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Automattic’s bargain-bin Tumblr deal plugs right into the WordPress business model

Tumblr has been a millstone around the neck of its owners, first Yahoo and later Oath and Verizon Media, pretty much since it was acquired in 2013. They never found an answer to the question that new

Crunch Report | Founder David Karp Is Leaving Tumblr

Founder of Tumblr David Karp is leaving the company, Barracuda Networks gets acquired for $1.6 billion by Thoma Bravo and MIT and Harvard create artificial muscle. All this on Crunch Report.

David Karp Knows How Tumblr Will Handle Porn, Is Not So Sure About NSA

Tumblr founder David Karp was a guest on <a target="_blank" href="http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/427790/july-16-2013/david-karp">The Colbert Report</a> last night - an appearan

It’s Official: Yahoo Is Buying Tumblr For $1.1B, Vows To Keep It Independent

Yahoo has now <a target="_blank" href="http://pressroom.yahoo.net/pr/ycorp/246196.aspx">officially confirmed</a> that it is buying blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion mostly in cash, after repor

David Karp: Ten Out Of Ten Of The Biggest Hollywood Studios Now Advertise On Tumblr

Today, at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, Tumblr founder <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/david-karp">David Karp</a> and Sequoia partner (and Tumblr investor) <a target="_blank" href="

Tumblr’s David Karp On The Pros Of NYC As A Startup Town: At Least Not Everyone’s Wearing “A F*cking Dropbox Or Airbnb Shirt”

At TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 NY today, Tumblr founder David Karp and Sequoia partner Roelof Botha took the stage with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington to discuss Tumblr’s history, the relation

Oh, The Places Tumblr Can Go

Nothing says Internet opportunity like a social media juggernaut. Tumblr, the meme–olicious, gif-tastic, photo-fabulous, (but also occasionally) thoughtful blogging platform that attracted 167

With Mobile Impressions, Tumblr Pushes Past 20 Billion Pageviews A Month

David Karp, the CEO of New York-based Tumblr, revealed some fresh stats about the micro-blogging platform's growth today. The company is seeing 20 billion pageviews a month, up from 15 billion at the

Tumblr Revamps 'Directory' To Better Surface Great Content (Video)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/tumblr-directory.png" /> <strong>Exclusive -</strong> In a conversation with TechCrunch writer Jason Kincaid after his <a href="https://techc

(Founder Stories) Tumblr's David Karp: My Heroes Are Steve Jobs And Willy Wonka

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/david-karp.jpg" /> Some Internet wunderkinds don't bother to finish college. Tumblr founder David Karp dropped out of high school, and now r

(Founder Stories) David Karp: "Making Money Off Tumblr Would Be Incredibly Easy"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/david-karp.jpg" /> It's a common criticism of popular Web services that don't yet make a lot of money: Where's the business model? That cri

(Founder Stories) Why David Karp Started Tumblr: Blogs Don't Work For Most People

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/david-karp.jpg" /> In the <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/110221/p17#a110221p17">never-ending debate</a> between blogging and micro-blogging

David Karp: "Tumblr Is Growing By A Quarter Billion Impressions Every Week"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/david-karp.jpg" /> Tumblr is growing like a weed, but "the last four or five months totally overshadow everything that came before it," fou

What's New At Tumblr: Funding, Hires, Office, Board Member, And A Focus On Fashion

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/t3.png" />For the past several weeks, there's been a lot of <a href="http://gigaom.com/2010/10/27/what-do-groupon-radiumone-and-tumblr-have-in

The New Museum Brings Together Seven Artists With Seven Engineers (50 Discount Tickets)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/sevenonseven.jpg"> What happens when you pair seven visual artists with seven engineers and technologists? The New Museum in New York City i