Tumblr to ban “adult content” creators

I’m not surprised Apple banned Tumblr from its App Store for supporting a bunch of porn. But I am surprised Tumblr will ban the entire “adult content” category on December 17 so you won’t see some of the more risque artsy images. Most creators will be hoping that the social network — driven primarily by advertising […]

Verizon buys Yahoo and by default, Tumblr

Verizon is buying Yahoo’s search and advertising operations for $5bn, which includes one of my favorite websites: Tumblr. When Yahoo bought Tumblr, I knew it would be neglected like Yahoo’s other property: Flickr. Flickr could’ve been Instagram in the mobile era, except it did not seize the growth of mobile. Meanwhile, Tumblr has been too […]

Platforms of Choice

I always ask younger people their social network of choice just to make sure what the stats say match up with reality. Mobile First Almost 9/10 say Instagram is their primary network while Snapchat is used on occasion. Facebook goes unmentioned because it’s just part of everyday life, like reading the newspaper or checking email. […]

Blogging types

There are three types of blogging: Fast – Twitter Medium – Tumblr/Medium Slow – WordPress Twitter is a micro-blog because you write in a succinct 140 characters or less to get your message across. Naturally, Twitter is for breaking news and conversation. Tumblr is a bit slower then Twitter. The feed is lighter and the […]