For a long time, Yahoo’s fortunes have dwindled, with lots of wondering what will become of the 90s Internet giant. Now, it’s official: the company is being sold to Verizon for $4.8 billion. Yahoo plans to sell Verizon most of its famous assets, such as its web services (finances, a web portal, etc.), Flickr, Tumblr, and even the company’s name/logo.
Here’s a look at, and my thoughts on, my current social media usage. Facebook Some months ago, I shut down the Facebook page I made for this blog. Facebook’s limited the “organic” (normal, non-curated) reach … Read moreMy social network usage (Spring 2016)
Apparently it’s been longer than I thought: one of the first big Web companies, Yahoo, turns 20 years old today. A lot’s changed since 1995 for the Internet… and Yahoo’s … Read moreYahoo turns 20 today
As the subject line says, I’m trying out Pinterest and Tumblr. My motivations for such are an interest in trying out a few new social media networks, staying current on popular online … Read moreI’m giving Tumblr and Pinterest a go
As everyone knows, social media networks dominate online life for most Internet users these days, with Facebook and Twitter the dominant ones. I thought I’d write up my feelings and … Read moreA look at my social network usage (Summer 2014)