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Vox - 14 Aug 2019 WordPress could give Tumblr the thing it needs most: stability
Axios reported that Automattic purchased Tumblr, which launched in 2007, for “well below” $20 million; Axios business editor Dan Primack added in a tweet that the sale price was in fact below $3 million, and Recode's Peter Kafka tells Vox that sources say ...
The New York Times - 22 Aug 2019 What’s Next for Tumblr?
Tumblr has a new owner who wants it to remain a happy home for weirdos.
TechCrunch - 22 Aug 2019 Tumblr's next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg
After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once mighty blogging *service* back in 2013 ...
The Wall Street Journal - 17 Aug 2019 Tumblr and the End of the Eyeballs-Are-Everything Era
With a complicated design, an adult-*content* problem and only the vaguest idea how to make money, Tumblr was easy prey for trends much bigger than itself.
Vox.com - 13 Aug 2019 WordPress buying Tumblr will give it what it needs most: stability
Even though it's keeping the adult *content* ban, WordPress's bargain-basement buyout just might save Tumblr.
WIRED - 14 Aug 2019 The Internet Needs Tumblr More Than Ever
It might be the last place that's not a wretched hive of scum and villainy.
Forbes - 21 Aug 2019 Will Automattic Warm Tumblr's 'Cool'?
Recently, Automattic revealed it has signed all the paperwork needed to acquire this once-dominant blogging platform, and now intends to place it back where it ...
USA TODAY - 12 Aug 2019 Verizon sells off early social media darling Tumblr
Verizon acquired Tumblr through its purchase of Yahoo, which bought the social media platform for $1.1 billion in 2013.
WBUR - 20 Aug 2019 What The Decline Of Tumblr Says About The Internet Today
Tumblr sold to the parent company of former rival Wordpress last week for as little as $3 million.
BuzzFeed - 22 Aug 2019 Taylor Swift Announced She’ll Rerecord Her Old Music After The Scooter Braun Drama, And Then She Liked A Series Of Tumblr Posts About It
Yesterday, Taylor Swift revealed that she's intending to rerecord her old music after her former record label, Big Machine Records (and, as a result, the master ...
Business Times - 23 Aug 2019 Tumblr Offers Better Functionality Under Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg
Tumblr confirms that it will offer new functionalities through its tie-up with Automattic. Tumblr is facing exciting times ahead, under the helm of Automattic Inc.
BuzzFeed News - 13 Aug 2019 7 Condos You Could Buy In New York For The Same Price As Tumblr
Tumblr — one of the OG blogging sites — just sold. Its owner, Verizon, agreed to let it go to Automattic, which runs WordPress.com, for a price reported to be less ...
BuzzFeed - 18 Aug 2019 18 Times Tumblr Was Funny As Hell About "Harry Potter"
"Harry Potter was a trust fund jock who became a cop and married his high school sweetheart."
CNBC - 13 Aug 2019 Verizon reportedly selling Tumblr to Wordpress owner for nominal amount
CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss Verizon's sale of Tumblr to Wordpress parent company Automattic.
Boing Boing - 14 Aug 2019 Yahoo exec wanted Tumblr to become "the next generation PDF"
In this excellent Mashable article about Yahoo's disastrous $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr and its subsequent mishandling is this bit: Top Yahoo executives ...
Media Update - 20 Aug 2019 How to use Tumblr: a beginner's guide to 'Tumblarity'
Wondering how to use Tumblr and, at the same time, promote your business? While it might look intimidating (and even a little bit confusing) it`s actually super ...
Tubefilter - 16 Aug 2019 Insights: ViacomCBS, Tumblr, And Houseparty – The Companies We Keep, And Those We Can’t
The week was filled with news of deals made(ViacomeCBS, Tumblr) and killed (Houseparty), all of which suggest where tech and entertainment are headed ...
BuzzFeed News - 09 Aug 2019 This Tumblr Post About Extremism From Four Years Ago Goes Viral After Every Shooting. Its Creator Finally Explained It.
There's an old blog post that circulates online every time another white man radicalized via the internet carries out a terrorist attack. The Venn diagram created ...
GZERO Media - 16 Aug 2019 Can WordPress and Tumblr compete with Facebook?
Can WordPress and Tumblr compete with Facebook?No! I'm glad that WordPress purchased Tumblr which was for sale in a fire sale but they're not going be ...
CBS New York - 14 Aug 2019 Verizon Selling Tumblr To Owner Of WordPress At Discount Price
Verizon is parting ways with Tumblr, the social media site it acquired through its 2017 purchase of Yahoo which bought the site back in 2013 for more than a $1 ...