It’s true; Yahoo! bought Tumblr.
Which means if you’re a Yahoo user…you’re just finding this out (haha) and if you’re a Tumblr user you’re outraged.
So after you’ve calmed down, from what I’ve gathered, it seems that Y! has no interest in changing anything about our beloved blogging site. They realize, much like PhillyD said; “the product is people”. In this case, if Yahoo! were to make drastic changes to this site it would scare off users…and why would they want that when they just paid $1.1b for it???
Some are scared that things will end up like Geocities. I had a Geo page, and it killed itself. Eventually sites like that (and other partners of Y!) naturally became irrelevant because they were centered around a gimmick.
Worst case scenario (and I use this lightly) Tumblr become a little more “family friend” which will cause more people to simply move over to WordPress. That’s what I’ll end up doing too, if this go too far south…
Everything is connected, old sport.
Today was the perfect start to a long weekend…
Woke up early, feeling refreshed. It was raining, the windows were open so there was a crisp chill that smelled like nature, and I was cozy under a pile of blankets.
I made breakfast, played video games, and did some reading. Cleaned the house, tended to the other living things (that aren’t my roommate) in the house, and started on a new project.
Some friends came over, we made dinner (steak, spuds, bacon, and suds) and took off to see the new StarTrek.
Spent some pipe time with the roomie, and now I’m going to curl up with my heater and pwn some digital n00bs.