Rumor: Some Bad Shit Is Going Down At Tumblr

Dan Lyons · 01/23/15 04:44PM

Do you work in sales at Tumblr? Have you noticed a disturbance in the force? We're hearing that bad shit went down at Tumblr this week, and while it is not going to be announced until next week, for now everyone at Tumblr is drinking heavily.

Nitasha Tiku · 10/21/14 06:15PM

Marissa Mayer addressed her haters during Yahoo's earnings call. Tumblr, she claimed, will generate $100 million in revenue in 2015. As for profitability, Mayer said Tumblr will reach "positive Ebitda," which doesn't seem like enough return to shut down activist investors.

Source: Yahoo Is Investing $20 Million In Snapchat

Nitasha Tiku · 10/03/14 03:20PM

Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Yahoo, the corporate equivalent of Remember the 90's is "close" to investing in Snapchat, the fratty harbinger of our ephemeral future, at a $10 billion valuation. A source told Valleywag the amount Yahoo is investing is only $20 million and that the deal has closed.

Nitasha Tiku · 09/30/14 06:05PM

Yahoo made $9.4 billion by selling 140 million shares in Alibaba, according to a new SEC filing. Never have so many billions seemed so doomed.

Investor Wants Yahoo and AOL to Merge Into Single Corporate Catastrophe

Kevin Montgomery · 09/26/14 02:25PM

What happens when you combine two dying '90s internet relics into one conglomerate of uselessness? According an activist investor at Starboard Value, a proposed merger of Yahoo and AOL could see "significant appreciation" in Yahoo's stock price and the revitalization of both brands. How exciting!

Yahoo Gives Up Hope

Kevin Montgomery · 07/11/14 05:30PM

Yahoo, the last living fossil of the internet dinosaurs, is coming to grips with its own mortality. The lumbering tech giant once bought 48 acres of land in Santa Clara for a massive office expansion. Now it's turning the land into a parking lot.

Marissa Mayer Slept Through a Business Dinner

Sam Biddle · 06/23/14 03:06PM

Nobody really enjoys using most of the Yahoo! branded apps or websites, so the company's future rests largely on the money it can make from advertising. For this reason and perhaps others, it's not a good sign that Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer showed up hours late to a client dinner because she was asleep.