Yahoo To Shut Down MyBlogLog On May 24

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Yahoo</a> will soon kill off <a href="http://www.crunchbase

Raid The MiniBar: Meebo Gets Into The Site Check-In Game. But Don't Call It A Game.

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-243978" title="m" src="" alt="" />With the rise of Foursquare, the "check-in" has become fairly commonpla

Zentact Wants to Turn You Into A Super-Connector (Invites)

<img src="" /> There is something about great sales people or deal makers that is entirely social. They are <a href="http://www.glad

Twitter Plays Nice: XMPP Firehose Data Feed To Gnip

Twitter is living up to its promise to open up its data stream as much as possible to developers. While I was negotiating with Twitter cofounder Evan Williams to sit down and do a video interview at F

MyBlogLog Hits the Streets with Bluetooth-Based User Detection

Following Michael’s post the other day about the future of social networking, we have heard of several more ways the mobile, location-aware nut is being cracked already. One of these is an &#822

Disqus Picks Up A Half-Million Dollars From Fred Wilson And Angels

The blog commenting system Disqus picked up $500,000 in a series A by Union Square Ventures (Fred Wilson), Naval Ravikant, Howard Lindzon, Aydin Senkut. Union Square’s investment isn’t all

MyBlogLog Founder To Launch New Startup Gnip With $1 Million In Funding

MyBlogLog founder Eric Marcoullier sold his company to Yahoo in January 2007 for an estimated $10 million. He left Yahoo in July 2007. Eric is now preparing to launch a new startup, Gnip. Details are

Yahoo's MyBlogLog Adds An Activity Stream Feature

MyBlogLog, a blogger social network acquired by Yahoo about a year ago, launched v.2 of their service tonight, with a significant new feature. You can see the MyBlogLog widget in the right sidebar of

Are Blog Tracking Services A Security Risk? Citibank Thinks So

Blog tracking and commenting services such as the now Yahoo owned MyBlogLog continue to have fairly widespread usage, but using these services could pose a security risk, at least according to Citiban

Get Your Family Together At Sampa

When we covered the slate of companies helping people chronicle family stories and milestones, we left out a quiet but excellent Redmond, Washington startup called Sampa. They aren’t new, and we

TechCrunch40: Jeff Clavier Launches $12 Million Venture Fund

Angel investor and startup advisor Jeff Clavier (pictured with Digg founder Kevin Rose) just announced a new $12 million early stage venture fund today at the TechCrunch40 conference. The new fund wil

Feedjit Customized Widget Shows Real Time SiteTraffic

FEEDJIT Live traffic Map The Feedjit traffic widget launched a month ago and is now claiming some fairly serious viral growth – 3 million impressions per week from the blogs that have added it.

MyBlogLog Gets Into Tagging

MyBlogLog, a distributed social network which was acquired by Yahoo earlier this year, will launch a tagging feature later this evening that will allow users to add descriptive tags to the people and

MyBlogLog Back On TechCrunch

We’ve re-embedded MyBlogLog onto TechCrunch – we removed it a few months ago due to spam and reliability concerns. After repeated promises by founder Eric Marcoullier and Yahoo (which acqu

Yahoo To Finally Upgrade MyBlogLog

MyBlogLog, the ubiquitous blog widget that shows pictures of recent visitors to a site, was one of the “instant” success stories of 2006 – Yahoo acquired the company before most peop

MyBlogLog Bans Blogger; Backlash Begins

Update (Arrington): MyBlogLog has responded, apologized and reinstated Shoemoney. Caterina Fake of Yahoo (MyBlogLog’s parent company) has written her thoughts as well. It’s time to move on

MyBlogLog Got Spammed (and so did we)

Michael Jensen shows that it is quite easy to spam MyBlogLog (recently acquired by Yahoo), and he used TechCrunch as the guinea pig for his experiment. We, like many other blogs, display the MyBlogLog

Yahoo Buys MyBlogLog. No, They Didn't. Wait, Yes.

Ok so it’s official and confirmed from Yahoo: They bought MyBlogLog. This was first rumored to be happening in November, but was never confirmed and we updated our post to reflect that. This mor

MyBlogLog adds MySpace support

As 2006 closes in, my favorite web service of the year is MyBlogLog. Despite Yahoo! acquisition rumors a few weeks ago, the company is still privately-held. If I were in the web M&A business, they

MyBlogLog to be Acquired by in Acquisition Discussions with Yahoo

Update: One of Yahoo’s PR firms, OutkastPR, emailed us to say that this story is innacurate, and that Yahoo has not acquired MyBlogLog. We dug a little deeper with some insiders and it appears t
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