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The numbers for May 20, 2013: From zero to $1.1 billion

Katie Long May 20, 2013

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$1.1 billion

The amount Yahoo will pay to purchase blog-site Tumblr. In case you wondering, Tumblr gets it’s name from early short weblogs which were called “tumble logs.” (Kottke.org)

72,000

The number of people who supposedly switched from Tumblr to WordPress after word of Yahoo’s acquisition leaked. (VentureBeat)

0

The number of points German band Cascada got from Eurovision pop song contest judges in 34 out of 39 countries. Some German commentators think it’s retribution for their government pushing strict economic austerity around the euro-zone. (Politics.co.uk)

51

The percent of people who say they have or would commit “Netflix adultery” — that is, watch episodes ahead of their partner that they promised to save to watch together. (New York)

1

How many tweets it will take to record a show from Brazil’s largest satellite provider, Sky. (AdAge)

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