Yahoo Buys Tumblr: Two Giants Join Forces

On Monday, May 20, 2013, Yahoo announced it will buy Tumblr, a popular blogging platform for $1.1 billion cash. Since Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer took over, the company has been making strides to make itself more relevant. Yahoo promises "not to screw it up," and will purchase the blogging site from David Karp, the […]

Marissa Meyer Hates Yahoo’s Hold Music

Prior to a recent conference call, Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer was overheard calling the company's on-hold music 'garbage.' She ordered her team to fix it, and they did, enlisting rapper Snow to record a witty custom-written jingle that went viral. While you may not have Meyer's resources, her lesson is clear: never pass up a […]