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Yahoo Is About To Give Away Inactive Email Addresses Yahoo Is About To Give Away Inactive Email Addresses
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Yahoo announced today that it is freeing up Yahoo IDs (and email addresses) that have been inactive for at least a year, and resetting them. What this means is that they are creating a new land rush for Yahoo email …

Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ
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Tim Cook isn’t the only tech CEO whose time is worth thousands of dollars. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is also auctioning off her time, a lunch date at Yahoo HQ, on the charity auction site CharityBuzz. “Find out what it’s …

A Lot Of People Seem To Have A Problem With The New Yahoo Mail A Lot Of People Seem To Have A Problem With The New Yahoo Mail
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Yahoo Mail Classic is now dead. Yahoo Mail users, as of Monday, no longer have the option of using the old version, and must instead use the new version, which Yahoo reminds them, serves ads based on the content of …

Yahoo Said To Be Possibly Acquiring Xobni Yahoo Said To Be Possibly Acquiring Xobni
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Yahoo could be getting ready to buy address book app company Xobni, according to a report. Xobni makes the Smartr Contacts app. Liz Gannes at All Things D reports that the two companies have been in talks for quite some …

Check Out This Interactive Dashboard Looking At Yahoo’s Acquisitions Check Out This Interactive Dashboard Looking At Yahoo’s Acquisitions

Useready recently put together this interactive dashboard looking at Yahoo’s various acquisitions over the years. It’s pretty interesting considering the company’s current acquisition spree. Note: Due to our publication’s format, some side scrolling is needed. Or you can just check …

Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Page Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Page

Yahoo announced today that it is rolling out a new design for its search results pages in the U.S. This includes a somewhat Google-like navigation bar. Here’s the before: And the after: “When it comes to search, nothing should stand …

Tumblr’s Creative Director and First Designer Is Leaving the Company Tumblr’s Creative Director and First Designer Is Leaving the Company
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Jacob Bijani, Tumblr’s creative director and their first designer, is leaving the company after 5 years. He announced his departure in a blog post where he says that he’s sure the future of Tumblr will be “incredible.” Here’s his short …

Tumblr Launches More Ads (Desktop Dashboard) Tumblr Launches More Ads (Desktop Dashboard)
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Tumblr announced today that it will start to bring sponsored posts to users’ dashboards on the web. “Just like in our mobile apps, these posts will simply blend in with the posts from the blogs you follow,” the company says …

Here’s What Tumblr Would Look Like If It Were a Person

Here’s what Yahoo just bought…as a real life person. Yes, Tumblr as a real person is just as annoying as you would expect. To be fair, this representation of Tumblr is really a representation of the more-annoying parts of Tumblr. …

The Yahoo Acquisition Train Keeps Rolling With PlayerScale The Yahoo Acquisition Train Keeps Rolling With PlayerScale

While we don’t expect it to attract as much attention as the Tumblr acquisition, Yahoo announced that it has acquired gaming platform PlayerScale. That’s not to say it isn’t a big one. “The team has built an incredible gaming platform …

Can Yahoo Keep Its Promise Of Not ‘Screwing Up’ Tumblr? Can Yahoo Keep Its Promise Of Not ‘Screwing Up’ Tumblr?
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On Monday, Yahoo announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the massively popular social blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Like most major Internet acquisitions, the move has proven controversial. Is this acquisition going to be good or …

Tumblr Porn Is Here to Stay, Yahoo Won’t Restrict Content Tumblr Porn Is Here to Stay, Yahoo Won’t Restrict Content
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According to one recent analysis, over 11% of Tumblr’s top 200,000 domains are full of “adult” content. Yes, a big part of Tumblr is the porn – it’s not the biggest part by any means, but it’s significant. And ever …

Flickr Now Offers a Terabyte of Storage, New Photo-Rich Interface Flickr Now Offers a Terabyte of Storage, New Photo-Rich Interface

Just one day after Yahoo announced that former Googler Marissa Mayer would be taking the reigns as the new CEO, the internet rose up with its first request: Please make Flickr awesome again. Ever since Yahoo acquired the photo-sharing service …

Tumblr is Getting New Ads Even Sooner Than You Thought Tumblr is Getting New Ads Even Sooner Than You Thought

You no doubt know by now that Yahoo announced that it has agreed to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Right from the start, CEO Marissa Mayer has said that the company will be looking into putting more ads into the …

Tumblr Is Full of Porn, Just as We Suspected Tumblr Is Full of Porn, Just as We Suspected
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Before Yahoo announced their plans to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion, some analysts wondered if and to what end the fact that Tumblr is full of porn would affect that decision. Apparently, not too much, as Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer …

168,000+ Angry Tumblr Users Sign Petition to Thwart Yahoo Deal 168,000+ Angry Tumblr Users Sign Petition to Thwart Yahoo Deal

This petition has absolutely no chance of changing Marissa Mayer and David Karp’s minds, but it does show that there is a significant chunk of Tumblr users who are less-than-thrilled with the popular blogging platform’s impending move to Yahoo. As …

WordPress Just Got A Spike In Imports From Tumblr WordPress Just Got A Spike In Imports From Tumblr

WordPress might have quite a bit to gain by Yahoo’s purchasing of Tumblr for $1.1 billion. As noted, a bunch of Tumblr users are already freaking out about Yahoo buying the massively popular blogging platform (and the promise of new …

Tumblr Porn Not Likely to Be a Problem for Mayer, Yahoo Tumblr Porn Not Likely to Be a Problem for Mayer, Yahoo
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The news the Yahoo is acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion has brought along its fair share of grumbling from the Tumblr community. Though Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer promised “not to screw it up,” Tumblr users are worried that Yahoo will …

Yahoo Is Going To Put Ads Into Your Tumblr Feed Yahoo Is Going To Put Ads Into Your Tumblr Feed
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As you probably know by now, Yahoo is acquiring Tumblr. Why would they buy it if they weren’t going to monetize it? Tumblr users can expect some ads to be hitting their streams. “In terms of working together, Tumblr can …

Tumblr CEO David Karp on Joining Yahoo: ‘F*ck Yeah’ Tumblr CEO David Karp on Joining Yahoo: ‘F*ck Yeah’
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After a few days of speculation, Yahoo and Tumblr made their deal official this morning. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced that her company would acquire popular blogging platform in a $1.1 billion, all cash deal. “We promise not to screw …

Yahoo Acquires Tumblr for $1.1 Billion, Promises ‘Not to Screw It Up’ Yahoo Acquires Tumblr for $1.1 Billion, Promises ‘Not to Screw It Up’
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It’s official. After rumors swirled last week, Yahoo and Tumblr have announced an agreement that will see Yahoo acquire the popular blogging platform for approximately $1.1 billion (all cash). For comparison, that’s just a little more than Facebook wound up …