Facebook continues building out its much-maligned Home launcher for Google's Android, adding support for the social networking giant's own Instagram photo-sharing app as well as rival media sharing platforms Pinterest, Tumblr and Flickr.
Tumblr has released a security update for its iPhone and iPad social networking applications in response to a vulnerability that compromised some passwords. The update is available for download from Apple's App Store.
This week, Yahoo confirmed it would be acquiring visual micro-blogging platform Tumblr in a deal worth $1.1 billion, one of its largest acquisitions to date. The deal is already drawing comparisons to Facebook's $715 million acquisition of Instagram, and it is easy to see why.
Yahoo unveiled an overhauled version of its Flickr photo-sharing application for Google's Android mobile operating system, offering all users a free terabyte of storage.
Yahoo's billion dollar deal to buy Tumblr isn't about user bases or revenue streams. It's about the content.
$1.1 billion later, Tumblr is part of Yahoo, but what does the move mean and how does it fit with Marissa Mayer's new strategy for the company?
Yahoo is in advanced discussions to acquire social networking platform Tumblr for as much as $1 billion, Adweek reports. AllThingsD first reported on the talks, noting the two firms are also mulling strategic alliance and investment options.
Tumblr is rolling out a native application for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system, complementing its existing mobile social networking apps for Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
According to new findings provided exclusively to FierceMobileContent by Mobidia, Facebook and Facebook's Instagram service were the most-viewed mobile social apps last month.
Tumblr is expanding its fledgling advertising efforts from the desktop to its mobile applications, a move expected to help boost the social network to profitability by the end of 2013.