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Mobile Ads are heading to Tumblr

Mobile Ads are heading to Tumblr

Tumblr is looking to implement advertisement on its mobile apps. The online-blogging service has seen its number of mobile users skyrocket in the past six months, and it plans on using that success as a monetizing tool. The Tumblr mobile-ads won't be like those annoying pop-up ads featured in various free apps and games. Tumblr will instead just have "featured posts" for companies that join in on its program.

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Tumblr makes iPhone app 17+ over porn potential

Tumblr makes iPhone app 17+ over porn potential

Microblogging service and teen-favorite Tumblr has quietly scaled up its iOS app age warning, giving the latest version a 17+ recommendation in what appears to be a preemptive defense against Apple's latest porn witch hunt. Tumblr for iOS was updated overnight to version 3.2.4 [iTunes link], but in addition to "small bug fixes" the refreshed app also demanded users confirm they are 17 or over.

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OneWed wedding inspiration photos app heads to iPad

OneWed wedding inspiration photos app heads to iPad

There's a brand new wedding inspiration app in town by the name of OneWed and it's about to take the iPad by storm. Not because it's the most amazing app ever written, not because it does anything one function better than apps like Pinterest or Tumblr, but because it's a non-stop one-stop-shop for wedding-related photos. And that's it.

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Tumblr is taken offline to fix network bug [UPDATE: some blogs back up]

Tumblr is taken offline to fix network bug [UPDATE: some blogs back up]

Last week, Tumblr became the victim of hacking group GNAA, which exploited a security hole that allowed it to post inflammatory content on blogs that quickly spread across the service. Now the blogging platform is experiencing problems again, this time with network issues that were causing various user problems. In response, Tumblr has been taken offline while the company fixes a network error.

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Tumblr blogs hacked to display racist, offensive posts

Tumblr blogs hacked to display racist, offensive posts

If you maintain a blog on Tumblr, it might be a good idea to stay away from the site for the time being. Apparently, hacker group GNAA has taken advantage of a major security hole to publish racist and offensive posts to Tumblr blogs, and visiting infected blogs while logged into Tumblr helps these posts spread. Buzzfeed originally reported on the attack, posting images of the inflammatory posts being published (just a warning: they're pretty offensive to anyone other than an Internet troll).

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