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

Yahoo To Host ‘Product-Related’ Event in NYC Next Monday [REPORT] Yahoo To Host ‘Product-Related’ Event in NYC Next Monday [REPORT]
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According to CNBC, Yahoo is set to host an event in New York City on Monday, and it’s important enough that CEO Marissa Mayer will be speaking at it. According to the report, the event will be “product-related.” Of course, …

Yahoo Gets Mexican Yellow Pages Ruling Overturned Yahoo Gets Mexican Yellow Pages Ruling Overturned

The Superior Court of Justice for the Federal District in Mexico agreed to overturn awards against Yahoo and Yahoo Mexico after Yahoo appealed a previous ruling that had ordered it to pay $2.75 billion in a suit brought by Worldwide …

Yahoo Could Buy or Invest in Tumblr, Talks Have Been ‘Serious’ [REPORT] Yahoo Could Buy or Invest in Tumblr, Talks Have Been ‘Serious’ [REPORT]
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According to a report from Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher at All Things D, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has her sights on wildly popular blogging platform Tumblr. Quoting “sources close to the situation,” Yahoo may be looking to invest in, …

Yahoo/Twitter Partnership Brings Tweets to the Yahoo Newsfeed Yahoo/Twitter Partnership Brings Tweets to the Yahoo Newsfeed
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Attention Yahoo users: you’re about to see a big change to the homepage newsfeed – tweets. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced the new partnership today in a post on the Yahoo blog. “Tweets have become an important information source for …

Prince Harry Gets Searchers Excited With U.S. Visit Prince Harry Gets Searchers Excited With U.S. Visit

As you’ve probably heard, Prince Harry is in the U.S., touring the nation, seeing the sites, and taking in some sporting events. Yahoo users in the country are apparently quite thirsty for info about the celebrity prince’s trip. Follow @YahooSearchData …

HTC One Draws Interest From Men In San Francisco, LA And Houston HTC One Draws Interest From Men In San Francisco, LA And Houston

The HTC One has become the smartphone of the hour, with pretty much overwhelmingly positive reviews. Naturally, its drawing a lot of interest from consumers, but according to search data from Yahoo, it’s drawing interest specifically from men in select …

Yahoo Acquires Milewise, GoPollGo For Mobile Team Yahoo Acquires Milewise, GoPollGo For Mobile Team

Yahoo announced that the teams from both Milewise and GoPollGo have joined Yahoo. In an email, a spokesperson said, “Today Milewise and GoPollGo joined the Yahoo! mobile team. GoPollGo created a cool social polling app. The team has joined our …

Yahoo Has Some New Search Products Coming Our Way Yahoo Has Some New Search Products Coming Our Way
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As it has indicated numerous times in the past, Yahoo still takes search seriously, even if it’s outsourcing its system to Microsoft these days (we’ll see how long that lasts). But in recent months, since former Googler Marissa Mayer took …