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Verizon selling Tumblr to Wordpress owner Automattic

Aug 13, 2019 - 8:02 PM

The price for the deal isn't officially disclosed, but sources tell Axios the pricing can either be 'well below' $20 million or possibly even below $10 million

PornHub 'extremely interested' in buying Tumblr

May 03, 2019 - 7:30 PM

(UPDATED) PornHub's president, Corey Price, says there are 'obvious synergies' between Tumblr and the adult website

Mindanao residents slam AFP, PNP recommendation to extend martial law | Midday wRap

Dec 04, 2018 - 1:06 PM

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Tumblr to ban adult content starting December 17

Dec 04, 2018 - 8:17 AM

Tumblr CEO Jeff D'Onofrio explains the move to ban adult content was weighed in relation to Tumblr's potential impact 'across different age groups, cultures and mindsets'

Tumblr removed from Apple's App Store due to child pornography

Nov 20, 2018 - 6:12 PM

Tumblr admits the application was taken down due to child pornography bypassing the filters set up to prevent it from showing on the service

Tumblr patches data-exposing privacy bug

Oct 19, 2018 - 1:41 PM

Tumblr says the it found 'no evidence that this bug was abused, and there is nothing to suggest that unprotected account information was accessed'

Tumblr confirms, suspends 84 Russian-linked accounts

Mar 25, 2018 - 3:48 PM

The social networking site breaks its silence and like Twitter, Facebook, and Google before it, admits there were alleged state-sponsored accounts spreading false information on the platform

Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp stepping down

Nov 28, 2017 - 6:07 PM

Tumblr operations chief Jeff D'Onofrio will take over the CEO reins

DAVID KARP. A photo of Tumblr founder David Karp from 2007. File photo by Marco Arment via Wikipedia

Dari Saipul Jamil jadi tersangka hingga Rio Haryanto resmi ke F1

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:58 AM

Artis dangdut Saipul Jamil jadi tersangka Rio Haryanto akan berangkat menjadi pebalap Formula1 Tumblr batal diblokir dan maskot baru Asian Games 2018

Batal blokir Tumblr, Kemenkominfo masih pelajari kasus

Feb 18, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Kemenkominfo minta Tumblr lakukan penyesuaian konten

Indonesia wRap: MUI tolak LGBT, penggusuran warga Kalijodo

Feb 18, 2016 - 9:14 AM

Berita pilihan dari redaksi Rappler Indonesia

FATWA GAFATAR.  Ketua Umum MUI Ma’ruf Amien menyatakan Gafatar adalah aliran sesat dan meminta Komisi Dakwah untuk membina para eks anggota gerakan tersebut. Foto oleh Febriana Firdaus/Rappler

Kominfo blokir Tumblr?

Feb 17, 2016 - 5:32 PM

Selain Tumblr pemerintah juga akan memblokir 477 website lainnya yang dianggap menampilkan konten porno

Instant messaging comes to Tumblr

Nov 11, 2015 - 12:05 PM

Tumblr users can finally chat their friends from around the world

Google I/O, Jony Ive's promotion, latest in robotics | SciTech4u

Jun 04, 2015 - 12:29 PM

Also brain controlled bionic legs

Video: Facebook supports 3rd party GIFs

Jun 02, 2015 - 2:45 PM

You can now send that hairflip GIF to your friends via Facebook

7 witty pranks pulled by brands on April Fools' Day

Apr 02, 2015 - 7:37 AM

Business brands do have self deprecating humor too as reflected in their April Fools pranks for 2015

Photo courtesy of CERN

Gaun ini berwarna biru dan hitam

Feb 27, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Gaun ini aslinya berwarna biru dan hitam namun setelah difoto dan disebarkan ke media sosial banyak orang melihatnya berwarna emas dan putih

Gaun yang menimbulkan perdebatan di media sosial. Foto dari Tumblr

The 10 best Tumblr moments of 2014 according to our readers

Dec 20, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Which Tumblr posts made the most impact this year?

Nokia Lumia 830 review (TechRap)

Dec 04, 2014 - 2:42 PM

Rapplers take the Nokia Lumia 830 for a spin in this pooled review Mi devices to get Android Lollipop update and our app of the week: Viddsee

Knocked up: Anime characters pregnancy test meme

Oct 25, 2014 - 10:31 AM

A new meme has pregnancy announcements popping up from the most unexpected sources

Want to dress up like your favorite online meme?

Oct 20, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Look like Sweet Brown Ermahgerd Girl and a host of other popular memes

What is the best thing about your social media platform?

Jul 03, 2014 - 2:33 PM

Users tell us what they particularly love about Facebook Twitter Instagram and Tumblr

Rappler Hangouts: Being a power player on social media

Jul 02, 2014 - 11:49 AM

How to share your passion on social media and get results

What everyone's saying about the 2014 Oscars

Mar 05, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Netizens comment on every little aspect of this year s Academy Awards

Say cheese: #OscarsSelfie morphs into Internet meme

Mar 04, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Just because you weren t at the 2014 Oscars doesn t mean you can t be in the photos

What happens online when Leo doesn't win an Oscar

Mar 03, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Leonardo DiCaprio didn t get an Oscar yet again Here s what his fans online have to say about this defeat

FRIENDZONED. Leo just can't seem to win an Oscar statue over. Image from detaileveryounceofpain.tumblr.com

Leonardo DiCaprio, an Oscar, and the Internet

Mar 01, 2014 - 11:33 AM

Leonardo DiCaprio may not have an Oscar but he has an army of netizens standing behind him

ELUSIVE. Leo just can't seem to catch a break. Image from living-preppy.tumblr.com

Lonely on Valentine's? These e-cards will earn you a date!

