Why you should never use Tumblr as a professional blogging platform

In October 2010, I started the BitShare blog. The intent was to create a daily or every-other day or so, news blog that curated daily bits to share (hence the name). BitShare is focused on content related to internet, tech, culture, apps, and more. At the time in 2010, the Tumblr blogging platform was still[…]

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A big, popular, finger on the pulse, webzine blog

I gotta say, when I see things like this in my Tumblr Dashboard, it makes me all giddy inside. Getting called “a big, popular, finger on the pulse, webzine blog” just made my Friday. A special thanks to Scott Tumbls, for his Tumblr post saying how great BitShare is. Scott, you certainly are #moving up in[…]

Did your tweets recently break on your website? Here’s why, and how to fix it

For at least the past two to three years, I have been using what most everyone else was using to display tweets on my website – Twitter’s API – via a great Javascript plugin for jQuery, which was provided by Sea of Clouds. The problem is, just a few days ago, Twitter stopped support of[…]


The secret is out – Yahoo! is purchasing Tumblr for $1.1 billion

Things moved super fast this weekend, as Yahoo!’s board gave the green-light and ever-so-needed approval to acquire Tumblr, for an astonishing $1.1 billion. As reported on Friday, it was said that Yahoo! was in serious talks to buy Tumblr, as they look to take the next big step in making Yahoo! relevant again, and targeting[…]