Verizon To Sell Tumblr To WordPress Parent Company AutomatticVerizon is saying goodbye to Tumblr. The company's media group said it agreed to sell Tumblr to Automattic, the parent of WordPress.
White And Gold, Or Blue And Black? Social Media Explodes Over DressSocial media was abuzz Thursday night about what would appear to be an everyday photo of a two-tone dress.
First Lady Chirlane McCray Launches Blog On Her Work For New Yorkers In NeedNew York City First Lady Chirlane McCray on Friday launched an interactive multimedia blog showcasing her work and the people she meets.
Alan Cumming, Spike Lee Honored At 'Made In NY' AwardsTony-winning actor Alan Cumming, “Project Runway” host Heidi Klum and Oscar-nominated director Spike Lee were among the honorees Monday night at the city’s eighth annual “Made in NY” Awards.
Carmel High School Seniors Become Internet Celebrities As First Gay 'Cutest Couple'Two high school seniors from Putnam County have become Internet celebrities after a friend honored them not only as the first same sex couple not only to win the “cutest couple” award for their class, but to be allowed to run for the distinction at all.
Sree Tips: YouTube Turns 8While all the attention has been on the purchase of Tumblr by Yahoo!, there's been other tech news worth noting. YouTube, the immensely popular video sharing site, turns 8-years-old this week.
New Yorker Sells Social Networking Giant Tumblr To Yahoo! For $1.1 BillionIf you're a social media junkie, you and a few million others know what Tumblr is. If not, you might be wondering why Yahoo! would pay a king’s ransom for it.
Gov. Christie Launches New Social Media Accounts Ahead Of Republican National Convention KeynoteGov. Christie has launched Twitter and Tumblr accounts to provide information on his keynote address and his travels surrounding the convention in Tampa.
Bloomberg Administration Announces Free 'Digital Toolkit' Classes For Small BusinessesIn conjunction with Google, Mashable, Tumblr and other tech sites, the Department of Small Business Services and NYC Digital has announced it'll offer free web courses to small business owners to help them be more competitive with larger companies.
Thinspiration: Doctors Concerned With Social Media Sites Promoting Eating DisordersSocial media sites are a great place to stay in touch, get support, to inspire, to honor causes and celebrate achievements. But to promote eating disorders?
Resumes Are So Last DecadeNew York is taking on Silicon Valley and if you're looking for a job, especially in the high-tech field, the traditional resume might not be enough to get you in the door.
'Occupy Wall Street' Demonstration Inspires Web Memes, Viral Videos And MoreAs with just about anything in the Internet age, from the Bronx Zoo Cobra to Double Rainbows to Charlie Sheen, there's been an explosion of merchandise available online inspired to the Occupy Wall Street demonstration.
NYC Joins Facebook, Foursquare; Bloomberg Plans 'Hackathon' To Redesign City Web SiteThe initiative includes a redesign of the city's website with the ultimate goal of enhancing social media to make it easier and faster for New Yorkers to engage with the city government.
Massive Outage Takes Down Blogging Site TumblrThe popular blogging site Tumblr is working to recover from an outage that's left it out of service for at least 15 hours.