“We are the complete marketing suite for visual interest-based social networks,” Piqora CEO Sharad Verma told me yesterday. “We’re the only company that provides a unified dashboard for Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr.”
Guest Post Simply put, if you want to really engage consumers, you’ve got to run a content-driven campaign and you’ve got to get that content to a large audience precisely when and where they want them the most.
Editor’s Pick Every startup wants to absolutely “crush it” Gary Vaynerchuk-style right out of the gate. Sometimes, that’s a really, really bad idea.
Social media management utility HootSuite added the most popular online survey tool, SurveyMonkey, to its app directory today, along with real-time visual traffic analysis tool Chartbeat.
And, almost as an aside, the company stated that it has now passed seven million users.
Yahoo’s huge $1.1 billion deal to buy popular blogging service Tumblr has now closed.
Tumblr is finally bringing sponsored posts to the web Dashboard. Users are, in a word, unenthused.
Editor’s Pick Some Tumblr fans want to know how Yahoo plans to avoid the fate of Flickr, Geocities, and other failed acquisitions. So we asked Marissa Mayer.
Yahoo acquired Flickr back in 2005, but the photo-sharing service suffered under persistent mismanagement. Now it looks like Yahoo is finally giving Flickr the attention it deserved back in the day.
While rumors have been swirling for days, Yahoo finally confirmed this morning that it has acquired popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer held a press conference today to flesh out more details about its $1.1 billion acquisition of blog platform Tumblr, which was confirmed yesterday after days of rumors.
While it may be too early to tell how Tumblr users will ultimately respond to Yahoo’s $1.1 billion acquisition, we’re seeing signs that are jumping to other blogging services.
Yahoo’s board has reportedly approved a $1.1 billion, all-cash offer to acquire Tumblr, a rapidly-growing and very popular microblogging server.
Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
Yahoo is holding a New York event this Monday for a mystery announcement.
If you can’t be cool, why not buy someone who is? That’s what Yahoo is looking to do with a potential investment in hot blogging service Tumblr, according to Adweek and All Things D.
Tumblr has been on a mobile app updating roll! The company has released an update to its iOS app, days after launching its first Windows Phone 8 app.
Tumblr released the app this morning, bringing the “post anything” blogging website to a whole new host of phones.
Tumblr’s new mobile ad platform may finally help the company turn a profit. And it’s about time.
For the first time, Tumblr’s CEO chats about the company’s failed journalistic foray.
Tumblr has completely redesigned the new app, and the best part is the post-anything screen that reinforces Tumblr’s reputation as the simplest place to post just about anything.
Editor’s Pick Automattic, the company behind Wordpress.com and its 3.6 billion monthly pageviews, is testing a new native advertising monetization option with its massive blogging community: promoted posts.
With 74 million daily posts, Tumblr is a big haystack to get lost in. Which is why the company is planning to monetize its mobile product the new old-fashioned way: pay-per-view. You pay, that is, and others view.
A security breach at cloud-based customer support vendor Zendesk has exposed personal information including email addresses of Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr clients, the company said today in a blog post.
Spark Capital plans to close its oversubscribed $425 million fourth fund in two weeks.
Guest Post As a NYC based investor, it’s been pretty incredible to watch New York’s startup scene grow into a dynamic tech playground over the past few years.
Editor’s Pick “When I first saw a thinspiration blog, all I wanted to do was get it shut down. Then I saw how much my friends were getting from it. This wasn’t my battle; it was theirs.”
Popular blogging service Tumblr has finally updated its native iOS app to support the iPad and iPad mini — a long waited moment for the millions of Tumblr fans around the world.
After intermittently reporting troubles on its Twitter account for the past few hours, Tumblr said two hours ago that the company has taken the site down entirely to fix a network issue.
A group of hackers is claiming responsibility for a bug that’s infecting almost 9,000 Tumblr user accounts, according to he group’s official Twitter account.
Tumblr has joined the elite ranks of Google, Facebook, and Twitter to become one of the 10 most popular services in the U.S.
New York-based blogging powerhouse Tumblr is using its influence for good and partnering with Brandon Stanton, the storytelling sensation behind Humans of New York (HoNY), to not only raise money for the victims of Superstorm Sandy but to also document the stories behind the storm.
Popular blogging service Tumblr has updated its iPhone app to offer a redesigned dashboard, faster posting, and more detailed notifications.
After having its data center taken out by Hurricane Sandy, Gawker’s network of sites decided to invade Tumblr to continue posting its engaging, irreverent content.
To post a quote, video, link, chat, text, photo, or audio? That’s not the question on Photoset, an all-new single purpose iOS application from mini blog company Tumblr.
Avant garde brands using Tumblr can turn to Union Metrics to dive into the activity data of the startup’s eclectic audience.
ComScore released its July 2012 Top 50 web properties in the U.S. report yesterday, and it has a few surprises.
Twitter doesn’t like to share its friends. For the second time in two months, the information network inexplicably cut off a competitor from allowing its users to find and add their Twitter friends.
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