Tumblr, now owned by Yahoo!, has updated their mobile app to include a brand new discovery "experience." The update allows Tumblr users and readers to search both tags and blogs, as well as explore trending tags and blogs. And, whenever you're searching a tag, Tumblr will recommend specific blogs for you to follow.
Last February, Fancy parterned with Google+ to bring eCommerce Buy buttons to the social network. Fancy is an eCommerce discovery startup and was one of the first to integrate the new Google+ sign-in API. And now they've added Tumblr to the mix!
Imagine being able to connect with friends, create status updates that can be as detailed as blog posts, check into and recommend local restaurants, find great news stories and share them with connections, upload images and even create short video snippets.
I have an over active imagination. That's part of why I enjoy so much Science Fiction and Fantasy, but it also means I think about things to the point of over thinking. I will start to imagine how a conversation is going to go and before I know it, I'm having a full-fledge argument in my mind. While that kind of worry and anxiety is stressful and a sin, there are definitely some benefits to having an over active imagination that can be applied to your business and marketing.
Yahoo! started in 1994 and grew quite rapidly, offering users a portal to access their email, news and information. However, recent years have seen Yahoo usage lag behind Google and social networks like Facebook. Google has embraced social media and incorporated their own social media platform in Google+, but how will Yahoo adapt?