Against the ‘Umbrella’ protests in Hong Kong
The so-called Umbrella revolution in Hong Kong, a rightful part of the People’s Republic of China regained from British imperialism in 1997, is a bourgeois-led and imperialist-inspired color revolution based in the middle class, like EuroMaidan and…
AusiwnaiznwbauJ have you ever even heard of the Great Leap Forward? You revisionist slime….
Marissa Mayer's plan to turn Tumblr into YouTube is bold and smart. Too bad it's probably not going to work.
In short, teens love Tumblr. Some reports estimate that 61 percent of them are on it. They also love YouTube stars — even more than they love Hollywood actors and pop stars. But weird tumblogs devoted to celebrity bread puns and academic critiques of dick pics, while hilarious, do not make money — evidence strongly suggests that the revenue created by Tumblr since the Yahoo acquisition is negligible at best.
But you know what does make money? Online video. Although YouTube missed 2013 revenue projections by a significant margin, it still posted $3.5 billion last year.
You have to admire the elegance of the logic: Teens love Tumblr, teens love online video. Tumblr makes no money, YouTube does. And if Yahoo can attract existing YouTube stars to its team, Tumblr is the only appropriate platform for them to use — After all, it’s literally the only Yahoo property that has any name recognition among the youngs.
Yeah, tumblr is definitely ready to compete with youtube over online video.
ah yes, the website that can’t load a five second video without buffering for a full minute
I was never clear on how this website was profitable with such little advertising
last year’s winter wear aesthetic was post-apocalyptic wasteland anime themed. this year, i’m going in a very mountain man/gold prospector direction.
but the best part is the two wardrobes can be combined for that very rare post-apocalyptic anime gold prospector look.