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Frank Ocean Previews New Songs “dear April” & “cayendo”

Frank Ocean has had a busy week. On Thursday, he hosted a PrEP+ club night in New York, where he debuted new music. And yesterday, after addressing some criticisms of the event on Tumblr, Pitchfork reports that he officially announced two new songs....

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Moving Past The Myth Of The Art Monster

If you only know two sentences from Jenny Offill’s Dept. of Speculation, they are these: “My plan was to never get married. I was going to be an art monster instead.” These lines are quoted in Tumblr posts and Twitter bios, in a few nuanced...
Related topics: Social Media

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[eugene Volokh] More Indian Government Attempts To Remove Material From Western Sites

["Mumbai’s cyber police department seeks to remove content [containing obviously PhotoShopped images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi] hosted on this [Northern Island] blog, BuzzFeed, Google Blogger, Amazon CloudFront, Tumblr, and Flickr."] Dean...
Related topics: Police, Narendra Modi, Google, Amazon, Flickr

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Duda Nabs $25m To Take On Wordpress With A Web Development Platform Aimed At Agencies

WordPress last week secured its position as a top dog in the world of web development when its parent company Automattic announced a $300 million raise at a $3 billion valuation, just weeks after it snapped up Tumblr from Verizon. But true...
Related topics: Verizon Communications Inc

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Automattic Raises $300 Million At $3 Billion Valuation From Salesforce Ventures

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce and soon Tumblr, has closed a $300 million funding round at a $3 billion post-money valuation. The Series D round has a single investor, Salesforce Ventures. Funding rounds are something...
Related topics: Salesforce (business)

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Gop State Senator Resigns After Arrest On Child Sex Abuse And Child Porn Charges

Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer (R) admitted to police "that he had received child pornography through his Tumblr blog,” according to prosecutors.
Related topics: Police

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American Football Turns 20

Imagine if your college diary became public. For most of us, that’s not hard to do, as thousands willingly spilled their guts on a now-shuttered Xanga account or on a Tumblr they’ve since forgotten the password to. A diary is as much of a place...

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Republican State Senator Arrested On Child Pornography Charges Because Of His Tumblr

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Please Don't Masturbate Over Tom Hiddleston In Public

If you’re going to be in public at a Broadway show, where various people probably spent whatever small amount of money they have to be there—please don’t loudly masturbate at the sight of Tumblr-famous “heartthrob” Tom Hiddleston. Not only...

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‘looking For Alaska’ Trailer: One Moment Can Change Everything In Hulu’s John Green Adaptation

It was only five years ago that John Green was all the rage — his brand of angsty sincerity shown in films like The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns got the author crowned the king of tumblr. But five years can be an eon in today’s...
Related topics: Hulu

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Porn Company Bangbros Makes Offer To Buy Naming Rights To Miami Heat Arena

Credit where credit is due: the adult film industry knows how to generate viral headlines in the digital age. Whether it’s PornHub’s attempt to purchase Tumblr, or YouPorn’s decision to ban Starbucks from its offices, these X-rated...

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What Corporate Media And The Neoliberal Establishment Can't Admit About The Climate Emergency

John AtchesonWarming of 3 or more degrees C would—literally—create a world that is alien to human experience. (Photo: Screenshot/Tumblr)
Related topics: Usa Photos, Screenshots

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3 Lessons Learned From Verizon’s Exit Of Tumblr

At the time, Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of blogging and social networking platform Tumblr seemed like a brilliant idea. Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Instagram and Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) were all the rage in 2013, and Yahoo had nothing like it. Tumblr...
Related topics: Verizon Communications Inc, Yahoo (tech), Social Media, Facebook, Nasdaq, Instagram, Twitter

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Tumblr's A Rare Safe Haven Amid All Of The Internet's Ugliness - Cnet

Most people have written off Tumblr, but there's still value that's harder quantify.

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The 7 Best Tumblr Scams Of All Time

It’s Cheat Week at Mashable. Join us as we take a look at how liars, scammers, grifters, and everyday people take advantage of life's little loopholes in order to get ahead. I consider myself a storied Tumblr veteran. After all, I've...

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Y Combinator Demo Day, Revenue-based Vc Funding, Pivotal, Dell, Tumblr, Wework, And More

Editor’s note Due to bad travel logistics (thanks SFO), I wasn’t able to get the mid-week edition of the Extra Crunch roundup newsletter out. Sorry about that. Instead, here is everything we published this week on Extra Crunch in one fell swoop...
Related topics: Dell

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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 might blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns TechCrunch) was clearly never quite sure...
Related topics: Verizon Communications Inc

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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.

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Verizon Sells Tumblr For A Bag Of Nickels

In today's MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill talks with senior Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser about some market headlines -- mostly the company-based variety, plus a dash of macro, because, boy, that macro news sure is a real honker today. Meanwhile,...
Related topics: Verizon Communications Inc

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13 Items That Are Worth More Than Tumblr's $3 Million Price Tag, From An Empty Lot In San Francisco...

Tumblr is being sold off to a new owner — Automattic, the company behind website publisher WordPress — for less than $3 million, Axios reported this week. That's a huge discount compared to the $1.1 billion that Yahoo (since acquired by...
Related topics: Yahoo (business)

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