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.
It took Tumblr long enough. Today the blogging company finally released an updated iPhone app that isn’t a complete pain to use.
Tumblr 3.0 for the iPhone sports a completely redesigned interface, some nifty new features, and it’s also much …
Despite Tumblr’s massive popularity, the blogging company hasn’t really paid much attention to its mobile apps. But that may change next week when Tumblr unveils an entirely new iOS app.
Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp announced the new app …
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!
I’ve been using WordPress blogging software since before it was WordPress. …
Tumblr CEO David Karp announced today at that the Michael Arrington-led CrunchFund has joined as an investor in his popular blogging company.
Karp was speaking with CrunchFund partner MG Siegler on stage at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York. …