Reblog if you are….
Exclamation: Tumblr. + Yahoo! = !!
I’m delighted to announce that we’ve reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr!
We promise not to screw it up. Tumblr is incredibly special and has a great thing going. We will operate Tumblr independently. David Karp will remain CEO. The product roadmap, their team, their wit and…
Oh look, Yahoo has a Tumblr page now.
Keep in mind: They are cool because they announced the acquisition with an animated gif.
Interesting how they mention the presence of food and fashion but not porn and fandom. Particularly because porn and fandom blogs are probably the most active ones.
And the adds enhancing user experience scare me.
Seriously, I don’t want to overreact and say that I am gonna leave tumblr because Yahoo owns it now. I will not. And I understand how businesses work. But I can’t help but feel a little bit sad about how all these bigger companies are buying every other page that proves successful.