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So What Do You Do, Janet Mock, Writer, Transgender Advocate and Author?
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So What Do You Do, David Karp, Founder of Tumblr?
The 22-year-old discusses what motivates him, the future of Tumblr, and the narcissism of a generation.

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Loyalty on Facebook: SocialToaster Joins Izea Exchange - Posted 5 days, 8 hours ago
Social engagement and ... [AllFacebook]

American Apparel Mistakes Challenger Explosion for Fireworks - Posted July 7, 2014
The home of "smediums" and tasteless advertising should just reconsider talking to the public While you were stumbling between the cooler full of adult beverages and your lawn chair, something pretty awfu... [PRNewser]

Zach Braff stops by Tumblr HQ for 'Dashboard Confession' to promote new film - Posted July 3, 2014
Tumblr has a new weapon up it's sleeve to attract major TV talent who are looking to promote themselves and their work on social media. "Dashboard Confessions" is a new "fan mail Q&A series where artists take over users' Dashboar... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: What Facebook Teen Problem? - Posted June 24, 2014
Reports of the demise of Facebook's teen user base have been greatly e... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: What Facebook Teen Problem? - Posted June 24, 2014
Reports of the demise of Facebook's teen user base have been greatly e... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Shakeup | New LinkedIn App - Posted June 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Releases Slingshot | Snapchat Adds Our Story - Posted June 18, 2014
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CNN and Tumblr Team Up for Tonight's Town Hall With Hillary Clinton - Posted June 17, 2014
Tumblr embarks on its first news network partnership tonight, joining forces with CNN for Christiane Amanpour's live town hall interview with former U.S. Secretary of State ... [Lost Remote]

Yahoo Rolls Out Tumblr Native Ads - Posted June 17, 2014
Yahoo will begin rolling out Tumblr native ads across its platform, including Yahoo News and Yahoo Tech. Among the first brands to sign up for Tumblr sponsored posts are Lipton, Tide, The Hunger Games and Lexus, according to Ad Age. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Rolls Out Tumblr Native Ads - Posted June 17, 2014
Yahoo will begin rolling out Tumblr native ads across its platform, including Yahoo News and Yahoo Tech. Among the first brands to sign up for Tumblr sponsored posts are Lipton, Tide, The Hunger Games and Lexus, according to Ad Age. ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Will Top Olympics, Super Bowl In Social Buzz - Posted June 11, 2014
Is it possible that a sporting event can tally more social mentions than the ... [AllFacebook]

Gawker Media 'Kegerator' Has Its Own Website - Posted June 9, 2014
There's an interesting factoid in the latest bit of press for Queens-based and now bi-coastal company Joyride Coffee Distributors. According to freelance Post contributor ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Media 'Kegerator' Has Its Own Website - Posted June 9, 2014
There's an interesting factoid in the latest bit of press for Queens-based and now bi-coastal company Joyride Coffee Distributors. According to freelance Post contributor ... [FishbowlNY]

Brands On Facebook Can Scoop Up User-Generated Photos Via Scoopr - Posted June 5, 2014
With more brands turning to user-generated content, and ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook PMD Gigya Tumbles With Tumblr - Posted June 2, 2014
Being a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer doesn't mean companies can't focus on other social networks, as well,... [AllFacebook]

How Social Media Management Tools Could Help Score You a Job - Posted June 2, 2014
Although some social media sites, like LinkedIn, are set up specifically for connecting employers with potential employees, others, like Instagram, are a less obvious place to find your dream gig. But you can actually use any social media platform -- from Facebook to Twitter to Tumblr, to find a potential job. You... [SocialTimes.com]

AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire' becomes first show to premiere on Tumblr - Posted May 20, 2014
AMC is entering a pivotal moment in its existence. Breaking Bad is over, Mad Men is coming to an end and The Walking Dead is still wildly popular, but no longer new. The network is eager to launch new hit... [Lost Remote]

EFF Report: Facebook Has Your Back - Posted May 20, 2014
The Electronic Frontier Foundation released its 2014 ... [AllFacebook]

Exclusive: And the winner of ABC's 'Nashville' Tumblr competition is... - Posted May 14, 2014
Earlier this week we wrote about ABC's exciting competition, allowing fans to submit artwork for Rayna Jaymes new album cover (one of the main c... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Social Media Newsfeed: Yelp Reservations | New Outlook.com Features - Posted May 14, 2014
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WARNING: Beware Messages From Facebook Friends Claiming That Your Photos Are On Other Sites - Posted May 12, 2014
Facebook users who receive messages from ... [AllFacebook]

An inside look at 'Nashville's' Tumblr competition to design Rayna Jaymes' album cover - Posted May 12, 2014
Fans of ABC's hit show, Nashville were recently given a big treat for being social TV fans of the show. The network ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook in Court | Snapchat Settlement - Posted May 9, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Puts Personalization Back Into Social Profiles - Posted May 8, 2014
Social websites have been moving away from page customization since the beginning of the Facebook era. Many sites prefer to showcase a clean, white interface with only a profile picture and/or banner picture at the top. Gone are the flashing MySpace pages and the automatic music on Bebo pages. But an... [SocialTimes.com]

F8: Facebook App Links Offers A Way Around Mobile Browsers, Direct Path To Deep Links Within Apps - Posted May 1, 2014
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, and in the case of deep links within applications, App Links, an open, cross-platform solution for app-to-app linking ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Earnings | Facebook Business Manager - Posted April 29, 2014
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Exclusive: Behind MTV's 2014 Movie Awards Partnership with Tumblr and Taco Bell - Posted April 28, 2014
When it came time to carry out the first iteration of a partnership with Tumblr to provide a custom advertising solution for Taco Bell during the 2014 Movie Awards, ... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Separatists in Ukraine Seize TV HQ | CNN Raises Ethical Questions | Gregory Slams Report - Posted April 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Separatists in Ukraine Seize TV HQ | CNN Raises Ethical Questions | Gregory Slams Report - Posted April 28, 2014
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Is Tumblr Better At Social TV Than Twitter? [STUDY] - Posted April 23, 2014
Despite Twitter's partnerships and acquisitions in the social TV space, a new study suggest... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Redesign | WhatsApp Users - Posted April 23, 2014
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Is Tumblr Passing Twitter As the Hub for Social TV? - Posted April 22, 2014
Lost Remote has known for awhile how important TV has been to Tum... [Lost Remote]

Tumblr releases first social TV study, in partnership with Pulsar - Posted April 22, 2014
Lost Remote has known for awhile how important TV has been to Tumblr. Now the platform (that was acquired by Yahoo! nearly a year ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

REPORT: Brands' Auto-Play Videos On Facebook Deliver Strong Engagement In 1Q - Posted April 22, 2014
Facebook caught a great deal of flak when it introduced auto-play videos i... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Turkey Twitter Accounts | Facebook Mobile Ad Network - Posted April 21, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: US Airways Lewd Tweet | Suicide Note on YouTube - Posted April 16, 2014
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Tumblr to Add Curalate Visual Analytics to the Platform - Posted April 15, 2014
Despite Tumblr's impressive numbers as one of the most-trafficked sites on the Web, it's become clear that brands can't ignore Tumblr anymore. To wit, Tumblr is teaming up... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV Leverages Social Influencers, GIFs, for 2014 Movie Awards - Posted April 11, 2014
Last month we wrote about MTV's partnership with Our2ndLife (O2L)- the pop culture blogger boy band - in the lead up to the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. MTV has made the use of social influencers... [Lost Remote]

Why Marketers Can't Afford to Ignore Tumblr - Posted April 3, 2014
From the outside it can be difficult to understand how a social network works. Tumblr can be particularly confusing because of its esoteric community, its internal language, and its gif based madness and humor. But it's becoming a bad idea for businesses to avoid the maturing network. Based on... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: April Fool's Jokes | Instagram Likes - Posted April 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Izea Opens Doors To Sponsorship Marketplace - Posted March 17, 2014
Social-sponsorship outfit Izea announced the debut of its ... [AllFacebook]

Is This Apple's First Social Media Campaign? - Posted March 4, 2014
Social media is obviously not foreign to the Apple organization. iTunes, for example, has a strong Twitter presence with separate feeds for music, radio, movie trailers, etc. It would seem, however, ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Webcam Snooping | Tumblr Hires Media Director - Posted February 28, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Adds Its First Director of Media - Posted February 27, 2014
Sima Sistani has been named director of media at Tumblr reports The Hollywood Reporter. She had been the director of mobile growth at Yahoo since August of last year, according to her LinkedIn profile. The position is a new one within the micro-b... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Is Not Responsible For Your Stupidity - Posted February 25, 2014
Social media gets the blame for a lot of things -- cyber-bullying, the rise of the ... [AllFacebook]

Ben & Jerry's Shows Us How to Use Instagram - Posted February 12, 2014
Instagram is pushing hard on the business front this week: first the company distributed a hard copy "how to advertise" handbook for a select few brands, then it released this accompanying video for those of us scared by blocks of text printed on a page. The follow-up was ... [PRNewser]

Market Force Information Enters Content- And Sentiment-Monitoring Fray With SocialForce - Posted February 11, 2014
The latest solution to help brands monitor Facebook and other social activity comes from customer-intelligence-solutions provider ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Earnings | YouTube Fraudulent Videos - Posted February 6, 2014
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Social Media Newsfeed: Esurance Twitter Sweepstakes | Twitter Redesign - Posted February 4, 2014
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How to Stop the Online Harassment of Female Journalists - Posted January 31, 2014
"Happy to say we live in the same state. Im looking you up, and when I find you, im going to rape you and remove your head." That's a tweet Slate writer Amanda Hess received from her stalker. Unfortunately, Hess' situation is no... [10,000 Words]

Attribution is Still Important, Even on Social Media - Posted January 28, 2014
Copyright and attribution seem like quaint concepts if you're browsing the Internet these days. While finding and sharing images has never been easier, a lot of users and accounts take a fairly complacent approach to letting you know where the image is from. In an effort to persuade... [SocialTimes.com]

Adobe On Facebook And Retail Sites: Watch Out For Tumblr, Pinterest - Posted January 27, 2014
Facebook still dominated among social networks driving users to ... [AllFacebook]

OMD's Colin Sutton Joins SocialCode - Posted January 22, 2014
Former OMD U.S. Director of Social Med... [AllFacebook]

Tumblr's New @ Mentions And Web Search Show Yahoo's Influence More Than Ever - Posted January 17, 2014
Only recently has the evidence of Tumblr's new ownership by Yahoo become stronger, most notably in the launch of sponsored posts powered by Yahoo advertising. Th... [SocialTimes.com]

Disturbing Trend: Self Harm 'Competitions' on Social Media - Posted January 15, 2014
An inquest into the death of Tallulah Wilson, 15, suggests that social media may have influenced her decision to commit suicide. Wilson, wh... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Adds @Mentions to Platform - Posted January 14, 2014
Joining its social competition Facebook and Twitter, Tumblr announced today it has added an @mention functionality. Users can enter the @ symbol and then someone's use... [Lost Remote]

Tumblr Adds @Mentions to Platform - Posted January 14, 2014
Joining its social competition Facebook and Twitter, Tumblr announced today it has added an @mention functionality. Users can enter the @ symbol and then someone's use... [Inside 3D Printing News]

HBO throws screening party for launch of 'Girls' Tumblr at platform's NYC HQ - Posted January 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_40403" align="alignright" width="300"] girlshbo.tumblr.com[/caption] HBO has been making all the right moves as the highly anticipated season three of Girls sets to premie... [Lost Remote]

