The best thing you'll read on Yahoo buying Tumblr... -
comes from employee #2, practically the co-founder: Marco Arment
YOU MIGHT FIND YOURSELF: Yahoo buys Tumblr -
The news is official, Yahoo buys Tumblr for 1.1 billion.
There are a lot of people up in arms about it for good and bad (mostly bad) reasons. It should be made clear that startups (and companies) are in the business to make money. Startups are built for exits. Sometimes that timeline has a…
A BlackBerry fan just tweeted at me with negative comments about Yahoo and Tumblr. The same kind of comments that people made (and still make) about BlackBerry. I will not put up with that kind of nonsense. There is no time, no place for spiteful, hateful nonsense in my day. Life is too short, and the lives we have are too awesome.
I will not waste time on haters.
Unless of course we’re talking about Star Trek Enterprise, because we all know that show was awful. Seriously.
People complaining about Yahoo potentially buying Tumblr remind me of the iOS users who complained when Instagram launched on Android.
The internet is not supposed to be exclusive or cliquy - it’s supposed to be open to everyone.
Yahoo buying Tumblr will hopefully bring new users and new creators to the service. We all win - and more.
The VCs, the angels, Union Square, Fred Wilson, all those investors will now have more capital to invest in new services.
Yahoo will hopefully grow into a competitive option to Google for content and services.
Our animated GIFs will survive. If the acquisition happens, it’s a great thing and be happy - and always reblog.
To all of you complaining…why?
Mashable.com: Yahoo Board Approves Tumblr Acquisition
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