Linked by Howard Fosdick on Fri 24th May 2013 21:41 UTC
In the News Yahoo is acquiring Tumblr, the microblogging and social networking website, for $1.1 billion USD. Tumblr offers little revenue but lots of eyeballs if Yahoo can monetarize them. Now Yahoo is bidding for Hulu, the streaming video service. After years of ineffective responses while Google, Facebook, and others took large chunks of the online advertising market, Yahoo is fighting back. Can Yahoo reignite the momentum it had at the turn of the century? What do you think?
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Flickr redesign will tell us
by howardfci on Sat 25th May 2013 18:25 UTC
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They're buying eyeballs like it's 1999. Can they monetarize them? That's the question. The Flickr redesign will tell us whether they know what they're doing.

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