With DataSift Deal

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, YouTube, Bitly, NewsCred, Instagram, Amazon, Flickr, reddit, Wikipedia, Dailymotion, Topix, IMDb, 2Channel and other assorted videos, blogs and message boards. …

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