HBO throws screening party for launch of 'Girls' Tumblr at platform's NYC HQ - Posted January 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_40403" align="alignright" width="300"] girlshbo.tumblr.com[/caption] HBO has been making all the right moves as the highly anticipated season three of Girls sets to premie... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Tumblr Sponsored Posts Are Now Powered by Yahoo Advertising - Posted January 9, 2014
Before the Yahoo! acquisition, Tumblr Founder and CEO David Karp was quoted saying he and his team were "pretty opposed to advertising." Karp has since changed his tune, admitting that ads could make Tu... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Sponsored Posts Are Now Powered by Yahoo Advertising - Posted January 9, 2014
Before the Yahoo! acquisition, Tumblr Founder and CEO David Karp was quoted saying he and his team were "pretty opposed to advertising." Karp has since changed his tune, admitting that ads could make Tu... [AllFacebook]

What's In Store From Tabfusion? Facebook Storefronts From Four Vendors - Posted December 19, 2013
The holiday shopping season may be... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Announces Suicide-Prevention Initiatives - Posted December 18, 2013
Facebook continues to forge ahead with suicide-prevention efforts... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Donate Button | Obama Meeting with Social Media Leaders - Posted December 17, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Where Can Facebook Users Complete Missions, Earn Vees To Spend On Digital Goods? Empire Avenue - Posted December 13, 2013
Users of Facebook and other social networks who complete their "Missions" by sharing content can use their rewards -- digital social currency units called "Vees" -- to purchase digital music, movies, and eBooks followin... [AllFacebook]

The Most Reblogged TV Shows of 2013 on Tumblr Were... - Posted December 12, 2013
Tumblr is out with its most reblogged TV shows of 2013 list, with many of the... [Lost Remote]

I'll Take 'How the Hell Do You Pronounce GIF?' for $1000, Alex - Posted December 4, 2013
Alex Trebek has obviously never searched for "Mean Girls" in Google images or visited the I Work in PR page. Last night's final Jeopardy question weighed in on the GIF pronunciation controversy, prompting responses from every resident of Geekville eager to resolve an argument that started one night in a Silicon Valley... [PRNewser]

Is Facebook Adding Customizable Lock Screens To Home? - Posted November 25, 2013
... [AllFacebook]

Tumblr Redesigns iOS App - Posted November 21, 2013
Tumblr released a fresh design for iOS 7 and added new features to the app, including an activity tab that helps users follow what's happening on their blog. The app's sleek new makeover includes a new look for the main dashboard and the compose screen. Now when you hit the compose button... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy | Biz Stone Film - Posted November 18, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy | Biz Stone Film - Posted November 18, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [AllFacebook]

Nickelodeon releases finale of 'The Legend of Korra' after fans unlock it with Tumblr reblogs - Posted November 16, 2013
Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra is making Tumblr history again with its innovative use of the platform. From ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

3Q EARNINGS CALL: How Is Facebook Responding To The Mobile Transition From An Advertising Standpoint? - Posted October 31, 2013
Facebook said in its third-quarter earnings report Wednesday that its tot... [AllFacebook]

NBC shows are in the midst of a 'smirk off' competition on Tumblr - Posted October 30, 2013
NBC shows are taking a short break from competing against shows on other networks. Instead, they have been competing against each other in a friendly "smirk off" across their Tumblr... [Lost Remote]

NBC shows are in the midst of a 'smirk off' competition on Tumblr - Posted October 30, 2013
NBC shows are taking a short break from competing against shows on other networks. Instead, they have been competing against each other in a friendly "smirk off" across their Tumblr a... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Google This: Yahoo Is Number One Among Search Engines - Posted October 29, 2013
Check your monitor. Reboot the computer. Pick it up and shake it like an Etch-a-Sketch. You read that headline correctly. According to comScore Media Metrix, online shopping -- from ba... [PRNewser]

Pinterest Refers More Traffic to Retail Sites Than Reddit, Twitter and YouTube Combined - Posted October 28, 2013
Since the early days of social media, the big question has been around measuring the return on investment. While it's nice to know the value of a Facebook "like," the real challenge for businesses is converting social media fans into paying customers. A recent study from... [SocialTimes.com]

All Facebook Home Users Can Now Add Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram To Lock Screens - Posted October 24, 2013
Content from ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing 'Select Ad Variations To Generate' Option In Power Editor? - Posted October 22, 2013
Facebook appears to be testing a new feature in ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Twitter Welcome Page | Facebook, Twitter TV Chatter - Posted October 8, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Home Lock Screen To Welcome Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram - Posted October 3, 2013
Facebook's Home Android overlay is about to get a lot more crowded, as Engineering Manager Tom Alison announced in a Newsroom post that content from ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck on 'Moving Fast' | Yahoo Growing - Posted September 12, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Here's How Tech Journalists Choose Which Startups To Cover - Posted August 30, 2013
[caption id="attachment_71459" align="alignright" width="300"] Shutterstock: bringing stereotypes to life since 2003.[/caption] And now for a piece that every PR pro whose firm has ever represented a startup should read this weekend. Yesterday Jenna Wortham, tech reporter for The New York Times, w... [PRNewser]

Tech Companies Paid Millions by U.S. to Cover Surveillance Costs - Posted August 24, 2013
New documents from Edward Snowden's cache reveals that the U.S. government paid tech companies, such as Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Microsoft, millions of doll... [AllFacebook]

Tech Companies Paid Millions by U.S. to Cover Surveillance Costs - Posted August 24, 2013
New documents from Edward Snowden's cache reveals that the U.S. government paid tech companies, such as Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Microsoft, millions of doll... [Lost Remote]

Ben Affleck as Batman? Social Media Gives A Thumbs Down - Posted August 24, 2013
"Holy social media fail, Batman!" That might be what the casting directors at Warner Brothers studios are wondering after they announced that Ben Affleck will follow in the footsteps of George Clooney and Christian Bale in playing the caped crusader. First, came the inevitable Twi... [SocialTimes.com]

Teens Haven't Really Abandoned Facebook - Posted August 14, 2013
Yes, your 13-year-old cousin is totally over Facebook. Yes, she wrote about that fact on Mashable. But that doesn't mean that you should sell all the stock you bought last year. More importantly,... [PRNewser]

Tumblr's Good Fight Against Racism - Posted July 30, 2013
Wisdom will tell you, "Don't feed the trolls," but what can you do when open forums and public comments degrade into a storm of racism and discrimination? Even the "flag as inappropriate" button can make you feel more powerless, if not just as helpless, as victims of bigotry and hate. Unfortunately,... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Folds Hand on U.S. Gambling | Google+ Local - Posted July 26, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Sponsored Updates | Twitter TV Ad Targeting - Posted July 24, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

8 Sweet Social Media Reactions to the Royal Baby News - Posted July 22, 2013
The newest heir to the throne -- a boy -- came into the world today at at 4:24 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces. Although his parents have yet to announce his name, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was a trending topic on Twitter today and inspired... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Signs Letter Seeking More Transparency From Federal Government On National Security Data Requests - Posted July 19, 2013
Facebook was among the more than 60 companies, investors, civil-liberties groups, and trade groups to sign a letter to top federal gover... [AllFacebook]

Major Internet Companies Ask Feds to Let Them Report National Security Requests - Posted July 17, 2013
[caption id="attachment_132308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Edel Puntonet / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Tomorrow, more than five dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security reques... [SocialTimes.com]

Karp, on Colbert, More Supportive of Porn Than User Privacy From NSA - Posted July 17, 2013
Last night, Tumblr founder David Karp appeared on The Colbert Report. Asked about pornography on Tumblr and the NSA's surveillance dragnet, Karp argued much more assertively for the rights of porn producers than ... [SocialTimes.com]

Union Metrics Offers Free Tumblr Analytics and Bulks Up Premium Services - Posted July 16, 2013
Union Metrics, Tumblr's preferred analytics provider, today added a few highly requested features to its enterprise offerings and opened a beta test of non-enterprise packages. "Tumblr really runs the gamut -- it's a ton of creative people, s... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Facebook Business-Development Head Ali Rosenthal Joins MessageMe As COO - Posted July 16, 2013
Ali Rosenthal left her post as business-development head at Facebook in January 2011, spending one year as an executiv... [AllFacebook]

Instagram Videos, Photos Can Now Be Embedded - Posted July 10, 2013
When Facebook introduced Video on Instagram last month, one of the most notable absent features was the ability to em... [AllFacebook]

Tumblr Updates Boost Discovery of New Content - Posted July 9, 2013
Tumblr today released mobile app updates for iOS and Android that will make it easier for users to discover new content on the blog network. The company billed the updates as an effort "to help you find more of the stuff you love." The updates allow users to search for tags and blogs... [SocialTimes.com]

Who's Active on Which Social Network at What Time of Day? - Posted July 1, 2013
Yesterday was dubbed Social Media Day, inviting a comparative look at how many users are active on which social networks at which time of day. (The 'nets have very different peak times, but if you're looking for a magic time to post, it's probably late afternoon.) This infographic from Saxum marketing... [SocialTimes.com]

New York's Tech Scene Mints Its First Billionaire - Posted June 28, 2013
The New York tech scene, dubbed Silicon Alley, has gotten a lot of PR of late, with hot companies like MakerBot, Tumblr, Etsy and Foursquare and the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Mark Zuckerberg 'Proud' of Supreme Court Rulings in Favor of Gay Marriage - Posted June 26, 2013
Many of Silicon Valley's major technology companies supported same-sex marriage in briefs filed with the Supreme Court, but Mark Zuckerberg is the only CEO to publicly make an unprompted personal declaration of support for today'... [SocialTimes.com]

How Much Is Your Gmail Account Worth to a Hacker? - Posted June 26, 2013
A new tool, released by security researchers at the University of Illinois, will walk through your Gmail account to see how much it would be worth to hackers. This writer's account would go for $28.60, the tool found. But the high price is nothing to be proud of. It's evidence of emails... [SocialTimes.com]

Sen. Mitch McConnell's Campaign Uses Facebook To Entertain, Persuade Voters - Posted June 17, 2013
From cat videos to "The Harlem Shake," the ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Faces Advertising Challenges on Tumblr, Report Finds - Posted June 13, 2013
Tumblr is growing rapidly, but its strongest demographic is one without much money to spend, making advertising on the blogging platform a tough proposition for its new owner, Yahoo. Tumblr has garnered a lot of attention for its fast-growing blogging platform, which is now one of the most trafficked sites on the... [SocialTimes.com]

Hashtags Are Now Clickable On Facebook - Posted June 12, 2013
It's official: Hashtags -- long a staple of Twitter, as well as Facebook-owned photo-sharing network Instagram -- became clickable on Facebook Wednesday. Facebook said in ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Restores Access To Tumblr Page Obama Is Checking Your Email, Blames Automated Response - Posted June 10, 2013
With the uproar over the National Security Agency's Prism initiative, in which the NSA allegedly obtained direct access to the servers of Internet companies including Facebook, Google... [AllFacebook]

Piccolo Automatically Sends Users Prints Of Their Photos On Facebook, Instagram - Posted June 7, 2013
Friday seems to be a popular day for debuting Instagram applications and services, as startup ... [AllFacebook]

