TechSpot

tumblr articles

New Tumblr details source code found in TV and movies

I’m pretty observant when watching TV or movies and as such, I tend to pick up on little nuances that others might otherwise miss. One thing that I’ve picked up on since a child was code on the big screen.…

DirecTV said to be considering Hulu acquisition once again

There’s no shortage of potential suitors when discussing an acquisition of online video streaming destination Hulu. Earlier this month it was rumored that Yahoo was looking to pick up the asset following their failed Dailymotion bid but that was before…

Yahoo's $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr a done deal

Yahoo first announced its intention to acquire the popular blogging site Tumblr on Sunday, and it has made the $1.1 billion deal official this morning. CEO Marissa Mayer is clearly trying to make good on her promise of turning Yahoo into a…

White House launches official Tumblr page via Twitter

President Obama and his administration launched an official Tumblr page for the White House earlier today. The presence on Tumblr further bolsters the administration’s presence on social media which includes a Facebook account, Twitter account, YouTube channel and a Pinterest…

Tumblr surpasses 100 million blogs, nearly 45 million posts

Tumblr recently surpassed the 100 million blog milestone according to a ticker on the company’s about page. The blogging platform has since confirmed the achievement as well as they fact that Tumblr blogs collectively contain more than 44.6 billion posts.

Service outage disrupts Tumblr, knocks 77 million blogs offline

Popular blogging service Tumblr was hit with a massive service outage on Friday morning, shutting down millions of popular blogs in the process. Disruption was reportedly first noticed around 8:30 a.m. according to Down Right Now which uses official announcements…