News is that Verizon is selling Tumblr, and PornHub wants to buy it, promising to put the adult back into Tumblr. Tumblr banned porn accounts a few years ago, but will Verizon sell it? Leo thinks it would be better for WordPress to buy it and keep it alive for kids.
Orly has an invention that she's patenting. She needs to create a website to market it, but she doesn't understand how to get going. Leo recommends going with SquareSpace because they not only have a good blogging style content management system, but they also have e-commerce options if she's going to be selling online.
Dan wants to schedule to publish a post on Tumblr. He wants to schedule it out months, maybe even years. Leo says that if he can put in a date, Tumblr will publish it. Leo says that Tumblr will only allow users to schedule 300 posts in advance, so that's something to pay attention to. Leo also suggests If This Then That, which has an automated option.
Yahoo has announced a gorgeous new redesign of Flickr giving users 1TB of free storage.
In addition, Yahoo announced the purchase of Tumblr for $1.1 Billion. The news was met with many faithful Tumblr users declaring they were quitting. WordPress said that in the first hour after the announcement, over 72,000 users moved their Tumblr blogs over to Wordpress.com. Leo says that it's a cagey move to buy Tumblr, as the young demographic is abandoning sites like Facebook and moving to Tumblr, Twitter and Snapchat.
Yahoo has an announcement on Monday, and rumors are going around on what it will be. Leo says it's possible there will be an update to their popular photo sharing service, Flickr. Another possibility is a buyout of Tumblr. Yahoo has reportedly bid $1.1 billion for the site, but Tumblr may have turned it down. Site founder David Karp may have started a bidding war over the site.
Todd is a blogger who writes about Theater lighting and he uses Google docs to share links to his research data. As he gets more and more links, he'd like a better, more efficient way to share these links. Delicous, perhaps?