News From The Facebook Ecosystem: Shift, Teckler, Brand Networks - Posted June 6, 2013
Social marketing platform Shift released its ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Parents Have No Clue What Their Kids Are Doing On Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted June 4, 2013
Parents may think they know what their teenagers a... [AllFacebook]

Recap of the Lost Remote Show keynote with MTV President Stephen Friedman - Posted June 1, 2013
In Late April Lost Remote hosted its first ever NYC event. The day begin with a fireside chat I led with our main keynote speaker, MTV President Stephen Friedman. Fri... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Recap of the Lost Remote Show keynote with MTV President Stephen Friedman - Posted June 1, 2013
In Late April Lost Remote hosted its first ever NYC event. The day begin with a fireside chat I led with our main keynote speaker, MTV President Stephen Friedman. Fri... [Lost Remote]

Original Tumblr Designer Leaves the Company - Posted May 31, 2013
Jacob Bijani, Tumblr's first designer, has left the company, he said today in a blog post. Bijani first worked for Tumblr as a freel... [AllFacebook]

Stilly Hopes to Be Vine for Tumblr - Posted May 31, 2013
Today, Versagram released its second app, Stilly, which lets users record animated GIF and post it to Tumblr or send it by SMS or iMessage. To create the animated GIF, users simply record it on the phone.... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Introduces Sponsored Posts in Desktop Content Streams - Posted May 30, 2013
Tumblr will roll out sponsored posts in user's main content feeds, the company said today. "Thes... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Nasdaq Fined Over Facebook IPO | Gmail Changes - Posted May 30, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Privacy Policies Come With Unexpected Loopholes - Posted May 28, 2013
[caption id="attachment_128169" align="alignleft" width="378"] sharpner / Shutterstock.com[/caption] By now, most users think they know the social privacy media privacy landscape, but a Canadian research project found some surprising loopholes in the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Sheryl Sandberg's Leanin.org Joins Tumblr - Posted May 28, 2013
What would you do if you weren't afraid? The women's leadership community co-founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has joined the blogging site Tumblr, where the answers to that question are illustrated with pictures, videos, and animated GIFs. Visitors to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

This Week In Social Commerce --- May 23, 2013 - Posted May 23, 2013
While everyone is talking about Tumblr's acquisition as a one-man show at $1.1 billion, Yahoo! paid $3.5 billion for Geocities back in 1999 with only 19 million uniques compared to ... [SocialTimes.com]

A Mention on Google+ Drives More Sales Than One on Facebook, Study Finds - Posted May 22, 2013
Google+ shares are more valuable to merchants than referrals from Twitter or Facebook, according to an analysis of $5 million worth of online purchases that came through the social commerce platform Addshoppers.com. While Facebook claims the highest percentage of social revenue overall (38.76 percent), a referral from Google+ is worth an average... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo's Acquisition of Tumblr and the Semantic Web - Posted May 22, 2013
David Amerland of Imassera recently wrote, "It seems that $1 billion plus change these days is what's required to buy a photo-sharing app (if you're Facebook), a global phone manufacturer (if you're Google) or a microblogging site (if ... [semanticweb.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ESPN Lays Off Hundreds | Tumblr Employee Payday | More Gov't Snooping - Posted May 22, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ESPN Lays Off Hundreds | Tumblr Employee Payday | More Gov't Snooping - Posted May 22, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ESPN Lays Off Hundreds | Tumblr Employee Payday | More Gov't Snooping - Posted May 22, 2013
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New York Times Puts Tumblr Dashboard in Print - Posted May 21, 2013
Yahoo! buying Tumblr is a big deal, so The New York Times went all out with its coverage today. There's a piece about Yahoo! ... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Times Puts Tumblr Dashboard in Print - Posted May 21, 2013
Yahoo! buying Tumblr is a big deal, so The New York Times went all out with its coverage today. There's a piece about Yahoo! ... [FishbowlNY]

With Yahoo! Buying Tumblr, How Much Does Social Media Marketer Gary Vaynerchuk Stand To Make? - Posted May 21, 2013
I have a simple question for you: How much does social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk stand to make from Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr? On Gary Vaynerchuk's website, he discloses that he has an investment in Tumblr. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: DOJ Targeted Fox News | Voice Writers Quit | Karp Nets $250 Million - Posted May 21, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: DOJ Targeted Fox News | Voice Writers Quit | Karp Nets $250 Million - Posted May 21, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Oklahoma Tornado Captured on Social Media | It's Official: Yahoo Buys Tumblr - Posted May 21, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: DOJ Targeted Fox News | Voice Writers Quit | Karp Nets $250 Million - Posted May 21, 2013
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Yahoo Announces Upgrades to Flickr, New Offices in Times Square - Posted May 20, 2013
Yahoo said today it would set up a large office in Times Square and had launched a major update of Flickr. "For a while Yahoo has been looking for a home here in New York. We recently took out the lease on 229 West 43rd Street, right here in Times Square," CEO... [SocialTimes.com]

What the Yahoo! acquisition of Tumblr means for TV - Posted May 20, 2013
Updated. In one of the first ever animated GIF acquisition announcements, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer confirmed that the internet giant is acquiring ... [Lost Remote]

Yahoo to Buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion, Promises 'Not to Screw it Up" - Posted May 20, 2013
Yahoo has agreed to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Yahoo said in a press release that they "promise not to screw it up," explaining that Tumblr will be operated as an independent business and that David Karp, th... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Yahoo Confirms Plans to Acquire, But Not 'Screw Up,' Tumblr - Posted May 20, 2013
Yahoo has officially announced its plans to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Much like Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of Instagram in 2012, Yahoo's latest purchase will bring the company a younger user base with the promise of more revenue. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer ... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: Yahoo Will Announce Acquisition of Tumblr Tomorrow - Posted May 19, 2013
Yahoo's board met today and agreed to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, according to AllThingsD. The company was quickly targeted by incoming CEO Marissa Mayer as a larger acquisition target, acco... [Lost Remote]

Could Facebook Beat Yahoo And Purchase Tumblr? - Posted May 17, 2013
Myriad reports have said that Facebook has a problem with teen users eschewing the site for social networks such as Tumblr. A few sources have reported Friday that Yahoo ma... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Tumblr | Post Buys Out Veterans | Miami Herald Moves - Posted May 17, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Tumblr | Post Buys Out Veterans | Miami Herald Moves - Posted May 17, 2013
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Google Glass Gets Social With Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and Other Apps - Posted May 16, 2013
Soon you'll be able to look your friends in the eye (sort of) when you log into your favorite social network with Google Glass. Google has just announced at the I/O conference in San Francisco that the futuristic eyewear will come with applications for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Evernote as well as... [SocialTimes.com]

UPDATED: Introducing Facebook For Google Glass - Posted May 16, 2013
While there have been two unofficial Facebook applications for Google Glass, Google announced Thursday at its I/O conference that an ... [AllFacebook]

Optimal Analytics Allows Brands On Facebook To Analyze Performance Vs. Competitors - Posted May 15, 2013
Self-service ad-buying and analytics platform ... [AllFacebook]

Users Can Email Tumblr Posts From the Dashboard - Posted May 14, 2013
Users can now email Tumblr posts directly from the homepage, or "dashboard." Users can access the feature through a drop-down menu attached to share button that also leads them to the post's permalink page. They then type in the email address to which they want to send the post. Tumblr draws its pop... [SocialTimes.com]

The Anatomically Quirky Side of Tumblr - Posted May 8, 2013
The closest thing to cheap visual tricks I consume lies in single-topic Tumblr sites wittily crafted with amateur Photoshop skills. I say witty because it's a form of pop surrealism that is rather ingenious. "Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision." --Salvador Dali ... [SocialTimes.com]

Silicon Valley Ridicule Tumblr Takes Off - Posted May 6, 2013
If public ridicule memes suggest that the sun may soon set on a tech boom, it may be time to sell your stocks. A Tumblr called Jesus Christ, Silicon Valley, is gaining atten... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Not Concerned With Reports Of Young Users Avoiding Site - Posted May 2, 2013
It seems like on a monthly basis, there's been a report or study that says teens and young adults are ... [AllFacebook]

Social TV: Facebook Vs. Twitter Vs. Tumblr - Posted April 30, 2013
Facebook has a perception problem in ... [AllFacebook]

An inside look at how Fox used Tumblr to grow 'The Following' - Posted April 28, 2013
The Following, Fox's new thriller starring Kevin Bacon has taken an extremely unique approach to leveraging social TV. It has built a strong social TV following (pun intended... [Lost Remote]

The White House Is Now 'Tumbling Things' - Posted April 26, 2013
When bills become infographics and the President's speeches are reduced to animated gifs, it can only mean one thing: the White House has officially joined Tumblr. Look out, Internet. The socially savvy Obama administration knows its memes. Its first blog post shows how official government news and public debate will look when... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr App Update Allows Sharing to Twitter, Facebook, Email - Posted April 24, 2013
Tumblr released an update for iOS today that allows users to share a post using other social media without leaving the app. "Now you can do more than just reblog when you find something you love on Tumblr for iPhone and iPad," the company said in a b... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Launches Promoted Posts on Mobile - Posted April 22, 2013
Tumblr will begin delivering promoted posts to its mobile users as well as its desktop users, the company said today. "It works very simply: Every now and then you'll s... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Are Teens Tired Of Facebook? - Posted April 19, 2013
One of the main topics concerning Facebook now is whether or not teenagers are getting tired of the site, or are avoiding the social network completely because it's not cool. Younger users also likely have reservations about joining a site where their parents are, preferring Tumblr and ot... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Boston Explosions Confusion | Twitter Keyword Ads - Posted April 18, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   An Arrest in ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Bing 'Pin it' Button | Facebook Home - Posted April 15, 2013
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Reasons my talk show host is crying - Posted April 12, 2013
Apparently there are a lot of them for Conan O'Brien. The social-savvy kids at Team Coco have launched a Tumblr today featuring some of Conan's biggest hissy fits, including this one when he was told Don Cheadle cancelled: More drama on the ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Buys Pulse | Twitter Music App - Posted April 12, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   LinkedIn Acquires Pulse News Reader and Publishing ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Shutters Storyboard, The Site's Editorial Experiment - Posted April 11, 2013
Tumblr has shut down Storyboard, the blogging company's experimental editorial effort, that launched last year. Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp wrote on ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Among Teens, Interest in Facebook Falling Significantly - Posted April 10, 2013
Over the past year, the share of teens who said Facebook is the most important social media site for them fell 10 percent, according to a study of teen consumer habits by the investment banking firm Piper Jaffray. Facebook remained the most popular social netw... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Finally Realizes Hiring Writers Was Stupid, Cuts Editorial Staff - Posted April 10, 2013
The great Tumblr editorial experience is over. The site announced that it was cutting the staffers it hired just over a year ago, explaining that "What we've accomplished with Storyboard [the service created by the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Tumblr Finally Realizes Hiring Writers Was Stupid, Cuts Editorial Staff - Posted April 10, 2013
The great Tumblr editorial experience is over. The site announced that it was cutting the staffers it hired just over a year ago, explaining that "What we've accomplished with Storyboard [the service created by the ... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Play Update | GM Likes Facebook Again - Posted April 10, 2013
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Blab Launches Social Analytics It Says Can Peer Into the Future - Posted April 9, 2013
Seattle start-up Blab launched a public beta today for a social analytics tool that it claims can predict the future of social conversations. The tool listens in to 60 million conversations taking place on some 50,000 websites, using... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Lets Users Post Selfies From Android and Desktop - Posted April 8, 2013
Tumblr has turned on a feature that allows users to post self-shot photos of themselves from their browsers. The blogging platform gets its popularity from the easy workflows it presents for various types of content, and selfies are a popular enough form of content to have spurred a neologism. "Selfies are back and... [SocialTimes.com]

