According to the research firm eMarketer, Tumblr is used by around 8.7 percent of US Internet users, far below the 69.9 percent who use social networks in general

Yahoo Devalues Tumblr by Another $482 Million Since Acquisition

Yahoo has written down a further $428 million of the estimated worth of Tumblr following its acquisition of the microblogging site in 2013. The site has now lost a staggering 50% of its original worth since it was acquired by

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Pakistan Tries to Block 400,000 Websites, Fails

Pakistan launched one of its most ambitious censorship initiatives in memory at the beginning of 2016, with a Supreme Court order to “take remedial steps to quantify the nefarious phenomenon of obscenity and pornography that has an imminent role to corrupt and vitiate the youth of Pakistan.” It’s apparently not going well.

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Twitter Sued by Victim’s Family for Allowing ISIS Accounts

The family of a 46-year-old former Florida Sheriff killed while providing police training in the Middle East has sued Twitter, claiming the company “knowingly permitted” ISIS accounts to spread extremist propaganda.

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Inside Tumblr’s Teen Killer Cults

Tumblr, the digital hiding place for fifteen-year-old girls and their teenage angst, is commonly associated with social justice, third-wave feminism and fluorescent-dyed hair. It is a place regularly mocked by other online communities for its politically-correct stances and oversensitive reactions to anything

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There Will Soon Be A Site For People Who Find Tumblr Too Stressful And Hostile

The blogging platform Tumblr has become a byword for the wackiest politics of the fringe left. It’s the touchy-feely home of people who identify with a vast range of allegedly oppressed demographics, including “otherkin,” “transethnics” and “demisexuals.” Yet for some, the

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Inside The Tumblr Shoplifting Craze

The mere mention of Tumblr leads to exasperated groans from anyone of sound mind. The microblogging site, now owned by Yahoo!, has played host to a myriad of rabid social justice warriors and third-wave feminists for years. Straight white males are usually

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Net Neutrality: Silicon Valley’s Whiz Kids Are Stumped

The whiz kids of Silicon Valley are celebrating the GOP’s apparent collapse on Net Neutrality. The New York Times exults: “the little guys appear to have won.” It omits that the “little guys” are some of the richest people in America, and–by their own lights–the smartest. The odd thing is that the nerds who have an app for everythng seem to be unable to explain what Net Neutrality actually is, and why we need it. Case in point: Tuesday’s epic failure by Tumblr CEO David Karp on CNBC.

AP’s Pace ‘Not Sure’ About Hillary’s Message, Why She Is Running

AP’s Pace ‘Not Sure’ About Hillary’s Message, Why She Is Running

On Tuesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, Associated Press correspondent Julie Pace commented on a potential Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential candidacy. However according to Pace, it’s not clear to her why Clinton would be running. “[Elizabeth Warren] is saying something, at

Axelrod: 'You Hear Ready for Hillary — It's Like Ready for What?'

Axelrod: 'You Hear Ready for Hillary — It's Like Ready for What?'

On Tuesday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, former Obama adviser David Axelrod offered his thoughts on a potential 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential candidacy. For Axelrod, the entire “Ready for Hillary” movement lacks any substance behind it. “What happened in 2008 was

South Park Finale Derides Cosby, Cops and Iggy Azalea’s Butt

South Park Finale Derides Cosby, Cops and Iggy Azalea’s Butt

South Park‘s Wednesday season finale took on some of 2014’s most serious subjects, and in its usual fashion, the show stoked the fires of controversy.  From Bill Cosby, to Iggy Azalea’s backside, to the deaths of young black men at

Gruber Tells House ‘Take It Up with My Counsel’ on Doc Requests

Gruber Tells House ‘Take It Up with My Counsel’ on Doc Requests

Jonathan Gruber declared “take it up with my counsel” when he was asked if he would provide copies of ACA-related work products he gave to the federal government by Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) before the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday. 

Gruber Won’t Say How Much He Was Paid for Obamacare Work

Gruber Won’t Say How Much He Was Paid for Obamacare Work

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber repeatedly refused to answer how much he was paid for his lectures on Obamacare before the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday. Representative Jim Jordan repeatedly asked Gruber how much he was paid, to which he was

San Diegans Join in Planned Ferguson Protests, Attempt to Block Freeway

San Diegans Join in Planned Ferguson Protests, Attempt to Block Freeway

San Diego demonstrators joined in nationwide “planned responses” Tuesday associated with protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Demonstrators temporarily blocked the 15 freeway one of the city’s main arteries. In addition, protests at City Heights and the Federal Building were outlined on

‘Hands Up Don’t SHOP’ Black Friday Ferguson Protests Announced

‘Hands Up Don’t SHOP’ Black Friday Ferguson Protests Announced

“Hands Up Don’t Shop Plan a Blackout Black Friday” reads a post from the Ferguson National Response Network. The locally-organized group has kept a running list of planned protests since Monday night’s grand jury announcement that Officer Darren Wilson would not be