20 May '13, 9pm

why tumblr is a bargain

why tumblr is a bargain

There’s been a lot of negative stuff in the press so far about how Yahoo is making a big blunder with its recent acquisition of Tumblr. In this article, I’ll explain why I think they’re all wrong. But first, let’s address the critics, who in general, seem to be focused on two main points: 1. Yahoo Sucks at Integrating Companies (See Flickr) In 2005, photo sharing site Flickr was at the forefront of the social media revolution. But, as some critics have pointed out, Yahoo’s reign has brought with it a complete lack of innovation, and as a result the company failed to do anything interesting with the huge audience Flickr had. All this is true – however, it happened under Yahoo’s previous management, before Marissa Mayer took over the helm. This is backwards-looking, not forwards-looking. Yahoo has vowed “not to Screw up [Tumblr]”, and I even expect to see stunning changes to...

Full article: http://www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2013/05/20/yahoo-buys-t...

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