The G-Rated Parenting Blog Facebook Doesn't Want You To See* - Posted April 8, 2013
The Tumblr blog Reasons My Son Is Crying is only 6 days old and already has an enthusiastic following. That's because the site's chronicle of the very specific logic behind a toddler's meltdowns is familiar to anyone who has ever cared for young children, or even used to be one. Reasons... [FishbowlLA]

Talk While You Tumbl: Babblr Previews Chat Application for Tumblr - Posted April 5, 2013
If you've ever wanted to instant message other bloggers on Tumblr, a new app may be coming your way. Recently launched in private beta, Babblr allows Tumblr members to chat with with their friends and followers and to create groups. There's a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Gnip to Add Social Data From Instagram, Bitly and Reddit to Its Reports - Posted April 4, 2013
Gnip, which licenses so-called firehose data from Twitter, Tumblr, WordPress and Disqus to report to brands how they are bein... [SocialTimes.com]

Inside Tumblr's Efforts to Make the Site More Reliable - Posted April 3, 2013
Last week, Tumblr hit a major milestone: The platform now hosts more than 100 million blogs and sees more than 150 million unique visitors a month. Yet, Tumblr is still something of an e... [SocialTimes.com]

Times Haiku Proves News Can Be Poetry - Posted April 2, 2013
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? The New York Times sure does, and the venerable publication is making the most of it with their newest blog, Times Haiku. The blog itself is actually... [TVSpy]

Times Haiku Proves News Can Be Poetry - Posted April 2, 2013
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? The New York Times sure does, and the venerable publication is making the most of it with their newest blog, Times Haiku. The blog itself is actually... [10,000 Words]

HBO 'Game of Thrones' exhibition honors Tumblr fan art - Posted April 1, 2013
The Game of Thrones exhibition opened last week in New York City to fans' delight. In addition to amazing Iron Throne photo opportunities, a star-studded ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Tumblr Experiencing Outage - Posted March 29, 2013
Tumblr, which has struggled with performance issues, is currently undergoing an outage. The issue began at approximately 6:45 Eastern on Friday. Updated: The issue was resolved at 10:30 Eastern, nearly four hours after it b... [AllFacebook]

Beyond Facebook's Makeover: If Text Is 'Dead,' How Will Advertisers (Finally) Start Monetizing Photos? - Posted March 29, 2013
Remember the kindergarten game, "Show and Tell?" Based on its more mobile-friendly ... [AllFacebook]

Tutors Spellcheck Graffiti in Unique tumblr Campaign - Posted March 27, 2013
You know, we really don't care whether this promo campaign qualifies as PR or marketing. It's just really cool. The UK-based Arc firm (part of the Leo Burnett Group) came up with a unique way to promote online tutoring company The Tutor Crowd: create ... [PRNewser]

The Skinny on How Weight Watchers Uses Social Media - Posted March 22, 2013
Did you know that the first social media platform Weight Watchers used was MySpace in 2008? It then launched Facebook and Twitter in 2009. Today the company has both an internal team and an agency that provides social media support. SocialTimes recently caught up with Lee Hurley, vice president of social... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Facebook Doesn't Have A Problem With A Lack Of Teens - Posted March 18, 2013
Much has been made in the tech and social media news circles regarding Facebook's eventual demise because teenagers don't make u... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Hashtags? | Foursquare Android App - Posted March 15, 2013
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Tumblr Founder David Karp Slams Facebook's 'Vanilla' Design - Posted March 11, 2013
Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp described Tumblr as a return to the early Web, in which every user could express his or her own style, crticizing the uniformity of current social networks in a talk Sunday at South by Southwest. "The Web started as a place that was ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Acquires Storytelling Social Network Storylane - Posted March 8, 2013
In what some people are calling a challenge to blogging site Tumblr, Facebook has acquired ... [AllFacebook]

Tumblr Adding Ads to Mobile Experience - Posted March 6, 2013
Tumblr is aiming for its first profitable year by adding paid content to user's mobile stream. Tumblr's current advertising revenue is still under six figures, but with over 100 million blogs and a heavily increasing number of mobile users, the company believes it doesn't need to follow... [Inside Mobile Apps]

DKNY Responds Quickly, Decisively To Facebook Crisis - Posted February 25, 2013
Most brands will likely encounter some sort of social med... [AllFacebook]

Photos Dominate on Social Media, Smartphones: Infographic - Posted February 23, 2013
An infographic from Chute sheds some light on why social networks are battling over photo uploads, filters and displays: Photos are the dominant content on the sites. ... [Lost Remote]

Reuters: 54 Percent Of Young Adults Polled Use Facebook Continuously - Posted February 21, 2013
Although it wasn't exactly a scientific study, a Reuters report notes that more young adults think Microsoft's cool factor is on the rise th... [AllFacebook]

We Are Social Adds Paid Media Support - Posted February 19, 2013
Social media agency We Are Social has primarily focused on earned and owned media, but the company feels that as the lines between paid, earned, an... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Job Search | Burger King Hacked - Posted February 19, 2013
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Pinterest Doesn't Just Skew Female; It Draws Higher Rates of Middle-Class and Non-Urban Users - Posted February 14, 2013
Use of social networks overall is highest among women and the young and in urban areas, but different networks draw distinct demographic user bases, according to a demographic study released today by the Pew Center on Internet a... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter, Facebook Did Not Make Fast Company's List of Innovative Companies - Posted February 11, 2013
Fast Company today released its annual list of the 50 most innovative companies. While smaller social networks like Pinterest made the cut, Facebook and Twitter were noticeably absent this year. Why? "Neither produced inno... [SocialTimes.com]

20 Brands with the World's Most Loyal Facebook Fans - Posted February 8, 2013
We think you'll agree: research on the influence of Facebook brand pages is confusing (to say the least). Following reports of "Facebook fatigue" and a news that members of the all-important Millennial demographic spend more time on Tumblr comes a study proclaiming that the same 18-29 set doesn't find Facebo... [PRNewser]

PR Win: BMW Designs 4-Year-Old's 19-Engine Dream Car - Posted February 8, 2013
One look at the photo of the over-the-top vehicle at left, and you might think, "Whoa. Was that designed by a car-crazed kid, or something?" Why yes, yes it was - a four-year-old named Eli, to be precise. The one-of-a-kind design ... [PRNewser]

Tumblr Adds Real-Time Social Notifications - Posted February 6, 2013
Is Tumblr a blogging platform, a photo-sharing service or a social network? The company leaned closer to social network today, adding real-time notifications that users can see from their Tumblr dashboard. The notifications show activity by those the user follows on Tumblr. Tiny pop-up windows appear and then fade away, much... [SocialTimes.com]

How Will 'Facebook Fatigue' Affect Social Media Strategy for 2013? - Posted February 6, 2013
We'd like to interrupt your anxious scramble to master social media with some intriguing stats from a recent Pew Internet study... [PRNewser]

Can Fohr Card Help Link Fashion Brands with Top Bloggers? - Posted February 1, 2013
Fashion publicists and bloggers take note: a new startup called Fohr Card promises to make the process of ... [PRNewser]

Tumblr Adds Mature Rating to App in Apple's App Store - Posted January 31, 2013
Tumblr has added a mature rating to its app listing in the App Store. According to the app's listing in the store, "You must be at le... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Vine Turns Twitter Into Tumblr On Speed (Watch Out, Tumblr) - Posted January 24, 2013
So it looks like yesterday's video post by Twitter's CEO was no mistake. They sure know how to get the Internets buzzing at Twitter, hmm? And today we have a snazzy new feature to play with, six-second videos. ... [AllTwitter]

How Marvel Comics Rules Social Media - Posted January 23, 2013
Marvel Comics is a massive brand. Its success relies on a stable of characters created over decades, and thanks to its film franchises it shows no signs of slowing down. So what can everyday companies learn from Marvel's hyperactive social media presence? ... [PRNewser]

Popular Tumblr Highlights Facebook Graph Search Privacy Fears - Posted January 23, 2013
Privacy concerns related to Facebook's Graph Search are beginning to hit home today, as a Tumblr of "Actual Facebook Graph Searches" gained attention last night and this morning, but privacy experts think Facebook showed increased regard for us... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Meme Actual Facebook Graph Searches May Prompt Users To Examine Their Likes - Posted January 23, 2013
Despite the fact that not every Facebook user has access to its new graph search feature, sa... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Workers' Social Media Rights | Google's Cost-Per-Clicks - Posted January 23, 2013
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Tumblr Takes Photo Sharing to New Widths with Panoramic Photos - Posted January 18, 2013
  Amid the battle between photo-sharing sites that no longer want to share (we're looking at you, Instagram and Twitter), Tumblr has quietly added something bigger. As of yesterday, users can upload panoramic photos to the blogging site. More specifically, Tumbl... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Teens Like Tumblr | Facebook Shares Up - Posted January 10, 2013
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More Teens Are on Tumblr than Facebook or Instagram, Survey Finds - Posted January 9, 2013
Facebook is starting to show its age, according to a recent survey of younger social media users. The shocker? Tumblr was the most popular network, beating out not only Facebook, but also its newly acquired image-sharing site, Instagram. Posterous co-founder Gary Tan ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Foursquare Privacy | 'Tumblr' Tops 'Blog' - Posted January 3, 2013
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There Are Now More Google Searches for 'Tumblr' than 'Blog' - Posted January 2, 2013
More people are searching for Tumblr on Google than for competing blogging platforms, including WordPress. What's more, the keyword "tumblr" appears more often in the search box than even the general keyword "blog." Obama for America's Laura Olin first tweeted the observation, along with this chart from Google Trend... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr to Live-GIF New Year's Eve Event in Times Square - Posted December 28, 2012
During this year's New Year's Eve celebration at New York's Time Square, New York-based Tumblr will help document the event with a steady stream of animated GIFs. Topher ... [SocialTimes.com]

Binders Full Of Memes: The Top 20 Memes Of 2012 - Posted December 28, 2012
When you look back on 2012, what will be the things you remember most? If you spend as much time on the Internet as we do, it won't be the world events, politics, or natural disasters that will stand out in your mind...it will be "Teh Interwebz" reaction to them... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Glorious Les Memes for Les Mis rables - Posted December 27, 2012
The music of Les Mis rables has been in circulation for more than 30 years, and those who are old enough to remember can sing every song by heart. Based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel, the musical version of Les Mis rables debuted in 1980 with music by Claude-Michel Sch nberg and... [SocialTimes.com]

An inside look at how IntoNow's 'CapIt' is making photos of TV social - Posted December 25, 2012
This past year, was the year of the image maturing on the social web. From Pinter... [Lost Remote]

Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Niche Retailers Than to Major Sites - Posted December 21, 2012
Pinterest users aren't clicking over to big-name e-commerce sites at the rate that some industry watchers have suggested, according to a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Update Delivers iPad Optimization - Posted December 20, 2012
Tumblr launched an update of its iOS app yesterday that delivers iPad optimization. Users on iPad have more direct access to Tumblr's basic content-sharing menu and will see larger ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Privacy | Apple-Foursquare Talks? - Posted December 19, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Exclusive: MAZ Reports Growth in Pinterest Activity, Makes Magazine Clips Shareable on Tumblr - Posted December 18, 2012
Visual sites like Pinterest have brought to the internet the pleasure of clipping pictures out of a magazine and saving them into a scrapbook. MAZ Digital took the concept one step further with an iPad publishing platform that works with digital magazines... [SocialTimes.com]

