Tumblr was an early social media favorite. What happened?

Aug 13, 2019
Verizon is selling Tumblr, the social blogging platform.
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What the heck is goodwill, anyway?

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Mar 1, 2016
And why is Yahoo writing off such a huge hunk of its Tumblr acquisition?
Tumblr founder David Karp stand while posing after a news conference with Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer following Yahoo!'s acquisition of Tumblr in Times Square on May 20, 2013 in New York City. Yahoo! purchased the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. 
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Obama, Tumblr, and student debt

Jun 10, 2014
President Barack Obama will be talking student debt on Tumblr.

Secret court judge reprimands NSA over privacy breaches

Aug 22, 2013
It might be cold comfort for those worried about government surveillance, but today we learned a federal judge reprimanded the NSA for breaking its own privacy requirements.

When it comes to Tumblr, sex doesn't sell

Jul 24, 2013
Yahoo wants blogging site Tumblr to make money, and to do that, Tumblr needs to weed out pornography.

Marissa Mayer's report card: Buy!

Jul 16, 2013
This week marks one year of the Marissa Mayer era at Yahoo. Mayer has bought 16 companies in her time at the helm.
Marissa Mayer at a speaking event in New York City on May 24, 2011. It's a hint for one of the answers in today's Silicon Tally quiz!
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New York tech scene celebrates Tumblr purchase

May 21, 2013
Members of the New York City's tech scene are celebrating the announcement that Yahoo will buy the NY-based blogging service Tumblr.

Yahoo spends a cool billion on cool

May 20, 2013
Marissa Mayer is looking to the Tumblr acquisition to help change the DNA of Yahoo, from old and tired to young and hip.

The steps to making Tumblr a moneymaker

May 20, 2013
How does Yahoo plan to sell ads to turn Tumblr into a profitable acquisition?
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