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Tumblr Will Ban All Adult Content Come Mid-December

Starting on December 17, Tumblr will be permanently blocking 'not safe for work' content from its site.
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Tumblr Launches Live Streaming Support for YouTube, Kanvas, and YouNow

Yesterday rumours surfaced suggesting that Tumblr would be the latest platform to launch some form of live-streaming for its users. Later that evening the...
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Tumblr Launches new Chat Feature

Though Tumblr has been mostly about posting, curating, and creating content to share with followers, the site is heading in a new direction, this time with a new chat feature allowing bloggers to message each other in real time.
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Tumblr to Take-on reddit’s AMAs with Answer Time

reddit's AMA's have seen the likes of the Mythbusters and the President of the United States, among many others, take part in all holds barred Q&A sessions where almost anything goes. But it looks like reddit might have some stiff competition with Tumblr's Answer Time.
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Tumblr Rolls out new Robust ‘Block’ Feature to Replace ‘Ignore’.

Users can access the blocking feature from clicking on a user's profile and then opening a submenu where the button can be found. Additionally a user can also block someone from within their own inbox. If you find yourself spammed with messages from a single troll then deal a blow back by again accessing a drop-down menu within the messages screen. Lastly, you can simple block users through the settings page by manually entering a username and hitting enter.
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Tumblr Update To Deal With iOS Security Issue

Tumblr who are now owned by Yahoo who bagged the popular blogging platform for $1.1 billion have rolled out an important update for the iOS Tumblr app to address a vulnerability in security.
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It looks like Yahoo! wasn’t a fan of the porn on...

Back in May when Tumblr was purchased by Yahoo, CEO Marissa Mayer was asked directly whether Yahoo would restrict content on Tumblr. “No, we won’t,” she said. “It’s the nature of user-generated content.”. She also spoke about the importance of the "NSFW" tag that Tumblr already has in place. However on according to ZDNET, on Thursday Tumblr implemented a new "adult blog search policy" which essentially restricts NSFW content from being indexed by search engines as well as Tumblr's own internal search system.
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Yahoo! + Tumblr. = Yumblr! in a $1.1 Billion Deal.

It's finally official! After a weekend of speculation, rumours, and reports from unknown but 'reliable' sources, Marissa Mayer finally confirmed in an event yesterday that Yahoo! has in fact acquired Tumblr. for $1.1 billion of which is mostly cash. In a post on her own Tumblr. page Mayer wrote "We promise not to screw it up,". This is good news for Tumblr. who were on the verge of running out of cash, but some haven't taken the news too well.
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Tumblr Staff Say Yahoo’s $1.1 Billion Offer Is “Too Low”.

Ever since Marissa Mayer became CEO of Yahoo! news of the company snapping up several start ups have been littering tech news sources. The latest is that Yahoo have been in talks with Tumblr about acquiring the microblogging service. Apparently it all started when Mayer eyed up the blogging service around six weeks ago and has since "started an intense focus" on the company.
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Zendesk Hack Causes “Potentially Exposed Records”.

Zendesk is a customer service software provider that Tumblr, Twitter, and Pintrest use whenever someone has a problem with their sites. It's been reported that the Zendesk platform has been breached and has caused "potentially exposed records of subject lines and, in some cases, email addresses"...
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Tumblr Pin Feature Removed. I say “Good Riddance!”

The joy of browsing Tumblr was a short lived thing for me. Just like the few years I spent obsessing over how many Myspace...
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Get the new Tumblr Photoset iOS App!

"It’s hard to imagine Tumblr without photos, and we love the power a set of photos has to tell a story" said the Tumblr Staff blog...

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