VH1 Divas Wants to Take You to Social Town - Posted December 14, 2012
VH1 hopes its Sunday VH1 Divas event - honoring Whitney Houston and Donna Summer, hosted by Adam Lambert and featuring popular artists such as ... [SocialTimes.com]

Figuring Out Where to Pitch Your Stories - Posted December 13, 2012
This week brings another helpful post from our friends at ... [PRNewser]

Tumblr Takes Website Down to Work on Technical Problem - Posted December 12, 2012
[caption id="attachment_113294" align="alignleft" width="215"] Tumblr CEO David Karp via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Tumblr CEO David Karp via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Tumblr has taken its site offline to work on a major technical problem, th... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo: We've Got Mobile Photo Filters, Too! - Posted December 12, 2012
Yahoo launched an update to its Flickr app for iOS today, which allows users to take photos from their mobile devies for the first time and adds 16 filters, built-in editing and an Explore feature... [SocialTimes.com]

Tagging the Visual Web: Visual Media Doesn't Have To Be Dumb Anymore - Posted December 5, 2012
Instagram. Tumblr. Pinterest. The web in 2012 is a tremendously visual place, and yet, "visual media still as dumb today as it was 20 years ago," says Todd Carter, founder and CEO of Tagasauris. It doesn't have to be that way, and Tagasauris has put its money on changing the state of... [semanticweb.com]

Social Network Usage Continues to Grow, But Facebook Draws Fewer Visitors - Posted December 3, 2012
[caption id="attachment_112265" align="alignleft" width="300"] venimo / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Time spent on social networks nearly doubled on tablets over the past year and time spent overall also grew, but Facebook drew 4 percent fewer unique visitors, according to a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Analytics | U.N. Twitter Typo - Posted November 30, 2012
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Tumblr Analytics Now Available for Enterprise - Posted November 29, 2012
After a months-long private beta, Union Metrics publicly launched its Tumblr analytics service for enterpri... [AllFacebook]

Tumblr Analytics Now Available for Enterprise - Posted November 29, 2012
After a months-long private beta, Union Metrics publicly launched its Tumblr analytics service for enterpri... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Spend On Facebook? - Posted November 28, 2012
For many people, Facebook is the first site they log into every morning and the last thing they check before going to bed. All of that time can really add up. Law firm Morrison Foerster, through its Socially Aware blog, found out that people spend ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook, IPO Among Bing's Most-Searched Terms Of 2012 - Posted November 27, 2012
Though Mark Zuckerberg doesn't have the tabloid-turning power of Kim Kardashian or Justin Bieber, Facebook was among Bing's most-searched terms of the year. The year isn't over yet, but that didn't stop Bing (which has been a solid partner with Faceb... [AllFacebook]

'Girl Meets World' Meets World Via Twitter, Tumblr - Posted November 27, 2012
A long-rumored spinoff of the 1990s ABC sitcom Boy Meets World will indeed hit the airwaves, according to Twitter and Tumblr announcements from the actors involved. The daughter of the original boy -- Cory Matthews, played by Ben Savage -- and Topanga Lawrence, played by Danielle Fishel, gives the... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Privacy | Tumblr Grows - Posted November 27, 2012
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Tumblr Debuts on Quantcast List of Top 10 Websites - Posted November 26, 2012
Tumblr is now among the top 10 most-trafficked web properties in the U.S., according to Quantcast analytics. The blog network reaches nearly 170 million people per month around the world. "You guys have earned an audience bigger than the bigg... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mumbai Arrests Over Facebook Post | Amazon Posts - Posted November 20, 2012
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Mark Cuban: Facebook Is Straying From Its Original Mission - Posted November 19, 2012
Billionaire Mark Cuban used his ... [AllFacebook]

Is Billionaire Mark Cuban's Anger At Facebook Misguided? - Posted November 15, 2012
Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks, is... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vimeo Paywall | Twitter Hire - Posted November 14, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Vimeo Shows Off New Paywall Vide... [SocialTimes.com]

Who's on Tumblr's A-List? - Posted November 13, 2012
Today Tumblr has released a list of preferred marketing partners that includes Deep Focus, Social@Ogilvy, and other firms to help brands navigate the blogging platform. Plenty of social companies, including Facebook and Google+, have a list like this. Tumblr's teamsters... [SocialTimes.com]

Which Tech Giant Ran the Best Election 'Campaign?' - Posted November 6, 2012
We'd like to follow up on a question posed by multiple blogs today: which big tech/social media/search... [PRNewser]

Pinterest CEO Silbermann Defends Site's User Base, Promises Improvements to Mobile Apps - Posted November 5, 2012
Pinterest's user base skews female and Midwestern, which would make co-founder and CEO Ben Silbermann the class loser to the Silicon Valley set if he weren't so darned successful. If you hear one thing about Pinterest, you hear that there are more women on it than on sites like Reddit, Alexis... [SocialTimes.com]

HootSuite Adds Reddit and StumbleUpon to App Directory - Posted October 30, 2012
HootSuite today added two first-generation social media platforms to its app directory, which allows users to engage with platforms from their HootSuite dashboard. Users can now access StumbleUpon ... [SocialTimes.com]

Fake Hurricane Sandy Photos Blow Through Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter - Posted October 29, 2012
Today the Internet is full of astonishing photos of Hurricane Sandy, the category-1 hurricane that's working its way along the East Coast. Unfortunately, a lot of the most dramatic images are stock photos that have either been altered or simply reused. Want to know which pictures are real? Here are three places... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Suffering Long Outage - Posted October 26, 2012
Tumblr is entering hour four of an outage that the company attributes to one of its uplink providers. "Recovery is moving quickly and we will return to full service shortly," the company said, repeating a... [SocialTimes.com]

Report: 77 Percent Of Data Generated By Facebook Mobile Apps Goes To Five Sites - Posted October 23, 2012
With more and more Facebook users accessing the social network via mobile devices, Citrix examined where mobile traffic driven by Facebook was going, finding that 77 percent of the data volume generated by the social network's mobile app... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Go Purple On Friday To Support Gay Youth - Posted October 18, 2012
Facebook's trademark color has always been (and will likely always be) blue. However, on Friday, the social network will ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Teens Like Facebook More Than Twitter - Posted October 15, 2012
Teenagers are using all kinds of social networks nowadays -- Tumblr, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter -- but they're not really flocking to ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Space Jump on YouTube | Reddit Ban | Zynga Lawsuit - Posted October 15, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: VP Debate | Tumblr Photoset | Facebook Interns - Posted October 12, 2012
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Tumblr Launches Photosets App for Making Mini Albums - Posted October 11, 2012
iPhone pictures are like potato chips: you can't take just one. Today Tumblr launched a free app for iPhone and iPad that combines all your images into miniature albums called Photosets. "Photosets have been one of o... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Surpassed Tumblr in Unique Visitors - Posted October 10, 2012
Pinterest edged past Tumblr in unique visitors for the first time in August, according to Compete analytics. Although Pinterest has grown faster than any other social network in recent months, as a relative newcomer, it has continued to have fewer visitors. Like Pinterest, Tumblr tailors its user expe... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Staffing | LinkedIn Ruling | Facebook Offer - Posted October 9, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Down | 1B Facebook Users | @LadyGaga Milestone - Posted October 5, 2012
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Tumblr Has an Official Analytics Tool - Posted October 4, 2012
Tumblr is one step closer to building an advertising business within the cozy blogging community known for single-subject blogs and animated pictures. The Next Web reports that Union Metrics, the social analytics company behind TweetReach, has secured access to Tumblr's firehose to c... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Image | Twitter Discover Tab | Tumblr Outage - Posted October 1, 2012
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PBS Mixes Facebook, Other Social Networks Into Documentary 'Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women' - Posted September 24, 2012
PBS will air documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Oct. 1 and 2, but ... [AllFacebook]

After LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr, The Latest To Get Disconnected From Twitter Is IFTTT - Posted September 21, 2012
Twitter has been on a virtual rampage lately, shutting its doors to prominent companies who had been used to displaying and interacting tweets for years. Businesses like LinkedIn appear to be ... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter and IFTTT | Facebook Updates | YouTube Ruling - Posted September 21, 2012
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Captain Picard Hates Time Warner Cable Too - Posted September 14, 2012
Set phasers to annoyed (we know, we know)! Classic British theater vet Sir Patrick Stewart--best known for his appearance on that one episode of "Frasier" where his... [PRNewser]

Pew Research Releases First-Ever Stats on Social Curation and Creation on Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr - Posted September 14, 2012
Facebook and Twitter might be the most popular social networks, but there are other places to create and curate content, Pew Research has learned. Users are increasingly turning to Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr for photos and videos. In a study entitled, "... [SocialTimes.com]

Pew Study Looks At Photo, Video Sharing Habits - Posted September 14, 2012
There's a lot of pressure on journalists and news organizations to be everywhere, not just when it comes to feet on the ground reporting but also when it comes to tweets, pins, posts, etc. on all form of social media. We've even encouraged the trend with tips to maximize your presence on... [TVSpy]

The Social Web Remembers 9/11 Eleven Years Later - Posted September 11, 2012
It seems astonishing that 9/11 happened over a decade ago and today, eleven years after the day that left an indelible mark on America and the rest of the world, the social web is remembering. From YouTube to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and beyond, people are remembering September 11,... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kindle Updates | Instagram Buy | Twitter Self-Serve Ads - Posted September 7, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Bloody Instagram Photo | Facebook Buy | Chris Christie - Posted August 27, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Probe | Tumblr Friend-Finder | Donkey Wi-Fi - Posted August 23, 2012
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Effective Social Network On Facebook Is ... Wait For It ... Facebook! - Posted August 22, 2012
Facebook knows how to Facebook. That was the shocking result of a study by ... [AllFacebook]

How to Get Newsweek's Prince Harry Cursor on Your Tumblr Page - Posted August 22, 2012
Newsweek just made a cursor for its Tumblr page that's shaped like Prince Harry's head. Want one? Here's how to put the Vegas-loving prince on your own Tumblr blog or, better yet, make a cursor of your own. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Hillary Clinton Doesn't Care Whether You Like Her Outfit - Posted August 17, 2012
OK, we know we live in an era characterized by bad-faith political polarization that borders on complete dysfunctional inertia, but we still feel like we can achieve bipartisan agreement on one point: Hillary Clinton does not mess a... [PRNewser]

Hillary Clinton Doesn't Care Whether You Like Her Outfit - Posted August 17, 2012
OK, we know we live in an era characterized by bad-faith political polarization that borders on complete inertia, but we still feel like we can reach agreement on one point: Hillary Clinton does not mess around. In the wake of th... [AgencySpy]

Progressive Update: No Mo Flo? - Posted August 16, 2012
Hey, how is Progressive Insurance dealing with their ongoing PR imbroglio? If you guessed "running around like a headless chicken", then you just might be correct! According to ... [PRNewser]

