How Marissa Mayer Will Use Tumblr

How Marissa Mayer Will Use Tumblr
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who announced on Monday that the company acquired popular social blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion, said she will use the site often to share her experiences and interests with the community, from Yahoo news to pictures of macaroon art. Mayer will blog with the user name MarissaMayr — note the dropped “e,” in line with Tumblr and Yahoo’s other product […]
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‘Dark Knight’ Star Uses Tumblr to Correct GQ

‘Dark Knight’ Star Uses Tumblr to Correct GQ
Joseph Gordon-Levitt graces the cover of the August issue of GQ, but behind his smirk is bit of anger that is percolating on the actor’s Tumblr. The Dark Knight Rises star posted Tuesday addressing a claim in the magazine’s article about how his older brother died. The actor took issue with GQ for writing that his brother Dan’s 2010 death was caused by an “alleged […]
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How Romney and Obama Stack Up on Tumblr

How Romney and Obama Stack Up on Tumblr
President Barack Obama may be the commander in GIF when it comes to his presence on Tumblr, but his competitor Mitt Romney is no slouch on the microblogging network. In October Romney was the topic of 94.5 million posts and 3 million reblogs while Obama collected 117.1K posts and 2.5 million reblogs, according to statistics from Union Metrics, Tumblr’s official analytics partner. “From a content […]
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Is This Tumblr’s New Photo-Rich Redesign?

Is This Tumblr’s New Photo-Rich Redesign?
Social blogging platform Tumblr revealed a new homepage look for some of its users on Thursday with a photo-rich design very reminiscent of its new sister site Flickr Tumblr — which typically features a basic log-in page (pictured below) — now shows a new photo every time you visit the site. Photos range from landscapes and animals to artistic drawings: The news comes a few […]
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Tumblr: The Musical

Tumblr: The Musical
Hank of the two Vlog Brothers strayed from his usual nerdy videos to team up with the musical specialists of AVByte. Together, they created and starred in Tumblr: The Musical, and sing about what makes us all love that social blogging site.    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es4t1WBJKqA] Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/07/27/tumblr-the-musical/
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Califone’s New Music Video ‘Stitches’ Tumblr Together

Califone’s New Music Video ‘Stitches’ Tumblr Together
The digital age has, of late, inspired some pretty crafty music videos: Kanye West sought to revolutionize Internet-based video with interactive, screen-grabbing visuals for his “BLKKK SKKKN HEAD,” and others have taken to gadgets and gizmos to record human history firsts. But most recently, Chicago-based band Califone has tapped social media and micro-blogging site Tumblr to interact with fans and users on a much more […]
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Where Does Tumblr’s Founder Find Inspiration?

Where Does Tumblr’s Founder Find Inspiration?
While Twitter and Facebook rule from the West Coast, microblogging site Tumblr — and its founder, David Karp — have been born and bred in New York City. And in many ways, the Big Apple shaped what the company has become. Though it had just 170,000 users in 2008, Tumblr has matured in Silicon Alley, buttressed by a New York-centric creative audience and a growing […]
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