But analysts say paying such a big pricefor Tumblr, which in late 2011 was valued by its investors at $800 million, had better be worth it. Yahoo has a history of buying promising young companies only to let them waste away. Acquisitions under previous Yahoo chiefs such as Geocities, an early…
Well, as they say, nothing’s for free! And of course something like this was bound to happen eventually—-Tumblr’s a commodity—-but one with individualism, lots of personality (-ies) and talent. And I hear some unspeakable things too! Controversy sells—-maybe they should capitalize on it here….
I just hope any advertising is more like gmail’s. I got off Facebook twice for many reasons. Advertising flung in my face was one of them.
Tumblr was like the Wild West and now the first Wal-Mart just rolled into town. Yahoo! (ooops, Yee-haw!)
I guess we’ll have to wait and see. Let’s just hope the “heart” isn’t ripped out.
Maybe I’ll make screenshots to preserve offline my tumblr diary.
It’ll be a sad day when people decide to leave tumblr for good. It all just keeps repeating itself. Some one makes a site, the community(bloggers) make the site into a wonderful place, then, the site is sold for money. Everyone will find a new place to socialize, and tumblr will slowly decay.