Progressive Responds to Controversy, Still Looks Very Bad - Posted August 14, 2012
We aren't privy to all the sad details of the growing ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Fastest Texter | Zynga COO Quits | Pinterest Drops Invites - Posted August 9, 2012
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Why Tumblr's Ads Will Be Nothing Like Facebook's, Google's - Posted August 8, 2012
Tumblr is determined to turn its blog network into an advertising business without alienating the people who will have to look at the ads. But the same models that work for Google and Facebook will not work for Tumblr. In a recent interview, Tumblr CEO David Karp told IT Pro's Matthew Hall: "Instead... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Fallout | New Digg | Tumblr 'Holmies' - Posted August 1, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Partners | Facebook-Walmart Meeting | Tweet Archives - Posted July 20, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Google+ Liked | LivingSocial | HootSuite Autoschedule - Posted July 18, 2012
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Pinterest Users More Likely to Vote for Mitt Romney [Infographic] - Posted July 12, 2012
If you find yourself on Pinterest more often than Etsy, you might be a Romney supporter, according to this infographic. See where you fall on the political spectrum based on the social media sites you use -- the results may surprise you. In what is easily the most shocking analysis of social... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook-CNN Partnership | Twitter App | Free Google Class - Posted July 10, 2012
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Tumblr Captures the High-Pitched Screams of One Direction Fans [Video] - Posted July 9, 2012
Tumblr has teamed with MTV on a tribute to One Direction's biggest fans. "Seriously, Directioners are the deadliest of fandoms and only pinch people's bums on Wednesday," warns the Urban Dictionary. It's not Wednesday yet, so it's probably safe to watch this series from Tumblr's Storyboard editors called "Special Report: Inside... [AllFacebook]

Tumblr Captures the High-Pitched Screams of One Direction Fans [Video] - Posted July 9, 2012
Tumblr has teamed with MTV on a tribute to One Direction's biggest fans. "Seriously, Directioners are the deadliest of fandoms and only pinch people's bums on Wednesday," warns the Urban Dictionary. It's not Wednesday yet, so it's probably safe to watch this series from Tumblr's Storyboard editors called "Special Report: Inside... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Internet Outage | Trojan App Axed | Webinar Record - Posted July 6, 2012
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News Cats on Tumblr Turn Journalist Woes To Laughs - Posted July 3, 2012
Here's a quick mid-week laugh for any reporter who has ever found themselves stuck covering a three-hour meeting with other things on their mind, combined with zero cell phone reception and several ... [TVSpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Nixes Tweets | Cloud Outage | NY Flash Mob - Posted July 2, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: RIM's Sinking Ship | Chrome on iOS | Tumblr Pinned Posts - Posted June 29, 2012
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Teens Choosing Tumblr, Foursquare Over Facebook - Posted June 21, 2012
In terms of social media preferences, teenagers have been hard to quantify. A study released recently by youth market resea... [AllFacebook]

Tumblr Update for iPhone Revamps Design, Usability - Posted June 21, 2012
Tumblr has launched a new version of their iOS app and it includes a lot of smart upgrades, performance improvements and design revisions. The app replaces the old Tumblr application which was a bit unwieldy - it was extremely difficult to browse content and the navigation buttons were difficult to comprehend.... [SocialTimes.com]

Court: Failing Student Over Facebook Post OK | LinkedIn Sued for $5M | Tumblr Releases New iOS App - Posted June 21, 2012
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Explore London 2012 On Facebook Hub Launches In Preparation For 2012 Summer Olympics - Posted June 18, 2012
With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games i... [AllFacebook]

Facebook CTO Leaving | Tumblr to Release iOS App | Social Media and Athletes - Posted June 18, 2012
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Rock The Vote, PromoJam Enlist Facebook Like Button In Voter-Registration Campaign - Posted June 14, 2012
Rock the Vote teamed up wi... [AllFacebook]

How the MTV Movie Awards Rocked Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter - Posted June 7, 2012
Less stuffy than the Oscars, the MTV Movie Awards inspires fashion risks and public outbursts as stars vie for buckets of golden popcorn and dubious honors like "Best On-Screen Dirtbag." It's one of MTV's biggest events of the year, which is why the network leaves little to chance, giving viewers... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Hacked, Exposing Passwords | New Twitter Bird Takes Flight | Google Upgrades Mobile Maps - Posted June 7, 2012
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'Nothing More than Dust Jackets for Books': Tumblr Users Remember Ray Bradbury with Book Covers - Posted June 6, 2012
Ray Bradbury once wrote that "We're nothing more than dust jackets for books, of no significance otherwise." The author of Fahrenheit 451 and other science fiction classics passed away on Wednesday at the age of 91. More than a few book lovers in the Tumblr community lamented the news, but... [AllFacebook]

Make Your Own THAT Intern Meme with The Washington Post - Posted June 6, 2012
It's that time of year again where newsrooms across the country are inundated with summer interns. The Washington Post is taking a light hearted approach to summer interns with a fun feature called "Have you seen THAT intern?" where you can turn your questionable intern e... [TVSpy]

Rumor: iOS 6 Includes Facebook Sharing | Airtime Launch Faces Glitches | Google Purchasing Meebo - Posted June 6, 2012
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Romney Buys #Amercia Promoted Tweets | Google+ Local Launches | Oracle CEO Loved Facebook - Posted May 31, 2012
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Why GM Turned on Facebook - and Why Social Media Users Are Doomed, Anyway - Posted May 29, 2012
When GM pulled a $10 million ad campaign from Facebook, the industry shuddered at what that might mean for the rest of the social media ecosystem. It's expected that venture-backed companies, especially those that are publicly traded, will figure out a sustainable way to earn revenue. But that's not to say... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr CEO David Karp Discusses the Roots of Tumblr - Posted May 29, 2012
Where is the best location to start up a social media company? New York City or California? The Big Apple, of course. That was the hoodie-wearing Tumblr CEO David Karp's answer to the question posed by The Webby Awards executive director David Michel-Davies during the keynote presentation at ... [SocialTimes.com]

The IPO Effect: David Kirkpatrick Talks Facebook - Posted May 24, 2012
Busted: We admit to a case of interview envy. ... [AllFacebook]

Announcing our Social Curation Summit - Coming to NYC on July 31 - Posted May 23, 2012
We're excited to announce the launch of our new conference, Social Curation Summit! Join us in New York City on July 31 for the first ever full-day conference exploring the business of social content curation and visual communities.... [AllTwitter]

Tumblr CEO David Karp: 'The State of Digital Advertising Is Uninspiring' [Video] - Posted May 21, 2012
"I've definitely been hard on digital advertising," admitted David Karp. In a fireside chat at the TechCruch Disrupt in New York City on Monday, the founder and CEO of the micro-blogging site Tumblr lamented that "the state of digital advertising is uninspiring." His solution? "Telling stories that resonate with people to... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Referrals From Facebook Up 2.5X Following Upgrade For Timeline - Posted May 18, 2012
Since upgrading for timeline and launching with open graph in April, Tumblr has seen its ref... [AllFacebook]

Roundtable: Decoding Taste Through Social Graphs - Posted May 16, 2012
NEW YORK - Whether users are shopping, browsing, or talking about their interests online, the success of the social graph depends on how well companies can interpret the results and use them to predict behavior, said experts at the APPNATION NYC Mobile + TV 3.0 Summit... [SocialTimes.com]

Six Covers Newsweek Could Have Chosen For Its 'First Gay President' Issue - Posted May 15, 2012
When it comes to blogging platform Tumblr, Newsweek has always led the pack. The news magazine is at it again -- this time posting six alternative, although... [10,000 Words]

Facebook App Center Coming | Brain Surgery Live-Tweeted | iPhone App for Google+ Redesigned - Posted May 10, 2012
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Feds Urge Social Media Wills | Facebook's Next Stop: Boston | 'Hangouts on Air' Rolling Out - Posted May 8, 2012
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Too Much, Too Soon? Perfect 10 Sues Tumblr for Copyright Violations - Posted May 7, 2012
In what could be a definitive case in the battle for copyright protection against photo-sharing sites, Perfect 10 has sued Tumblr for failing to remove unauthorized nude images from the blogging site. Paid Content had ... [AllFacebook]

Too Much, Too Soon? Perfect 10 Sues Tumblr for Copyright Violations - Posted May 7, 2012
In what could be a definitive case in the battle for copyright protection against photo-sharing sites, Perfect 10 has sued Tumblr for failing to remove unauthorized nude images from the blogging site. Paid Content had ... [SocialTimes.com]

Evernote's $1 Billion Valuation, Tumblr Ads, and a New Magazine App [Podcast] - Posted May 4, 2012
On today's Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog joined me for a look at Evernote's $1 billion valuation and Tumblr's decision to bite the bullet... [SocialTimes.com]

Star Trek Actor Launches Vitriolic Tumblr Rant Against Google+ - Posted May 3, 2012
What's the most annoying thing on the web? It might be spam, it might be pop-ups, and it might be mandatory registrations. To Wil Wheaton, who played the redheaded Doctor's son in Star Trek: The Next Generation, it's definitely the third one. The actor recently tried to 'like'... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook IPO Nears | Tumblr Offers Advertising | Social Game Connecting Georgia Communities - Posted May 3, 2012
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Tumblr CEO David Karp's Farewell Blog to President John Maloney - Posted April 30, 2012
Today Tumblr CEO David Karp bid farewell to his friend and mentor John Maloney, who is leaving Tumblr after serving as the company's president since September 2008. In a blog post this morning, Karp described how he met the UrbanBaby founder in New York City and how he's ... [SocialTimes.com]

Chomp Is Gone From Android | Tumblr President Leaves | Rise Of Social Apps - Posted April 30, 2012
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TFF 2012: Tumblr's Mark Coatney Explains How Films Resonate with the Blogging Community - Posted April 25, 2012
NEW YORK, NY - Tumblr CEO David Karp didn't make it to the Tribeca Film Festival's Future of Film lunch talk yesterday, which was held at 92YTribeca. Fortunately, head of outreach Mark Coatney filled in at the last minute to offer filmmakers some tips on how to... [SocialTimes.com]

Zuckerberg's Solo Instagram Deal | Spotify's Coca-Cola Partnership | Tumblr's New Ads - Posted April 19, 2012
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Twitter's Patent Agreement | Hulu's Ad Guarantee | Tumblr to Beat Blogs - Posted April 18, 2012
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Social Media Hiring Dilemma: Reporter's Job Rescinded After Announcing Job on Tumblr - Posted April 13, 2012
Sure, in this day and age companies have compiled social media policies as part of their employee handbooks but after hearing the latest story, maybe guidelines should be established for new employees and job candidates overall. Here's what went down: Khristopher J. Brooks landed a job at the News Journal in Delaware.... [MediaJobsDaily]

Downloading Facebook Info | Tumblr's Business Savvy | Stumbling Gets Social - Posted April 13, 2012
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Who Will Facebook Buy Next? Place Your Bets! - Posted April 11, 2012
"We don't plan on doing many more of these, if any at all," Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in announcing the social network's $1 billion acquisition of photo-sharing... [AllFacebook]

