“I want Exposure to be a place people can get lost in story after story and where authors can create these stories so easily that it inspires them to shoot more frequently and thoughtfully,” said creator Luke Beard.
With this launch, WordPress shows once again that it’s a full-fledged platform, making companies like Storify look like single-feature apps by comparison.
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.
Yahoo’s huge $1.1 billion deal to buy popular blogging service Tumblr has now closed.
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.
Automattic, the company behind 63 million Wordpress blogs, and Janrain announced a partnership this morning that will bring social login, profile storage, and user analytics to its premium blogging clients.
Blogger Andrew Sullivan has changed the pricing model for his popular blog The Dish, now offering access for $2 a month rather than only a $20-a-year option.
WordPress is giving K-12 teachers and students a helping hand with Classrooms, its new focus on education.
From Twitter’s perspective, I guess, once the aqui-hire is complete and you have the hires, why keep the acqui?
An insightful conversation on where AOL has been, and where it’s headed with GDGT’s help.
When Andrew Sullivan announced yesterday that he would be leaving The Daily Beast, he didn’t know if people would pay an annual subscription to read his new independent blog. Now he knows the answer is a resounding yes, with $333,333 raised in the past 24 hours.
If you don’t like the way social networks try to own your data, but you’re not willing to sign off completely, there is a third way. Here’s how to regain control of your own stuff without giving up Twitter and Facebook.
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.
The vast majority of bloggers tend to write in the dark, toiling away in relative obscurity while a few grab the spotlight. That’s true for the almost four million “mommy bloggers” in the U.S. as well.
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.
Stampsy makes tools that let you publish, share, and design every aspect of your message to the world using an iPad.
Popular blogging platform Wordpress just released a new plugin to make live-blogging super simple for everyone. Unfortunately, the plugin also makes it unbelievably easy to completely and utterly destroy your entire liveblog without even knowing it.
Medium is a blogging platform of sorts. It comes from Obvious Corp., the app shop where Twitter founders Biz Stone and Ev Williams are busy rolling out products for the social, web-connected masses.
Blog monetization start-up Skyscrpr is launching a new service for small and medium-sized blogs to sell, manage, and place their own ad inventory … all in about 5 minutes.
Facebook announced an official WordPress plugin today for cross-posting content, enabling tighter, cleaner, and simpler integration between millions of WordPress blogs and Facebook. All I can say is: finally!
Posterous, a blogging platform that embodies Tumblr’s simplicity, if not its stylishness, announced today it has been acquired by microblogging giant Twitter.
WordPress released version 3.3 today, which is meant to both streamline the editing process for seasoned WordPress users, as well as help introduce new bloggers to the product.
Popular content management system (CMS) company WordPress is launching a new word-based advertising service that will compete directly with Google’s AdSense, the company announced today.
Marshall Kirkpatrick, a formidable voice and fascinating mind in the tech blogosphere, is turning his attention from writing about startups to running his own.
Popular blogging service Tumblr has raised a fresh $85 million round of funding. Hopefully, the company will use this infusion to find more ways to make money.
Popular blogging startup Tumblr is close to raising between $75 and $100 million, with an incredible $800 million valuation, says the Wall Street Journal.
Online publishing software company WordPress released some incredible growth statistics Friday, including that WordPress is running on top of 14.7 percent of the world’s top one million websites. Almost equally astounding is that 22 of 100 new active domains are running on WordPress.
Twitter today confirmed that it is raising a large funding round from Russia’s DST, the investment company that has backed Facebook, Groupon and Zynga.
Twitter is raising $400 million in its seventh round of funding, according to documents uncovered by venture capital information service VCExperts.
Micro-blogging service Twitter is in the process of raising $400 million in funding that would value the company at $8 billion, according to a report by the New York Times.
It looks like it’s easy enough to forget about 24 hours of downtime.
Executives from Automattic, the company behind blogging service WordPress, recently took the stage at the Le Web conference in Paris, where they shared some details about how the company is doing, as recounted in TechCrunch. The big takeaway: Automattic has signed up a long list of publishers who reach a huge audience, but it hasn’t succeeded in turning that into equally an impressive source of revenue.
Tumblr, the fast-growing, well-funded startup which offers a simple blogging service, stumbled rather badly this weekend. Its site went down for what appears to be almost 24 hours and took its users’ blogs down with it.
Founder Nick Denton has been talking about Gawker Media’s move away from the standard blog format for a while now. Today he published a long post explaining the thinking behind the changes. You might even call the post a manifesto, if it wasn’t so clinical.
A deeper dive into Technorati‘s annual State of the Blogosphere 2010 report shows that social media such as Facebook and Twitter have become indispensable to bloggers.
Technorati‘s annual State of the Blogosphere report captures the shifting demographics of blogging. This year’s report shows that bloggers are becoming more mainstream, are using more tools for social media and closer engagement with their readers, and are expanding to new platforms such as mobile phones.