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Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users
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Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here’s what you need to know.
April 3, 2014 in Business News
Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

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Executives at Tumblr, Fueled Collective, and About.com talk about how they get the most out of every square foot in their Big Apple headquarters, where space is at an ultra-premium.
April 1, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

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Having the right content is great, but knowing the time of day when people are most receptive to posts is invaluable.
March 31, 2014 in Social Media
Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

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The blogging platform added two-factor authentication to protect users from hack attacks
March 25, 2014 in Social Media
Photos: From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names

From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names

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Business owners are increasingly throwing out the rulebook when it comes to playing the name game. Here are the anecdotes behind 10 of our favorites.
January 24, 2014 in Branding
How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

How Denny's Weirdness Wins the Social Media Game

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Denny's stands out in social media by breaking the rules-- and posting photos of pugs in seas of ranch dressing.
January 20, 2014 in Franchises
7 Ways Social Media Will Be More Expensive This Year

7 Ways Social Media Will Be More Expensive This Year

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Brands will have to pony up a lot more money for staffing and other costs of online marketing and audience engagement.
January 17, 2014 in Social Media
HBO Hedges on Social Media to Reach 'Challenging' Demographic

HBO Hedges on Social Media to Reach 'Challenging' Demographic

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In an unprecedented move, the network uploaded the first two episodes of 'Girls' onto its YouTube channel this morning, hoping to engage the show's online fan base.
January 13, 2014 in Social Media
Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)

Social Media Year in Review: 13 Must-Know Statistics from 2013 (Infographic)

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Keep these important details in mind when formulating your social-media strategy for the New Year.
December 23, 2013 in Social Media
Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)

Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter: Know Where Your Customers Really Hang Out (Infographic)

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Do you know which social network adults visit most? Have you ever wondered which demographics dominate Instagram? Find out here.
September 5, 2013 in Social Media
Yahoo Overpays Tumblr's David Karp By Another $81 Million

Yahoo Overpays Tumblr's David Karp By Another $81 Million

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After paying $250 million to Tumblr's founder, Marissa Mayer has decided to waste another $81 million to get him to stick around.
August 12, 2013 in Financing
Yahoo Will Pay Tumblr Founder David Karp Up to $81 Million to Stick Around

Yahoo Will Pay Tumblr Founder David Karp Up to $81 Million to Stick Around

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David Karp will earn about $20 million a year if he stays at Yahoo for the next four years.
August 9, 2013 in Business Management
Photos: Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

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There might be a pattern in Mayer's otherwise scattershot approach to rebuilding Yahoo.
July 29, 2013 in News and Trends

Twitter and Facebook Up Their Social TV Game

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Read about Twitter's targeted advertising tool, Facebook's social TV activity, new analytics for Tumblr and more social-media news.
July 26, 2013 in Social Media

Taking on LinkedIn, News Corp. Is Planning a Social Network of Its Own

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The coming launch of the 'WSJ Profile' social site, the arrival of sponsored posts on Tumblr, the value of a Google+ referral and more social-media news.
May 31, 2013 in Social Media
Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

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While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
May 31, 2013 in Selling Your Biz
First Tumblr, Now Hulu, Oh My! What's Driving Yahoo's Startup Appetite

First Tumblr, Now Hulu, Oh My! What's Driving Yahoo's Startup Appetite

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With a string of recent acquisitions and a bid for more, CEO Marissa Mayer is turning Yahoo into a diversified media company.
May 28, 2013 in News and Trends
Founders Fund's Geoff Lewis on Getting Acquired, on Your Terms

Founders Fund's Geoff Lewis on Getting Acquired, on Your Terms

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Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr shines a lot on the elusive topic of planning an exit strategy.
May 25, 2013 in Growth Strategies

Why You Should Get an 'Idea Editor' and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

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From grounding yourself with down-to-earth colleagues to marketing to millennials, here's a look at this week's best business advice.
May 24, 2013 in Branding
3 Leadership Lessons From Tumblr's David Karp

3 Leadership Lessons From Tumblr's David Karp

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Learn how the 26-year-old founder navigated the challenges of growing the business in the early days.
May 21, 2013 in Leadership
In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup

In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup

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The blogging platform's 26-year-old founder, David Karp, will stay on as chief executive.
May 20, 2013 in Success Stories
Foursquare Gets a Big Financial Lifeline and Revamps Its App

Foursquare Gets a Big Financial Lifeline and Revamps Its App

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Foursquare improves its search features, LinkedIn gets a news reader, Tumblr puts the kibosh on Storyboard and more social-media news.
April 12, 2013 in Social Media
Marketing to Teens? What You Need to Know About Tumblr

Marketing to Teens? What You Need to Know About Tumblr

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A recent survey of teenage and young-adult social media users found that people in those age groups prefer Tumblr to Facebook or Twitter.
January 22, 2013 in Social Media
6 Tips for Being More Visual With Social Media (Infographic)

6 Tips for Being More Visual With Social Media (Infographic)

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Ideas for creating engaging visual content, then getting your fans share them and promote your brand.
December 17, 2012 in Social Media
Tumblr Hacked: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Sites Safe

Tumblr Hacked: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Sites Safe

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Advice for keeping your website free of malicious content and your sensitive information protected from theft.
December 3, 2012 in Security

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