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Tumblr’s slow evolution forces Yahoo to write down value by two-thirds

Tumblr has suffered another devaluation at the hands of its parent company Yahoo. The tech giant has announced a $482 million write-down of the blogging service, which it purchased in 2013 for $1.1 billion.
Social Media

Tumblr launches new Social Impact campaign ahead of 2016 election

Tumblr announced the beginning of its Social Impact campaign with a series of initiatives meant to engage and educate users on how to take action on issues surrounding the 2016 presidential election.
Social Media

Tumblr launches a live-video competitor for Periscope and Facebook Live

Social site Tumblr has launched a live video service that aggregates content from YouTube and other partners. It lacks big partners, as of now -- Facebook, Periscope, and Twitch have yet to announce integration.
Computing

Build a better website the easy way with these 8 services

We compiled a list of the best website builders, both paid and free. If you don't want to pay for someone to make your website and want to do it yourself, this roundup should point you in the direction you want to go.
Movies & TV

New set photo from ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ director sets off fan speculation

A cloak hanging in a cave set off speculation among Star Wars lovers on Thursday. Episode VIII director Rian Johnson posted the photo on his Tumblr page, leading to an outpouring of fan theories.
Social Media

New details of huge Tumblr data breach reveal possible connection to LinkedIn hackers

New details of the massive data breach suffered by Tumblr in 2013 reveal a possible connection between a spate of social media hacking incidents that occurred around the same time, including the theft of over 160 million LinkedIn passwords.
Photography

Tumblr blog replaces guns in notable movie moments with selfie sticks

Look out, there is a new meme on the block and it's causing all kinds of commotion. The new, and aptly named Guns Replaced With Selfie Sticks does exactly what the name implies. Pointless? Sure. Fun? You bet.
Social Media

Scott Kelly answered questions on Tumblr, and the result was pretty hilarious

Today, astronaut Scott Kelly hosted a live "Answer Time" session, essentially Tumblr's answer to Reddit's wildly popular "Ask Me Anything" series. Questions ranged from the practical to the puny, and everything in between.
Social Media

Peach is the new social media messaging app everyone’s talking about

On Friday, a new social network took social media by storm, and the world was introduced to Peach, a messaging app created by Vine founder, Dom Hofmann. It's a combination of Slack, Twitter, Tumblr, and of course, Facebook.
Social Media

Hilarious new Tumblr blog pokes fun at Tinder’s ‘Male Feminists’

A new Tumblr from comedian and writer Lane Moore calls out male Tinder users that proclaim themselves "feminists" on their profiles on the dating app. "Male Feminists of Tinder" is a hilarious take on the superficial nature of the dating…
Social Media

Tumblr is the first social network to support Live Photo sharing thanks to iOS app update

A new update for the Tumblr iOS app allows users to share Live Photos and view them using 3D Touch capability. This marks the first time a social network has integrated Live Photos, an image feature native to the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.
Social Media

Tumblr wants more of your GIFs, comes up with a tool so you can easily create them

Ever wanted to easy make GIFs from your own pictures and videos, then share them on Tumblr? Now you can with GIF Maker, a new feature in Tumblr's iPhone app that simplifies the GIF making process.