Anonymous Tops Reddit | Twitter Bribe | Is Facebook Uncool? - Posted April 11, 2012
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Tumblr's Android App Gets a Makeover - Posted April 10, 2012
Tumblr has just enhanced its blogging app for the Android. Released this morning on Google Play, the app has a cleaner interface, loads more quickly, puts notifications for multiple blogs in one place, has a better photo browser, and randomly highlights posts from the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Dan Harmon Says Sorry to Chevy Chase on Tumblr - Posted April 5, 2012
If you're at all familiar with names like Brita or Abed or strange pronunciations of bagel then you know all about Community, the NBC comedy creat... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Co-Founder Exits | Groupon's Stock Drops | Tumblr's Facebook Integration - Posted April 3, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Welcome to the Morning Social Media Newsfeed! Here, we... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter's Unfollowing Bug | Tumblr's 20 Billion | Gingrich on Pinterest - Posted March 29, 2012
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Tumblr Reaches 20 Billion Posts - Posted March 28, 2012
Tumblr bloggers have contributed more than 20 billion posts since the site launched in 2007. The company apparently "forgot to make a big deal of this" when it happened on Monday night, so they announced the milestone this morning on Twitter. The number of blog posts is worth mentioning because it shows... [SocialTimes.com]

Hiring: Tumblr Needs An Ad Sales Executive - Posted February 27, 2012
Not too long ago, we posted about Tumblr's hunt for journalists. Now the blogging platform is looking for someone to lead ad sales, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Hiring: Tumblr Needs An Ad Sales Executive - Posted February 27, 2012
Not too long ago, we posted about Tumblr's hunt for journalists. Now the blogging platform is looking for someone to lead ad sales, ... [FishbowlNY]

Tumblr Censors Self-Harm Blogs and Educates Users Who Search for "Thinspiration" - Posted February 24, 2012
Recently, Reddit announced that despite their adamant stance towards free speech, they would be banning sites that had obscene content relating to children. Possibly taking a cue from that move, Tumblr has decided to b... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr's Election 2012 Report: Bloggers Respond to Republican Primaries [Infographic] - Posted January 31, 2012
The laws of Tumblr are not unlike the laws of physics: for every action, there is an equal and opposition reaction. In the case of the Republican primaries, real debates have sparked facetious posts. This Election 2012 Report from Tumblr shows the blog community's reaction to the Republican primaries. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Reaches 120 Million People, 15 Billion Page Views Per Month - Posted January 23, 2012
At the Digitial Life Design (DLD) conference in Munich, Germany, Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp announced that the blogging site now reaches 120 million people and 15 billion pageviews every month. According to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker Writer Fired After Using N-Word in Post, January 6 ... [FishbowlLA]

Talk Show Launches On Tumblr Shot Entirely On iPhones...By The Guests - Posted January 9, 2012
What happens when two guys that are constantly wearing plaid shirts get together for a few beers? Well, they come up with the idea to do a talk show all about plaid that's shot entirely on iPhones, of course! The show is called Plaid Forever and it launched today... [SocialTimes.com]

Hey Journalists: Tumblr is Looking for You - Posted January 6, 2012
Gawker recently posted the headline, "Tumblr Is Launching Its Own Journalism Operation." Our immediate thoughts: Wow, really? That would be awesome. Or, wait, would it? Maybe not. Could be. Hmm, why would the platform want to do... [Fishbowl NY]

Hey Journalists: Tumblr is Looking for You - Posted January 6, 2012
Gawker recently posted the headline, "Tumblr Is Launching Its Own Journalism Operation." Our immediate thoughts: Wow, really? That would be awesome. Or, wait, would it? Maybe not. Could be. Hmm, why would the platform want to do... [FishbowlNY]

"Happiness Is" -- Coke Joins Tumblr - Posted January 5, 2012
Tumblr is known for jaw-dropping visuals and hyper-focused topics, which is why brands have to think outside the advertising box to have a blog that fans will care about. Coca-Cola's new Tumblr page features one of the great designs of the last century: the classic Coca-Cola bottle. The "Happiness Is -"... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Rolls Out Fan Mail, A New Interblog Messaging Service - Posted January 5, 2012
Have you ever wished you could send a quick note to your favorite Tumblr users to give them notes and suggestions or just let them know you think they're awesome? Soon you'll be able to with a new Tumblr feature called "Fan Mail." Tumblr will be rolling out Fan... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr, Others View Journalistic Content As Key Part Of Future - Posted December 30, 2011
Tumblr really wants to be more than a collection of cute animal pictures. In fact, it views large publishers as an essential part of its future. Tumblr's mindset is that quality content from these publishers grows audiences. "At Tumblr, there's a recognition that Tumblr is better when you get better stuff... [TVSpy]

Tumblr Goes Meme-Crazy for Ryan Gosling - Posted December 29, 2011
I think we can all agree that Ryan Gosling is the perfect guy. He's got the looks, the charm and, of course, the notebook. And, as of this year, he's got a meme dedicated to him. Ryan Gosling's 'Hey Girl' meme, which originated on the 'F*** Yeah Ryan... [SocialTimes.com]

Will the Twitter Redesign Threaten Tumblr? - Posted December 27, 2011
Unless you've been living in a bird-free zone, you know that Twitter recently overhauled their home page. The new page allows people to see shared videos, links and photos directly within the stream of Twitter by clicking the 'open' button... [AllTwitter]

Will the Twitter Redesign Threaten Tumblr? - Posted December 23, 2011
Unless you've been living in a bird-free zone, you know that Twitter recently overhauled their home page. The new page allows people to see shared videos, links and photos directly within the stream of Twitter by clicking the 'open' button. Photos are expanded, videos are displayed and even links... [SocialTimes.com]

What's the 2011 World Record for Most Comments on a Facebook Wall Post? [Infographic] - Posted December 22, 2011
The folks at RecordSetter have put together this extremely interesting infographic looking at 2011 World Records for social media. It looks at various networks including Facebook and Tumblr, and also has some statistics on games. Take a look below. The most surprising statistic to me was that the most number... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Tumblr Tips For Microblogging Success - Posted December 19, 2011
Tumblr is all the rage these days. New Tumblr blogs are going viral on an almost daily basis, from Teenage Mutant Ninja Noses to The 99 Percent, ... [SocialTimes.com]

"Put your Beard in my Mouth" -- Ke$ha Joins Tumblr With Class - Posted December 8, 2011
Moustaches get all the attention and it's just not fair...for beards, that is. Ke$ha wants to give beards the attention that they deserve and so she's launched her very own Tumblr dedicated to beards, just in time for Decembeard! ... [SocialTimes.com]

SCAM: Tumblr is Not Giving Away a Macbook - Posted December 7, 2011
I'm a big fan of Tumblr, as many of my friends may know. I think it's the best way to save your favorite images, posts or videos in a public place that you can show to your friends. For instance, whenever my friends or I see a great video,... [SocialTimes.com]

Journalists Tired Of 'Bad Press' Turn To Tumblr To Tell Their Stories, 99 Percent-Style - Posted December 5, 2011
Inspired by the 'We Are The 99 Percent' Tumblr, Emily Nipps, a reporter from the St. Petersburg Times has created 'We Are Journalists', a collaborative Tumblr where journalists that are "tire... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Texts From Bennett & A Pancake Rap - Posted December 2, 2011
TGIF! Friday is finally here and to help usher you into the weekend with a smile we've compiled some of this week's funniest videos (and a Tumblr). This week's Friday Morning Laughs includes a rap about pancakes and some hilarious texts, a corn-eating porcupine, a Dunkaroos-eating dog, an hilariously... [SocialTimes.com]

The Rapid Rise of Tumblr [Infographic] - Posted November 16, 2011
Tumblr has been around for less than five years. Yet, it has grown relatively fast from an unknown startup to an international microblogging sensation. In the past year the company has grown an awe-inspiring 900% and clearly overshadows one of its quasi-competitors, Wordpress. Tumblr's growth is largely due to its worldwide reach... [SocialTimes.com]

NYC Open Data Launches New Blog to Showcase Datasets - Posted November 11, 2011
NYC Open Data has created a new Tumblr blog to showcase datasets and visualizations that the organization makes available to developers. ... [semanticweb.com]

HootSuite Now Offers YouTube, Tumblr, Flickr Support With New App Directory - Posted November 9, 2011
HootSuite, one of the most popular Twitter dashboards, is expanding in a big way. The company just announced its new App Directory, a platform for third-parties to integrate their existing apps (or build custom ones) into HootSuite. The first wave of big-name apps t... [AllTwitter]

"We Are Journalists" Tumblr Recalls The Romanticism of Reporting - Posted November 9, 2011
There are only 12 entries so far, but the posts on the new Tumblr We Are Journalists are moving enough to pack a stiff punch. Hovering somewhere between endearingly earnest and slightly self-important, the blog hi... [TVSpy]

"We Are Journalists" Tumblr Recalls The Romanticism of Reporting - Posted November 9, 2011
There are only 12 entries so far, but the posts on the new Tumblr We Are Journalists are moving enough to pack a stiff punch. Hovering somewhere between endearingly earnest and slightly self-important, the blog hi... [10,000 Words]

Is Tumblr Working on a Secret Project Called Seltzer? - Posted November 2, 2011
Tumblr has been growing steadily since its inception. The microblogging site continues to hit milestones including its 10 millionth post and profiles for celebrities like Lady Gaga, Joe Jonas, Zooey Deschannel, Katy Perry, Joseph Gordon Levitt and John Legend. And, just recently, President Obama's campaign for 2012 began bl... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Cracks Down on Spammers and Scammers - Posted October 31, 2011
[caption id="attachment_82606" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Brian Braiker of Fresh Air Tumblr"][/caption] For the past few months, Tumblr has been in the news about its unprecedented problem with spam blogs and ... [SocialTimes.com]

GetGlue Launches A New Real-Time Conversation Experience - Posted October 25, 2011
Popular social TV app GetGlue just got even more social with the launch of a new real-time conversation feature, Tumblr sharing and personalized widgets. The new GetGlue features were announced by Alex on the GetGlue blo... [SocialTimes.com]

You Know You're a Wattpadder When... - Posted October 20, 2011
Last week, Wattpad user Jordan Lynde posted an image online. In just a few days, it was "liked" 380 times. What was the image? A heart with the message: "You know you're a Wattpadder when your heart skips a beat every time your favorite story gets updated." That idea set the... [SocialTimes.com]

Should Your Business Be on Tumblr? 5 Businesses That Said Yes - Posted October 18, 2011
If you have a business, whether small or large, I am sure you are looking for an easy and effective blogging platform for your business. Traditionally, WordPress has been the place to go, but some businesses are finding that Tumblr is a platform that has its advantages. The microblogging... [SocialTimes.com]

'Producer Matthew' Closes His Blog - Posted September 29, 2011
Aggregation journalist "Producer" Matthew Keys (@ProducerMatthew), who we first told you about in March, has stopped providing real-time news aggregations on his Tumblr blog, producermatthew.com. [caption id="at... [10,000 Words]

StumbleUpon Shutting Down Themes, Photo Blogs - Posted September 27, 2011
StumbleUpon users are likely unhappy about the company's decision to shut down some features of the service on October 24. The company reports that they are shutting down groups, photo and HTML blogging, and the ability to select themes. The reason behind the decision is to simplify the service... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Continues Upwards Surge - Posted September 23, 2011
The ever so popular social microblogging site Tumblr has been on a rocket ride since the beginning of last year. The blogging site's unique user base soared in the last year, gaining 183 percent from May 2010 to May 2011, according to the Nielsen Co. "State of... [SocialTimes.com]

