Tumblr, the font size on your quote posts has suddenly become much too large. This is ridiculous. Something must be done.
Since we launched our first sponsored post on Tumblr Radar one year ago, we’ve been proud to see our partners bring their most creative work to Tumblr. Their posts have already earned more than 10 million likes and reblogs.
Today, we’ll start to bring sponsored posts to your Dashboard on the web. Just like in our mobile apps, these posts will simply blend in with the posts from the blogs you follow.
Now back to your regularly scheduled Dashboard!
We would like to look at [Tumblr’s current advertising] and understand how we could introduce ads, in a very light ad load, where the impact is really created, because the ads really fit the users’ expectations and follow the form and function of the dashboard.
Source: Fast Company
Web pioneer reveals details of acquisition of blogging platform, as site’s 26-year-old founder tells staff: ‘Fuck yeah’. By Charles Arthur and Josh Halliday
Latest story on Guardian just up
OY. So if Yahoo does mess up Tumblr (which I fully expect BTW given Flickr), what then? Do y’all have any ideas? Where do we go then with our gifs and links and such?
Well if you like the Tumblr dashboard, you should like the new Facebook news feed
Because they look very, very similar.
I lost two followers overnight, who might have been spambots. But honestly, I realize my Tumblr is all over the place. There is no unique theme to it, no real structure that I follow. I post items that fascinate or anger me, or that make me giggle*, or that I find interesting. And that’s it. For those who stick with me, I appreciate you!
*after a new Parks and Rec episode, you should expect I will reblog at least a few gifs from it the next day. This is the one thing that is certain about my blog here.
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