Feb 08, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Get a date using these Valentine s e cards

Be our Valentine? Image by Renz Bautista

10 things the holidays and the Hunger Games have in common

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:00 AM

What does the Hunger Games have in common with the holidays? Way more than you d expect

HAPPY HUNGER GAMES. Two things we all love have been put together. Image by herondale-angel.tumblr.com

5 Internet sites where it gets pretty weird

Nov 30, 2013 - 8:31 PM

The Internet may be strange enough as it is but here are 5 sites that show you just how weird things can get

TechRap: Tech companies help Haiyan victims

Nov 17, 2013 - 5:12 PM

TechRap runs down the tech companies providing aid for typhoon Haiyan victims and how to use Google s person finder and Rappler s Project Agos

Tech groups pitch in for Haiyan support

Nov 16, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Tiny changes to code or big announcements online can help in bringing the need for Philippine aid after Haiyan to a wider audience

HELPING FROM AFAR. You don't have to get off your seat to make a difference.

Do you live on your smartphone?

Sep 17, 2013 - 6:26 PM

A viral video pokes fun at addiction to smartphones

Yahoo! unveils new logo

Sep 05, 2013 - 1:23 PM

Yahoo reveals its new logo to the public with a post and video

NEW LOOK. Yahoo! shows off its new logo. Picture from Tumblr

TechRap: Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z

Sep 03, 2013 - 12:00 PM

Tumblr rivals Twitter during VMAs Twitter app alternatives Review of the Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z

Tumblr restricts NSFW content searches

Jul 19, 2013 - 6:40 PM

Tumblr has subtly changed its policies to make blogs with adult content harder to find

TUMBLR SEARCH CHANGES. Tumblr makes searching for adult content more difficult. Screen shot from Tumblr

Tech giants align, call for transparency

Jul 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM

At least 63 companies advocates and trade groups have joined forces to ask the US government for greater transparency with national security issues

BETTER TRANSPARENCY. More than 60 companies and organizations have banded together to demand greater transparency in US government surveillance.

Tumblr on iOS patched for security issue

Jul 17, 2013 - 11:44 AM

Tumblr asks iOS users to update their apps and change their passwords following a security fix

TUMBLR UPDATE. The iOS version of Tumblr gets a security fix. Screen shot from Apple

TechRap: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

May 26, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Leaked photos of what could possibly be the upcoming waterproof and dust proof Samsung Galaxy Active surface online

Tumblr users react to Yahoo! takeover

May 21, 2013 - 10:10 PM

Tumblr users react to the Yahoo takeover with the wit irreverence and creativity Tumblr is known for

TUMBLR RUCKUS. Tumblr users react to the Yahoo! takeover on where else but Tumblr?. Image from Tumblr (ravennazane)

Yahoo!, Tumblr reach 'definitive agreement'

May 20, 2013 - 8:24 PM

Yahoo s total consideration for the deal was US 1 1 billion

DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT. Yahoo to acquire Tumblr.

Yahoo! to buy blog-maker Tumblr for $1-B

May 20, 2013 - 10:23 AM

The deal if confirmed will be the largest for Yahoo since Marissa Mayer took over as chief executive last year

Yahoo! sets event amid Tumblr talk

May 18, 2013 - 8:18 AM

Yahoo schedules a news conference on Monday but offers no further details

Yahoo! eyes deal, alliance with Tumblr - report

May 17, 2013 - 9:46 PM

Yahoo has begun talks with the popular blogging platform Tumblr about an acquisition or strategic alliance the technology website AllThingsD reported

Support service for Twitter, Tumblr hacked

Feb 22, 2013 - 1:34 PM

Hackers breached the security on ZenDesk s support system prompting Pinterest Tumblr and Twitter to warn its users

ZENDESK HACK. Pinterest, Tumblr, and Twitter on alert after ZenDesk breach.

Facebook hoaxes: Some advice for 2013

Dec 31, 2012 - 2:29 PM

Avoid Facebook hoaxes for a great 2013 with our handy guide

HOAX AVOIDANCE. If you want to keep your Facebook account secure in 2013, avoid these hoaxes.

Hackers using Chrome, Facebook, Tumblr to get private data

Dec 20, 2012 - 12:48 PM

A new scam on Facebook is trying to get people to do the work to have their data on Google Chrome compromised

DATA DRAIN. A new scam attempts to get you to do the work of allowing hackers into your Chrome browser. Screen shot from http://philippeharewood.com/facebook/make-it-red-and-viral/

US presidential debate an online sensation

Oct 04, 2012 - 12:51 PM

From YouTube to Xbox videogame consoles people tuned into the US presidential debate online and weighed in so intensely that it became Twitter s hottest US political event

Reporters watch the final minutes of the Presidential Debate between Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at the University of Denver on October 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images/AFP

Teen magazine Seventeen pledges 'real girls' only

Jul 04, 2012 - 5:16 AM

The girls teen magazine commits to publishing unretouched photos of real and healthy models

SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE JUNE/JULY 2012 features Sarah Hyland of 'Modern Family' on the cover. Screen grab from YouTube (seventeen.com)

Instagram bans pro-anorexic content

Apr 26, 2012 - 9:03 AM

The app pulls the stops on photos that may promote unhealthy self image

"THINSPIRATION." Photo shows British celebrity and fashion icon Alex Chung (right) with a friend in an Instagram photo. Photo courtesy of The Huffington Post.