Time Now has Two Tumblr Blogs - Posted September 8, 2011
The magazine that declared (pre-war) Adolf Hitler: Man of the Year, in 1938 now has a Tumblr presence with two new blogs. Time magazine calls the first one Time Ligh... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr for Android 2.0 Manages Multiple Blogs with New Interface - Posted September 6, 2011
Android users should be ecstatic to know that the Tumblr Android app just went through a major overhaul. What an overhaul it is! It feels like a brand new experience with a revamped UI. The new app has the ability to quickly create and save posts. You can even add video... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr for Android Honeycomb Tablets Arriving Soon - Posted September 6, 2011
Tumblr, the high flying free micro-blogging service, recently issued a minor update to their Android app. While the bug fixes are important to people experiencing problems with the app, the bigger news is at the end of the blog items announcing the release that provides a near future road map for... [SocialTimes.com]

BreakingNews Joins Tumblr, Will Aggregate Breaking News - Posted August 16, 2011
BreakingNews, the MSNBC.com-run operation that's best-known for the @BreakingNews Twitter feed, has officially joined another social network: Tumblr (http://breakingnews.tumblr.com/). A news operation joining ... [TVSpy]

Klout Expands Influence to Blogs, Flickr - Posted August 12, 2011
According to a recent article, "Online influence determiner Klout has doubled the number of its services adding Blogger, Flickr, Ins... [semanticweb.com]

imgTumble: Tumblr Photo Browser for iPad - Posted July 29, 2011
Just released on the market is imgTumble 1.0 for iPad. imgTumble is a photo browsing app for the popular site Tumblr. The iPad version of imgTumble has a insightful 3-column interface that bestows scrollable lists of photos. "Enjoy browsing Tumblr in an immersive layout where photos take focus and are always... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Being Exploited as a Scamming Launchpad - Posted July 13, 2011
GFI Software reported that several hundred Tumblr accounts were being misused as a fraud and scamming launchpad. Then, Commtouch, an internet security technology company, discovered how the scammers were redirecting visitors to another site outside Tumblr. According to Avi Turiel, Commtouch director of m... [SocialTimes.com]

U.S. Agencies Using Tumblr To Increase Transparency - Posted July 5, 2011
Governmental agencies are staking some space on Tumblr, the popular microblogging site. The State Department to the National Archives, Peace Corps and General Services Administration are using the site to give people a look at their in-house activities. Roughly 60 percent of Tumblr users are outside of t... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Webview Now IDs the iPad and Optimizes For It - Posted June 30, 2011
Tumblr's iPhone app just had a major update (see: Tumblr for iPhone 2.0: New Look, Features & Enhancements). However, it is not a "universal" iOS app that rescales for the iPad. iPad users should not feel negelected, however, because Tumblr tweaked their website to identify and optimize ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr for iPhone 2.0: New Look, Features & Enhancements - Posted June 30, 2011
Tumblr is a popular micro-blog service that lets you quickly and easily post text, audio, images and video. It also lets you follow your favorite "tumblogs" and like or reblog specific tumblog entries. The Tumblr app for the iPhone just got a major update. Tumblr ... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Boosts Voting for Spike TV's Guys Choice - Posted June 10, 2011
Voting for the winners of Guys Choice, which debuts Friday at 9 p.m. on Spike TV, was up 115 percent compared with last year, and the cable network credit... [SocialTimes.com]

MTV Tumbles Into Tumblr - Posted June 2, 2011
MTV added Tumblr to its social media arsenal, launching a blog that initially offers original and repurposed content, with expansion plans including live-blogging the ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Atlantic Starts Book Club on Website, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr - Posted May 27, 2011
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood will be the first selection for 1book140, a book club established by ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Sharing Buttons: Too Much Or Not Enough? - Posted May 26, 2011
News can break at a moment's notice, and whether you have the exclusive scoop or not, chances are that readers coming to your website to read the story will want to share it with their friends and family. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and other social networking services can help give your story... [10,000 Words]

Tumblr Share Button: Will It Work? - Posted May 11, 2011
You can now share with Tumblr because the platform launched a sharing option for third-party websites. The Tumblr Share button is a lot like Facebook and Twitter buttons found on countless sites and the Button will allow Tumblr users to easily reblog their content from sites outside Tumblr's realm. The announcement... [SocialTimes.com]

Adam Lambert Wins "Best F**k Yeah! Tumblr" MTV Award - Posted May 2, 2011
Adam Lambert thrilled fans by winning "Best F**k Yeah Tumblr" award Thursday night. Lambert received the award from MTV O Music Awards, which was the first annual show honoring the music industry on the Internet. The award celebrated the Adam Lambert fan site for its extensive coverage of the former... [SocialTimes.com]

KABC Launches Tumblr Page, Have You? - Posted April 13, 2011
While stations have quickly learned to leverage Facebook and Twitter to increase their community footprint and even boost ratings, most have yet to make a serious foray into Tumblr, the social blogging platform that has been rapidly gaining in popularity. Los Angeles's KABC is now ... [SocialTimes.com]

Blog from Windows Phone 7 to WordPress, Tumblr, Posterous & Blogger Too! - Posted April 12, 2011
I've been a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) in the Windows CE/Pocket PC/Windows Mobile/Windows Phone category for over a decade now. People are awarded the MVP distinction for a variety of reasons. But, one common thread is that MVPs share their knowledge in a wide variety of ways. Microsoft has been... [SocialTimes.com]

Britney Spears Has Joined Tumblr - Posted April 11, 2011
Tumblr is growing rapidly and gaining some esteem while celebrities are jumping on the microblogging site. One such celebrity is Britney Spears, who just joined Tumblr via her blogging intern. The intern will be channeling the singer's personality and comments like "Spread the words bitch..." Though, I am not too excited... [SocialTimes.com]

Is the New York Times Tumblr Actual Journalism? - Posted April 8, 2011
The headlines say that The New York Times is now on Tumblr, but truthfully it is not the New York Times on the popular social networking platform. It's T Magazine, a subsidy online magazine of the NY Times. Which bears an interesting point: What is so special about T Magazine... [SocialTimes.com]

The Beastie Boys Make Some Noise on Tumblr - Posted April 8, 2011
We have been hearing how Tumblr has been growing like crazy, but now the social networking platform is getting noticed even more with The Beastie Boys new song, "Make Some Noise." The popular rock band introduced their new song from their next album by playing it on Tumblr. Beastie... [SocialTimes.com]

Jay-Z For A Day -- How Tumblr Accidentally Turned NewTeeVee's Ryan Lawler Into The Greatest Rapper Alive - Posted April 8, 2011
Earlier this week when Jay-Z launched his new lifestyle site at LifeAndTimes.com, GigaOM Video site editor Ryan Lawler was magically transformed into a tem... [SocialTimes.com]

Part 2: Tumblr's Mark Coatney Explains How He Left Newsweek To Join Tumblr [Video] - Posted April 5, 2011
In Part 2 of our Media Beat interview with Mark Coatney, we discuss the new role of social media tools like Tumblr in journalism, as well as why Mark made the jump from Newsweek to Tumblr. Mark also discusses how Tumblr can affect journalism today, and how traditional journalists can jump ahead... [SocialTimes.com]

Jay-Z Joins Tumblr to Create a New Lifestyle Site - Posted April 4, 2011
Jay-Z (a.k.a. Shawn Corey Carter) added editorial director to his resume of talents by joining Tumblr and creating a life style site called Life + Times. We are familiar with the rapper's clothing line and for being a savvy businessman. So, It's about time Jay-Z started a web site. Don't... [SocialTimes.com]

The New York Times Launches Its First Tumblr Blog - Posted April 4, 2011
The New York Times had finally gone live with its first Tumblr blog on Monday for T: The New York Times Style ... [Fishbowl NY]

The New York Times Launches Its First Tumblr Blog - Posted April 4, 2011
The New York Times had finally gone live with its first Tumblr blog on Monday for T: The New York Times Style ... [FishbowlNY]

Tumblr's Mark Coatney: Do Most Websites Treat Commenters As Second Class Citizens? [Video] - Posted April 4, 2011
Mark Coatney, Media Evangelist for Tumblr, recently made the trip down to our mediabistro office in Manhattan to let us in on a few secrets about Tumblr's growth and progress over the last year. Mark is a former Newsweek Senior Editor who got involved in Tumblr early, and realized it... [SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr's Security Breach Downplayed as Time Goes By - Posted March 23, 2011
"Time heals all" may play an important role in blogging platform Tumblr's snafu this last weekend. The company is downplaying the significance of a security breach, according to Mashable. The calamity began with an obvious tweet Saturday morning letting folks know security breach in ... [SocialTimes.com]

Meet 'Producer Matthew' Keys: Aggregation Journalist - Posted March 21, 2011
Uprising in Egypt. Earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Missile strikes in Libya. Major news has broken in every corner of the world during the past few weeks. In that time, Matthew Keys has proven himself to be a must follow for the latest from these hot spots. ... [10,000 Words]

Tumblr & Twitter Celebrity Kelly Oxford Lands Book Deal - Posted March 9, 2011
Blogger Kelly Oxford has inked a book deal with two different HarperCollins imprints, It Books and HarperCollinsCanada. Oxford (pictured) writes a popular blog and has over 100,000 ... [GalleyCat]

Tumblr & Twitter Celebrity Kelly Oxford Lands Book Deal - Posted March 8, 2011
Blogger Kelly Oxford has inked a book deal with two different HarperCollins imprints, It Books and HarperCollinsCanada. Oxford (pictured) writes a popular blog and has over 100,000 ... [semanticweb.com]

Tumblelogging Advertising's #EpicFails - Posted January 14, 2011
In its short life the tumblelog Things Real People Don't Say About Advertising has pointedly, and often hilariously, zinged Madison Avenue for being out of touch. And like an LOLCats for ad geeks, it's gatherin... [TVSpy]

Tumblelogging Advertising's #EpicFails - Posted January 14, 2011
In its short life the tumblelog Things Real People Don't Say About Advertising has pointedly, and often hilariously, zinged Madison Avenue for being out of touch. And like an LOLCats for ad geeks, it's gatherin... [AllTwitter]

CNNMoney Takes a Tumble with CNNMoney Tech Tumblr - Posted December 16, 2010
Tumblr is so money, as in CNNMoney, as the CNNMoney Tech Tumblr debuted Thursday, offering "story outtakes, amusing tidbits, and tech talk" from the CNNMoney newsroom. More than 270 posts were uploaded before launch, and contributors to CNNMoney Tech Tumblr include assi... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tumblr Raises $25M-$30M, Valued at About $135M - Posted November 19, 2010
"The easiest way to blog" is apparently valued at some $135 million, as Fortune's The Term Sheet reports... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tina Brown: Newsweek.com Isn't Shutting Down; It's Being Combined with The Daily Beast - Posted November 15, 2010
Reports of the demise of ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

6 innovative uses of Tumblr by newsrooms - Posted November 9, 2010
by Ethan Klapper More and more news organizations are using Tumblr to share content, with each taking a different approach to using the popular microblogging service. Some, like NPR, use Tumblr strictly to link to their own content. Others like Newsweek, use Tumblr to curate the entire Web. Here's a look at how some... [10,000 Words]

Is Tumblr the Next Twitter? - Posted October 14, 2010
If 140 characters isn't enough room for all the insightful things you have to say, then maybe you're ready for Tumblr. The New York Times goes into detail about the attrib... [PRNewser]

Tweet What You Need to Tweet? Not Anymore for John Mayer Fans - Posted September 14, 2010
Fans of John Mayer who feel the need to "Say What You Need to Say" to the singer-songwriter will have to find an outlet other than Twitter to do so, as ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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